IU Theatre

  • Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center
  • 275 N. Jordan Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47405-1105
  • (812) 855-1103

The state-of-the-art Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center presents a full season of exciting performances in the Wells-Metz Theatre and the Ruth N. Halls Theatre. Subscriptions, flex vouchers, single tickets, group discounts, gallery exhibits, lectures, curtain talks and special events are available. Tickets are available at the IU Auditorium Box Office (812-855-1103).

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The Exonerated

  • Dates vary between December 2, 2016 - December 10, 2016

The stories of six average Americans, wrongly accused of murder and put on death row, are told simultaneously, interwoven so the audience can see the similarities between all the exonerated victims. The play reveals a very disturbing pattern within our judicial system and invites us to examine... Learn more

Roots to Wings

  • January 13, 2017 - January 15, 2017

This annual production will feature premiere choreography by IU dance faculty, as well as works by the iconic José Limón and Andrea Miller, artistic director of Gallim Dance. Experience the raw power of modern... Learn more

The Duchess of Malfi

  • Dates vary between February 3, 2017 - February 11, 2017

One of the greatest tragedies of English renaissance drama comes to life in an updated version by the director who brought us last season's brilliant reimagining of Jean Anouilh’s Antigone . The tragic heroine is a... Learn more

The Tempest

  • Dates vary between February 24, 2017 - March 4, 2017

Prospero and his daughter Miranda are stranded on an island by his jealous brother Antonio, but their new home is inhabited by spirits. The Tempest offers the best of both drama and comedy in Shakespeare’s enchanting tale of... Learn more

At First Sight

  • Dates vary between March 24, 2017 - April 1, 2017

IU's M.F.A. playwriting program gives you a first-hand look at the development process with staged readings of early drafts leading up to performances in the Wells-Metz Theatre. This year, IU Theatre presents a new work by... Learn more

The Drowsy Chaperone

  • Dates vary between April 14, 2017 - April 22, 2017

Gangsters-turned-pastry-chefs, seductive Spaniards, and a well-oiled chaperone will have you roaring like the 20s! In this "musical within a musical", IU Theatre icon George Pinney takes the stage to share his talent one last... Learn more

New Moves: Student Choreographers Showcase

  • April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017

Collaboration and innovation take center stage in this original choreography by IU Contemporary Dance seniors. Fresh tracks on the trail toward the future of dance creation and performance, including sound, film, visual art,... Learn more