Need a pre-Thanksgiving break from studying? See a show at CY Stephens Auditorium

Melissa Garrett

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15—Elf the Musical

  • The Broadway musical of the 2003 New Line Cinema holiday hit film, Elf, brings Christmas cheer and humorous musical numbers to the stage.  
  • Show up early at 6:30 p.m. at CY Stephens Auditorium for family oriented crafts, like making ornaments and counting down to Christmas, and take an “Elfie-Selfie” picture with a cut-out of Buddy the Elf.
  • Tickets range from $28, $37, and $45 for ISU Students.

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18—The Price is Right LIVE

  • Come on down to CY Stephens Auditorium for a chance to win fabulous prizes by playing a mix of new and classic games from The Price is Right television show.
  • To register to be a contestant, visit the registration area at or near the box office three hours prior to the show.
  • Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 17.
    • Ticket purchase is necessary to enter the theater to watch the show.
    • Ticket purchase will not increase your chances of being selected to play.
      • Ticket purchase is not necessary to be chosen as a contestant, so ticketholders and non-ticketholders can be chosen as contestants.
      • This is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding New York, Florida, Rhode Island and Quebec).

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19—China National Acrobats

  • With superhuman flexibility and breathtaking tricks, the China National Acrobats are swinging into Ames for an elite performance.
  • The disciplined performers often use daily life objects—chairs, tables, poles, bowls, plates, ladders, bottles and jars—spinning and balancing them in visual spectacle.
  • Tickets are $26 for ISU students.