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2014-15 Heritage Center Calendar

SEPTEMBER    OCTOBER    NOVEMBER    DECEMBER    JANUARY    FEBRUARY    MARCH    APRIL    MAY


SEPTEMBER

 

NEW DATE: Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:30 p.m.

John Pinero in Vince: The Life and Times of Vince Lombardi

John Pinero portrays the greatest professional coach in football history in this one-man play. more

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

   

 

 

Saturday, September 13, 2014 7:30 p.m.

24-Hour Theatre Project
presented by UD Drama Club

UD Theatre students, guided by faculty advisors, will cast, direct, build set, rehearse, design lighting, and perform a play all within 24 hours. The performance will take place at the end of the 24-hour period.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING AUGUST 25

Babka Theatre

     
 

Sunday, September 21, 2014 2:00 p.m.

An Afternoon with Garrison Keillor

The charming, witty, and always-entertaining writer, humorist, and celebrity speaker Garrison Keillor of the widely popular radio show A Prairie Home Companion comes to Heritage Center at the University of Dubuque. more

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Classics One

William Intriligator conducts Michael Ludwig, violin, and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra in a performance featuring Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Holst's "The Planets."

www.dubuquesymphony.org

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Classics One

William Intriligator conducts Michael Ludwig, violin, and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra in a performance featuring Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Holst's "The Planets."

www.dubuquesymphony.org

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

   

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OCTOBER

 
 

Saturday, October 4, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Dubuque Chorale Songfest

Choirs from the University of Dubuque, Loras College, Clarke University, Emmaus Bible College, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and the Julien Chamber Choir join the Dubuque Chorale in a joint concert.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Friday, October 10, 2014 7:30 p.m.

The McCartney Years

The McCartney Years is a note-for-note faithful recreation of a “Wings over America” concert, led by perfectionist Yuri Pool as Sir Paul. The band has a commitment to 100% live and accurate reproductions of McCartney’s concert experience.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Wind Ensemble Fall Concert, "Passport"
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The UD Wind Ensemble performs their fall concert, performing music inspired by world cultures, featuring composers Sheldon, Fukushima, Schönberg, and more. The concert will introduce the newly formed UD Chamber Winds.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Sunday, October 19, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Curious George
performed by Theatreworks USA

Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical. George ends up on a mission to help Chef Pisghetti’s meatballs win a world-famous competition. With every swing and flip, George takes audiences through a fun-filled adventure in which he learns more about cooking than he'd ever imagined!

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Shakespeare’s The Tempest
performed by New York’s Aquila Theatre

Believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest is imbued with magic, the supernatural, and a heightened sense of theatricality. The Aquila Theatre brings its innovative style and dynamic physical approach to this romantic comedy. The New York Times describes this ensemble as “Gleefully engaging…almost unbearable fun…directed with inspiration.”

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:30 p.m.

A Life in Song, a Julien Chamber Choir & UD Chamber Singers Concert

The Julien Chamber Choir and University of Dubuque Chamber Singers, both under the direction of adjunct music faculty Kristen Eby, perform a joint concert.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The UD Jazz Ensemble and combo performs their fall concert.

FREE 

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 24

John and Alice Butler Hall

   

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NOVEMBER 

 
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Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Metamorphoses
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgious imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS

Babka Theatre

   

 

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Friday, November 7, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Metamorphoses
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgious imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS

Babka Theatre

     
 

Saturday, November 8, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Metamorphoses
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgious imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS

Babka Theatre

     
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Sunday, November 9, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Metamorphoses
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgious imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS

Babka Theatre

     
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Friday, November 14, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Carrie Newcomer, folk singer/songwriter

Vocalist/guitarist Carrie Newcomer has been described as “a soaring songstress” by Billboard, a “prairie mystic” by The Boston Globe and Rolling Stone wrote that she “asks all the right questions.” Pianist Gary Walters joins Carrie for this special concert.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Saturday, November 15, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Late Nite Catechism

Call it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett - this is part catechism class, part stand-up routine. It’s an interactive comedy, one of the longest running shows in Chicago and U.S. theater history. You, the audience member, are part of Sister’s class. She’ll take you back to the days of the Latin Mass, meatless Fridays, and remind you about that good old ruler across the knuckles!

