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The Threepenny Opera  

The Threepenny Opera

January 10, 2019 - January 13, 2019

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre returns to CSPS with a new production of The Threepenny Opera. Brutal and scandalous, yet humorous and hummable, with a notoriously happy ending, Bertolt Brecht's revolutionary masterpiece is a landmark of 20th century theatre. Inspired by John Gay's 1728 "Beggar's Opera," Brecht, together with composer Kurt Weill, fashioned a savage, biting commentary on bourgeois capitalism and modern morality.

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SPT Theatre  

SPT Theatre

February 15, 2019 - February 16, 2019

Every couple of months a group of misfits and wacky funsters gets together in a room ... a writers' room, in fact ... and comes up with a series of original comedy sketches. Out of this secular conclave will grow 15-20 theatrical pieces that, when wed to the magic of SPT's raucous theatrical energy, make for an evening of live entertainment unlike any other in Eastern Iowa.

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Premiere Pass  

Premiere Pass

November 1, 2018 - March 2, 2019

Mirrorbox Theatre presents Iowa premiere plays as reflections on contemporary culture. Join us for another season of thought-provoking and imaginative drama in an intimate setting. Our Premiere Pass is a season subscription, discounted from the regular price of $15 per show. Guarantee your seats and avoid additional transaction fees by purchasing all four shows today, each one produced by Mirrorbox for the first time in Iowa.

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Bully  

Bully

February 28, 2019 - March 2, 2019

In the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre, Wren, Simone and Tanisha beat up other women for fun on the weekends. Bree, one of their victims, discovers their identity and plots revenge with friends Delilah and Candace. In her quest for revenge against the bullies who beat her up, will Bree learn more about herself than she bargained for? This alternately funny and terrifying exploration of female relationships answers an eternal question: What if Lord of the Flies was transported to an aerobics studio?

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SPT Theatre  

SPT Theatre

April 5, 2019 - April 6, 2019

Every couple of months a group of misfits and wacky funsters gets together in a room ... a writers' room, in fact ... and comes up with a series of original comedy sketches. Out of this secular conclave will grow 15-20 theatrical pieces that, when wed to the magic of SPT's raucous theatrical energy, make for an evening of live entertainment unlike any other in Eastern Iowa.

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SPT Theatre  

SPT Theatre

May 24, 2019 - May 25, 2019

Every couple of months a group of misfits and wacky funsters gets together in a room ... a writers' room, in fact ... and comes up with a series of original comedy sketches. Out of this secular conclave will grow 15-20 theatrical pieces that, when wed to the magic of SPT's raucous theatrical energy, make for an evening of live entertainment unlike any other in Eastern Iowa.

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Future Thinking  

Future Thinking

June 6, 2019 - June 8, 2019

In the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre, Peter is a middle-aged fanboy determined to deliver a vital and mysterious message to Chiara, the young star of his favorite television show. Desperation drives Peter to violate his restraining order so he can fulfill this destiny at Comic Con. Chiara, meanwhile, is holed up in a hotel room, doing battle with her controlling “Mom-ager,” a Kris Jenner-like Svengali figure.

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Sender  

Sender

August 22, 2019 - August 24, 2019

In the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre, Lynx returns to Chicago one year after he mysteriously disappeared, having been presumed dead by his friends and lovers. A presence that haunted everyone in his orbit, this enigmatic figure is suddenly resurrected like a Millennial Messiah. But Lynx and his friends are about to learn that not all mystical things are miraculous.

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Orange Julius  

Orange Julius

November 14, 2019 - November 16, 2019

Don’t miss the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre. Nut grew up the youngest child of Julius, a Vietnam vet, in 1980s and ’90s working-class America. As Julius suffers the toxic effects of Agent Orange, Nut worries their time together may run out before they can embrace something essential about their relationship.

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