Performing Arts Series tickets on sale


Bill Maher, from HBO’s Real Time, comes to Ames at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at Stephens Auditorium.

Mariah Wellman

Tickets go on sale Monday for the 2015-16 Performing Arts Series at Stephens Auditorium.

The lineup features 15 compelling and diverse performances, including orchestras, comedy, Broadway, family shows and more.

The series begins Sept. 30 with Last Comic Standing, which will feature top performers drawn from America’s funniest television comedy competition.

The series will end April 19 and 20 with a show unlike any other — the world-famous Blue Man Group.

2015-16 lineup

Sept. 30: Last Comic Standing

Oct. 4: 42nd Street

Oct. 8: The Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Oct. 18: The Hot Sardines

Nov. 5: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Nov. 7: Bill Maher

Nov. 8: The Fab Four

Dec. 3: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Jan. 22: The Moscow Festival Ballet’s “Sleeping Beauty”

February 11: Celtic Nights

Feb. 18: Ragtime

March 1: Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra

March 3: Bullets Over Broadway

April 5: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

April 19-20: Blue Man Group

For video and audio previews, visit the Stephens Auditorium website

Tickets are available at the Iowa State Center Ticket Office, which is at the north entrance of Stephens Auditorium on the corner of Lincoln Way and Beach Avenue.

Students can purchase tickets from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Monday through Friday.

Weekday event tickets can be purchased from 10 a.m. until the start of the show. Weekend event tickets can be purchased until 90 minutes prior to curtain.