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
  Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:30 p.m.
UD Fall Dance Concert

UD dance students will perform hip hop, ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance styles in their fall concert.

FREE 

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING OCTOBER 24

Babka Theatre

     
  Sunday, November 23, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Dubuque Symphony Youth Ensembles Concert

The Dubuque Symphony Youth Ensemble presents their fall concert.

TICKET AVAILABILITY TBA

Babka Theatre

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DECEMBER

 
 

Friday, December 5, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Wondrous Night: Christmas at Heritage Center

UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts celebrates the birth of Christ through a dynamic concert presentation featuring the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Wind Ensemble, and more.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
   

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Jazz Concert
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The UD Jazz Ensemble and Combo will perform a concert of jazzy holiday favorites.

FREE 

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING NOVEMBER 10

John and Alice Butler Hall

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JANUARY

 
 

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Adrian Choral Festival Concert
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts will hold the second annual Adrian Choral Festival, featuring local high school singers in a joint concert with UD's own Concert Choir.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING JANUARY 5

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Saturday, January 31, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Dinner à la Morte - Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

UD's theatre students perform in this murder mystery dinner theatre production, directed by Die Laughing Players' Molly and Terry Hoefflin.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING JANUARY 6

Babka Theatre

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FEBRUARY

 

Sunday, February 1, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Dinner à la Morte - Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

UD's theatre students perform in this murder mystery dinner theatre production, directed by Die Laughing Players' Molly and Terry Hoefflin.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING JANUARY 6

Babka Theatre

     
 

Saturday, February 7, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Classics Three

William Intriligator conducts Katie Wolfe, violin; Anthony Arnone, cello; and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra in a performance featuring Mozart's Overture to the Impressario, Brahms' Concerto for Violin and Violoncello, and Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony No. 3.

www.dubuquesymphony.org

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Sunday, February 8, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Classics Three

William Intriligator conducts Katie Wolfe, violin; Anthony Arnone, cello; and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra in a performance featuring Mozart's Overture to the Impressario, Brahms' Concerto for Violin and Violoncello, and Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony No. 3.

www.dubuquesymphony.org

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Friday, February 13, 2015 7:30 p.m.

The Great Gatsby, performed by Montana Repertory Theatre

Known for its compelling productions of great American stories that penetrate to the core of the human experience, the Rep's Gatsby will convince you that Simon Levy's masterful adaptation captures the elusive magic of Fitzgerald's slim novel.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Dallas Brass, with special guest UD Wind Ensemble

The Dallas Brass has become one of America's foremost musical ensembles, playing arrangements of masters' finest - Copland, Benrstein, Gershwin, Berlin, John Williams, and more. The UD Wind Ensemble will join the acclaimed musical group for this special performance.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Monday, February 23, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Adrian Band Festival Concert

The University of Dubuque hosts its first Adrian Band Festival, featuring talented high school instrumentalists from the tri-state area.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING JANUARY 26

John and Alice Butler Hall

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MARCH

 

Thursday, March 5, 2015 7:30 p.m.

The Importance of Being Earnest
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

This comedy is a rousing romantic escapade and absurd comedic masterpiece about class and etiquette. In a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, charming bachelors Jack and Algernon lead double lives to woo the two youn ladies who have won their hearts. When they are caught in their lies, the stage is set for clever manipulations and hilarious confusion. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING FEBRUARY 4

Babka Theatre

     
 

Friday, March 6, 2015 7:30 p.m.

The Importance of Being Earnest
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

This comedy is a rousing romantic escapade and absurd comedic masterpiece about class and etiquette. In a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, charming bachelors Jack and Algernon lead double lives to woo the two youn ladies who have won their hearts. When they are caught in their lies, the stage is set for clever manipulations and hilarious confusion. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING FEBRUARY 4

Babka Theatre

     
 

Saturday, March 7, 2015 2:00 p.m.

The Importance of Being Earnest
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

This comedy is a rousing romantic escapade and absurd comedic masterpiece about class and etiquette. In a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, charming bachelors Jack and Algernon lead double lives to woo the two youn ladies who have won their hearts. When they are caught in their lies, the stage is set for clever manipulations and hilarious confusion. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING FEBRUARY 4

Babka Theatre

     
 

Saturday, March 7, 2015 7:30 p.m.

