Press Releases

Current press releases are now available on our website, with live links to more in-depth information, including performer and creative team bios, and videos whenever they’re available.

Press release archive:

November 7, 2017  “IU stages the ‘Gangster show to end all gangster shows'”

October 17, 2017  “Peter Pan prequel soars into Bloomington”

September 22, 2017 “Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” returns to the IU stage after a half century in the wings”

September 5, 2017  “Peter Pan Palooza starts this weekend”

August 24, 2017  “IU Theatre Brings “Urinetown” to Btown”

July 27, 2017  “IU Summer Theatre closes with new musical set at the start of the Arab Spring”

June 18, 2017  “A summer of love lost by Shakespeare, found by Jane Austen

May 18, 2017  “Dames at Sea” taps into fun at IU Summer Theatre

April 19, 2017  “IU Summer Theatre 2017 season announced, featuring upbeat musicals and Shakespeare and Austen in repertory”

April 13, 2017  “IU Contemporary Dance Theatre’s New Moves Puts Student Choreographers in the Spotlight”

March 23, 2017  “IU Theatre’s The Drowsy Chaperone loving tribute to musical theatre of the 1920s”

February 28, 2017  “New play ‘Prospect Hill’ by Bruce Walsh, a story of faith, hope, and redemption, comes to IU Theatre in March”

January 31, 2017  “Shakespeare’s The Tempest brings magic, comedy, and romance to IU Theatre in February”

January 12, 2016  “IU Theatre’s Duchess of Malfi tale of independence, betrayal, bloody REVENGE”

December 1, 2016 “IU Contemporary Dance 2017 Winter Concert “Roots to Wings” celebrates modern dance’s journey through the years”

November 10. 2016  “IU Theatre’s The Exonerated brings true stories of wrongly accused inmates to the stage”

October 11, 2016  “Beloved retiring professor George Pinney directs rock musical phenomenon Jesus Christ Superstar for IU Theatre”

September 23, 2016  “IU Theatre’s Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike riffs on Chekhov, reflects on family”

August 30, 2016  “Irish Masterpiece Dancing at Lughnasa launches IU Theatre’s 2016-2017 Season”

July 21, 2016 “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown closes IU Summer Theatre’s 2016 Season”

June 7, 2016  “2016-17 IU Theatre Season Announced!”

May 5, 2016 Indiana Festival Theatre becomes IU Summer Theatre and launches four new productions for a summer of fun!”

March 15, 2016 “IU Theatre presents emo-rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”

February 29, 2016 “IU Theatre’s AT FIRST SIGHT presents new works by emerging voices in American theatre”

January 24, 2016 “Sardines and slamming doors herald the arrival of IU Theatre’s NOISES OFF!”

January 2, 2016  “‘Fair is foul, and foul is fair’ in IU Theatre’s MACBETH”

December 8, 2015  “IU Contemporary Dance collaborates with revered choreographers in annual dance concert: Leading Edges”

November 6, 2015  “IU Theatre presents an inspired take on a modern classic: Jean Anouilh’s Antigone”

September 24, 2015 “MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY brings The Simpsons to IU Theatre”

September 1, 2015 “IU Theatre to open 2015-16 Season with Ibsen classic HEDDA GABLER”

August 22, 2015 “IU Department of Theatre, Drama & Contemporary Dance will host “Moving Light Workshop”

July 27, 2015 “Horton the elephant to be charged with talking to a speck, loitering…on an egg.”

July 23, 2015 “IU Theatre’s Fall 2015 Auditions Announced, guest artist Henry Woronicz will return”

June 26, 2015 “IHS Exhibition Focuses on Indiana Literature”

May 3, 2015  “IU Theatre’s 2015-16 Season mixes cutting-edge new works with celebrated classics”

April 17, 2015  “INDIANA FESTIVAL THEATRE Summer Season Announced”

March 31, 2015  “Broadway choreographer of AVENUE Q to direct INTO THE WOODS at Indiana University”

March 7, 2015  “IU Theatre presents two full productions of brand new plays by current MFA playwrighting candidates”

February 12, 2015  “IU Theatre celebrates the Bard with a 17th Century-inspired production of ROMEO & JULIET”

January 16, 2015  “IU Theatre debuts the first-ever Big Ten New Play Commission with Naomi Iizuka’s GOOD KIDS”

December 19, 2014  “IU Contemporary Dance Theatre collaborates with famed European choreographer in ENCOUNTERS & COLLISIONS”

November 20, 2014  “Indonesian Puppet Exhibit ‘Still/Moving’ Opens at Mathers Museum of World Culture”

November 13, 2014  “IU Theatre to present Tarell Alvin McCraney’s critically acclaimed IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER”

October 17, 2014 “Indiana Jane Austen Fans Rejoice, as IU Theatre Embarks on Jon Jory’s Renowned Adaptation of Pride and Prejudice”

October 10, 2014  “Stereotypes of race and gender laid bare in David Henry Hwang’s M. BUTTERFLY”

October 1, 2014 “Tony Award Winning author of M. BUTTERFLY to share his artistry with students and public”

September 10, 2014  “Mystery with a twist kicks off IU Theatre 2014-15 Season”

August 5, 2014 “IFT’s summer workshop production of Moses Man strikes a warm and passionate chord”

June 25, 2014 “If music be the food of love, play on! (Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, I:1)”

April 28, 2014 “Indiana Festival Theatre celebrates summer with classics, old and new.”

April 14, 2014 “Hammer and Nail – Student Choreographers and Composers Collaborate”

April 8, 2014 “IU Theatre invites audiences to fall in love with Guys and Dolls all over again!”

April 7, 2014 “IU Contemporary Dance Selected for Performance at DC’s Kennedy Center in June”

February 14, 2014 “Guest artist Henry Woronicz joins IU Theatre for Shakespeare’s King Lear”

January 27, 2014 “Iconic and influential work from German theatre repertory comes to IU Theater in ‘Woyzeck’”

December 30, 2013  “Moving Into Focus”

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