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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

  • Romeo & Juliet performed by The Acting Company
    Feb 07, 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, Directed by Scotty Barnhart with Guest Vocalist Carmen Bradford
    Feb 10, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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!
  • Charlie Berens: Midwest Survival Guide Tour
    Mar 31, 8:00 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    UD STUDENT TICKETS ONLY $10! Students get the best seats in the house! Tickets go on sale Monday, November 14, at 11:00 a.m. Ope! Keep 'er movin'. Geez Louise! Emmy-winning journalist, comedian, host, and creator of the Manitowoc Minute Charlie Berens is coming to UD!
  • Adventures of Tortoise & Hare: The Next Gen
    Apr 02, 1:00 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    As seen on America’s Got Talent, LightWire Theater returns to Heritage Center with another favorite.
  • American Midwest Ballet's The Wizard of Oz presented in collaboration with Dubuque's Academy of Ballet
    Multiple Dates
    Apr 21, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    It’s the Wizard of Oz you know and love - except that the characters are live on stage and in full color. Oh, and everyone dances the whole time!
  • American Midwest Ballet's The Wizard of Oz presented in collaboration with Dubuque's Academy of Ballet
    Multiple Dates
    Apr 22, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    It’s the Wizard of Oz you know and love - except that the characters are live on stage and in full color. Oh, and everyone dances the whole time!
  • Neil Berg's 103 Years of Broadway
    May 06, 7:30 PM
    University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
    Dubuque native Rita Harvey, and creator Neil Berg return to Heritage Center with 103 Years of Broadway, recreating the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, and more!
  • Joby Bell, organist
    Feb 03, 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.”
  • The Electric Light Orchestra Experience ft. EVIL WOMAN - The American ELO
    Jan 26, 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.
  • Warriors Don't Cry performed by Theaterworks USA
    Jan 23, 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 Magic of Bill Blagg LIVE!
    Jan 13, 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.
  • A Christmas Carol performed by Perseverance Productions
    Dec 05, 2022, 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.
  • Christmas at Heritage Center: "Heaven & Angels Sing!"
    Dec 02, 2022, 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.
  • Piano Fondue: Dueling Pianos
    Nov 05, 2022, 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!
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