The Importance of Being Earnest
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

This comedy is a rousing romantic escapade and absurd comedic masterpiece about class and etiquette. In a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, charming bachelors Jack and Algernon lead double lives to woo the two youn ladies who have won their hearts. When they are caught in their lies, the stage is set for clever manipulations and hilarious confusion. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING FEBRUARY 4

Babka Theatre

     
 

Sunday, March 8, 2015 2:00 p.m.

The Lightning Thief performed by Theatreworks USA

From Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Book One, this action-packed musical follows the tales and troubles of Percy Jackson and his quest to bring peace to the world of the gods atop warring Mount Olympus.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Saturday, March 14, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Classics Four

Grammy-nominated, international star of the flute, Carol Wincenc performs Rouse’s Flute Concerto, hailed as “a certifiable hit” by the Detroit Free Press. Its slow soaring melodies and spirited jigs conjure Irish folk music. Then, sorrow, joy, passion, triumph, the forces of Fate - it’s all there in Tchaikovsky’s Fifth. The sheer emotion of this concert will stay with you long after the last notes are played.

www.dubuquesymphony.org

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
   

Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Classics Four

Grammy-nominated, international star of the flute, Carol Wincenc performs Rouse’s Flute Concerto, hailed as “a certifiable hit” by the Detroit Free Press. Its slow soaring melodies and spirited jigs conjure Irish folk music. Then, sorrow, joy, passion, triumph, the forces of Fate - it’s all there in Tchaikovsky’s Fifth. The sheer emotion of this concert will stay with you long after the last notes are played.

www.dubuquesymphony.org

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Thursday, March 26, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Ensemble Español presents Flamenco Passion!

Chicago's Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater beguiles crowds with quicksilver choreography steeped in an atmosphere of romance. Flamenco Passion! is a lavish production of original Spanish Classical ballets, folkloric suites, and fiery Flamenco dramas including a not-to-be-missed rendition of Ravel's "Bolero." 

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Saturday, March 28, 2015 7:30 p.m.

UD Spring Dance Concert

UD dance students will perform hip hop, ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance styles in their spring concert.

FREE 

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING MARCH 4

John and Alice Butler Hall

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APRIL

 
 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 7:30 p.m.

UD Faculty Recital
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Music faculty of the department of fine and performing arts will perform solo and chamber works on this spring recital.

FREE 

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING MARCH 4

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Wind Ensemble Spring Concert
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The UD Wind Ensemble performs their spring concert.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING MARCH 4

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Annie Moses Band

The Annie Moses Band combines the best of beloved genres in a style that unifies audiences, young and old, classical connoisseurs and roots enthusiasts, jazz aficionados and bluegrass buffs. This is outstanding music fusing gospel, jazz, classical, and roots music to create one dynamic, genre-bending concert experience.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
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Sunday, April 12, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Concert Choir Spring Concert
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The UD Concert Choir performs their spring concert.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING MARCH 4

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The UD Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo perform their spring concert.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING MARCH 4

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Friday, April 17, 2015 7:30 p.m.

The Berenstain Bears LIVE! present Family Matters the musical

Adapted from the classic children's book series by Stan and Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! uses iconic stories and imagery of the books with a healthy dose of song and dance. This new Off-Broadway musical teaches the importance of honesty, health, and safety.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Pippin
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power. In the end, Pippin finds happiness lies not inextraordinary endeavors, but rather the un-extraordinary moments that happen everyday. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

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MAY

 
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Friday, May 1, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Pippin
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power. In the end, Pippin finds happiness lies not inextraordinary endeavors, but rather the un-extraordinary moments that happen everyday. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
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Saturday, May 2, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Pippin
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club

Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power. In the end, Pippin finds happiness lies not inextraordinary endeavors, but rather the un-extraordinary moments that happen everyday. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

     
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Forbidden Broadway

From Annie to Phantom to Wicked, this fall-down funny, satirical roast of over 30 Broadway hits features outrageous costumes, silly spoofs of songs you know by heart, and madcap impressions by a stellar cast! Whether you're a seasoned theatre-goer or new to it all, the Tony Award® winning Forbidden Broadway is your one-stop ticket to non-stop laughs: a hip and fresh view of theatre's tried and true that will leave you begging for more!

TICKETS

John and Alice Butler Hall

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