IU Auditorium presents Building the IU Auditorium Season: A Masterclass with Doug Booher on Thursday, January 28 at 8 p.m. ET. The Executive Director of IU Auditorium will present a livestream masterclass on how a season of performances comes together and how the Auditorium prepares for events. The live presentation will be available to view on Zoom and the IU Auditorium Facebook page.
IU Auditorium Livestream Events
The award-winning Broadway and television actress Cathy Rigby joined us for a conversation on her career. Rigby is best known as a medal-winning American gymnast and Tony-nominated actress for her theatrical production in Peter Pan. In fact, she starred as Peter Pan in the touring Broadway production that performed on the IU Auditorium stage in 2013.
Every December for over 60 years we have presented Chimes of Christmas on our stage starring the Grammy-nominated Singing Hoosiers. It’s an annual gathering we sorely missed in 2020, but we are excited to offer a FREE viewing of the entire 2019 performance to keep the tradition alive. Simply click the link below to get into the Holiday spirit with Chimes of Christmas!
On the 40th anniversary of the night of John Lennon’s untimely death, IU Auditorium hosted Remembering John Lennon 40 Years Later with Glenn Gass on December 8, 2020. The event featured a presentation and conversation with Gass on the impact John had and continues to have on music and the world.
IU Auditorium partnered with Tiny Dorm Concerts to present the video premiere of Bloomington rock band Secret Mezzanine, recorded live in Dunn Meadow on October 30, 2020. The live concert video, now available on YouTube, features an exclusive live performance of songs from the group’s upcoming album titled No Context.
IU Auditorium partnered with New York Live Arts as they presented the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company in a global virtual recreation of Arnie Zane's Continuous Replay. The event was hosted by Bill T. Jones with a conversation with executive director of the ACLU Anthony D. Ramero.
African American Arts Institute (AAAI) ensemble directors of the African American Dance Company, African American Choral Ensemble, and IU Soul Revue came together with moderator Nana Amoah-Ramey for a conversation about the process, purpose, and power of the Potpourri 2019 concert.
IU Auditorium presented the Trombones of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra live from Prebys Amphitheater on November 4 and a replay broadcast of that performance is available to view through November 15. This performance is no longer available to view.
Dennis James Hosts Halloween returned on October 27 and Dennis performed his annual spooky spectacular live from IU Auditorium. Dennis provided the soundtrack to Alfred Hitchcock's Blackmail on the Auditorium's 4,543-pipe organ. This performance is no longer available to view.
Harriet Leve is a four-time Tony Award-winning producer and IU alumna whose Broadway shows include STOMP, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, and Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations.
Andy Hollinden is a Senior Lecturer for the IIU Jacobs School of Music and Rock History instructor. A 1988 graduate of Indiana University, Hollinden has taught courses at IU since 1992. He has and continues to lead classes on the history of The Beach Boys, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and the blues genre, just to name a few.
Kailyn Louise Smith, a 2016 Indiana University Musical Theatre graduate, is a current member of the first national tour company of Mean Girls which hopes to start back up in 2021.
Elizabeth Stanley stars in the leading role of Mary Jane Healy in the Broadway production of Jagged Little Pill featuring the beloved music of Alanis Morissette. She is a 2001 graduate of IU where she studied Vocal Performance and Theatre and Drama.
Dennis James is an annual favorite on IU Auditorium’s season schedule with Dennis James Hosts Halloween every October as he brings silent films to life. This spooky spectacular event has been a part of IU Auditorium for over half a century.
Kailtyn Mayse was in the cast of the first national tour of Bandstand and recently played the lead role of Ella to conclude the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. She is a 2016 graduate of Indiana University.
Brian Eads was the musical director for the touring Broadway production of Les Misérables and an IU Jacobs School of Music doctoral candidate. He recently collaborated with David T. Clydesdale for an album titled Les Misérables: Symphonic Highlights.