McPherson Theatre

 McPherson Theatre is home to the School of Theatre Arts, containing a 273-seat theatre, scene shop, classrooms, and other facilities.

Individual Tickets

$10  ($12 for musicals) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 

$12  ($14 for musicals) on Friday and Saturday


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Box Office: (309) 556-3232


Prospective Students

With two-weeks advance notice you can receive one (1) complimentary ticket to any show currently in production.
Call the Theatre Recruitment Office (309) 556-3944 for your tickets.
If you are a prospective student that is auditioning for the School of Theatre Arts, please contact Nikki Wright at for more details on how to obtain tickets. 

losing it





Music and Lyrics by Edward Kleban Bookby Linda Kline and Lonny Price

April 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 @ 8:00PM

April 12 @ 2:00PM

Back on its bi-annual rotation, this year's dance concert includes original choreography by IWU faculty and guests. The dances this year will center around two words – "losing it". Come see what these two words mean to our choreographers as they explore this diverse topic through movement. This promises to be evocative, could possibly be provocative, and is always beautiful.