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2022-2023
Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series

* Most Butler Hall events include a UD student section, so unless otherwise requested, students are seated in this general admission student section.

* UD students are eligible for one ticket at the student discounted rate, and get affiliate rates on additional tickets purchased.  For affiliate rates, please inquire at the box office.

* Ticket prices listed are advance rates. On the day of a show, ticket prices increase by $5.00 per seat across the board (except free events). Buy early!  Tickets can be charged to student accounts.

* Free student tickets cannot be obtained online. Call or visit the Farber Box Office (563.585.SHOW)

Free events still require a student to get a ticket unless the event is listed as general admission.

Upcoming Events

  • Matt Vee's Music of Neil Diamond - I Am...He Said
    Oct 04, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Matt along with cousins Jeff and Tommy Vee, sons of the legendary Bobby Vee, join forces with their family and friends as The Killer Vees to celebrate the music from Neil Diamond’s timeless catalog.
  • Dexter Kennedy, organist
    Oct 16, 3:00 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    UD STUDENTS FREE As the winner of the Grand Prix d’Interprétation at the 24th Concours International d’Orgue de Chartres, Dexter Kennedy has established himself internationally as “one of the greatest organists of our times” -Iceland Monitor.
  • Tony Danza: Standards & Stories
    Oct 22, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    “Homecoming” doesn’t seem to suffice for an event like this one. Celebrating his 50th class reunion at the University of Dubuque, Tony Danza makes his remarkable return!
  • Riders in the Sky
    Oct 28, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Winners of two Grammy Awards, Riders in the Sky stand “hats and shoulders” above the rest of the purveyors of “Comedy & Western!”
  • Peter & The Wolf by Eulenspiegel Puppets
    Nov 05, 1:00 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Listen to Prokofief's beloved music as you watch Peter outsmart the wolf!
  • Piano Fondue: Dueling Pianos
    Nov 05, 8:00 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    UD STUDENTS FREE Piano Fondue presents a fully-interactive, high-energy, sing-along show!
  • Christmas at Heritage Center: "Heaven & Angels Sing!"
    Dec 02, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    UD STUDENTS FREE This UD tradition returns to bring spiritual meaning to your Christmas season.
  • A Christmas Carol performed by Perseverance Productions
    Dec 05, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Adapted and directed by Clayton Phillips and based on the novel by Charles Dickens, this adaptation of the ever-popular classic fills the stage with a cast of 16 professional actors, lush costumes, stunning sets and puppetry, song and dance, a heavy dose of humor, and a timeless message.
  • The Magic of Bill Blagg LIVE!
    Jan 13, 2023, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    UD STUDENTS FREE Today, Bill is one of the nation's top touring illusionists.
  • Warriors Don't Cry performed by Theaterworks USA
    Jan 23, 2023, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    UD STUDENTS FREE This production is a catalyst for deeper discussion about social responsibility, civil discourse, social media, and community engagement.
  • The Electric Light Orchestra Experience ft. EVIL WOMAN - The American ELO
    Jan 26, 2023, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Widely recognized as America’s premier tribute to Jeff Lynne’s ELO, the 12 musicians and singers of The Electric Light Orchestra Experience featuring Evil Woman – The American ELO promise brilliant arrangements, flawless musicianship, and superlative vocals.
  • Joby Bell, organist
    Feb 03, 2023, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    UD STUDENTS FREE Bell is known for, “the breadth of his repertoire, technical virtuosity, and for the personal warmth which shines through in his performances.”
  • Romeo & Juliet performed by The Acting Company
    Feb 07, 2023, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Star-crossed lovers follow their passion to the ultimate tragic end. In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare offers some of the most glorious poetry ever written; spoken by complex and memorable characters, establishing the standard for all love stories written since.
  • The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra
    Feb 10, 2023, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Nearly 30 years after his passing, pianist and bandleader William James “Count” Basie, is an American institution that personifies the grandeur and excellence of jazz.
  • Doreen Ketchen's Jazz New Orleans
    Feb 21, 2023, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    A Fat Tuesday must! Doreen Ketchens’ Jazz New Orleans brings the best of New Orleans to our stage.
  • Paddington Gets in a Jam
    Mar 05, 2023, 1:00 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    For over 60 years, British-born writer Michael Bond has delighted children and families all over the world with his stories about Paddington. This stage adaptation by Rockefeller Productions is sure to inspire warm hearts, glinting eyes, and fond smiles.
  • Daryl Robinson, organist
    Mar 19, 2023, 3:00 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    UD STUDENTS FREE Daryl Robinson has earned international acclaim from critics and audiences alike, being described as an artist with, “A driving muscular poetry underpinned by nimble technique and nuanced sense of style,” and possessing “flawless technique and rhythmic verve” -The American Organist.
  • The Pirates of Penzance
    Mar 26, 2023, 3:00 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Everyone has pretended to be a pirate at some point! Set sail with this classic musical comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history!