Shakespeare Festival at Mount Mercy University
April 17, 2014 - 3:40pm
Mount Mercy will celebrate Shakespeare Festival April 22-26. The week-long fest is a unique collaboration between members of the music, English, and drama departments aimed to honor Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Tony Nickle, adjunct faculty in the music department, started the project as a part of the Voice Recital Series, a concert series that features professional opera singers.
Mount Mercy student Julia Simons in Theatre Cedar Rapids production of Les Miserables
April 10, 2014 - 3:56pm
One Mount Mercy University student is sharing her musical talents with the Cedar Rapids community. Freshman Julia Simons has been cast as Cosette, a lead character in Theatre Cedar Rapids’ production of the world-famous Les Misérables.
April 23, 2013 - 3:50pm
Mount Mercy University's Drama Department will present The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance May 3 - 4 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 5, at 1:30 p.m. in McAuley Theatre. The play is directed by Nich Radcliffe, drama coordinator at Mount Mercy. Tickets for the performance are $10 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens. Mount Mercy students and employees may receive one complimentary ticket. The event is open to the public; seating may be limited.
Irene Ryan Nominees from Mount Mercy University
December 14, 2012 - 11:28am
Three Mount Mercy University students have been nominated for The Irene Ryan Scholarship Award at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region V Festival. Junior Taylor Foster of Cedar Rapids, senior Casey Gaul of Dyersville, Iowa, and junior Jarod Heims of Monticello, Iowa, were selected by KCACTF responders and Mount Mercy’s new Drama Coordinator Nich Radcliffe to compete for the scholarship in January. The festival will be held January 20 – 26 in Lincoln, Neb.
October 22, 2012 - 12:00pm
Mount Mercy University will present the 1952 play by American playwright Arthur Miller, The Crucible, November 16 - 17 at 7:30 p.m., and November 18 at 1:30 p.m. in Mount Mercy's McAuley Theater. Seating will be arranged in the round, providing a unique vantage point for the audience, and will be limited. Reservations in advance are strongly recommended - tickets will go on sale Monday, October 22. Those with handicapped needs are encouraged to notify the university in advance so appropriate accommodations can be made.
April 26, 2012 - 4:56pm
Mount Mercy University will present a series of One Act plays May 4 & 5 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the McAuley Theater. The plays, collectively titled Back in the Future, are free and open to the public, seating may be limited.
April 16, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will perform the musical Quack April 15 – 17 at 7:30 p.m. each evening, and April 18 at 1:30 p.m., at Mount Mercy’s McAuley Theatre. Tickets are $8.00 for the public and $6.00 for students and senior citizens. Group rates are available at the student price for groups of ten or more. The McAuley Theatre is located in the lower level of McAuley Hall on the Mount Mercy College campus. For more information call 319-363-8213 ext 1229.

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