Directed by Cason Murphy, ISU Department of Music & Theatre Hear selected songs from BABA, a new musical being workshopped and developed at ISU Theatre. BABA is a contemporary, climate-centric musical retelling of Russia’s Baba Yaga fairytale that takes place in familiar-yet-mythic woods of rural America. Weaving together the traditional fairy tale with enchanting Americana folk music and issues of the … Continue reading MONDAY MONOLOGUES | Selections from BABA, a new musical workshop
Chad Sonka and Jodi Goble, co-directors, ISU Department of Music & Theatre The ISU Opera Studio presents beloved opera arias and ensembles from their spring program. Hear the excitng voices of Iowa State, and yes, high notes.
Featuring the Cantamus, Lyrica, and Count Me In ensembles. Conducted by Dr. Jennifer Rodgers, assistant director of choral activities, ISU Department of Music & Theatre. Gather round and stomp, sing, and dance along with three ISU choral ensembles. The students build community and connection through song. Hear everything from a Finnish wedding celebration to the Brazilian samba, to Dancing … Continue reading MONDAY MONOLOGUES | Gather in Song
Inspired by the life and work of the surrealist painter Rene Magritte, This Is Not a Pipe Dream by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as “a pipe dream”, he is encouraged by his mother, and begins a quest into the … Continue reading ISU Theatre: This Is Not a Pipe Dream