From performances of Conan Gray and Straight No Chaser to “Chicago” and “The Book of Mormon,” IU Auditorium offers a full lineup of theater, music, and entertainment for the 2022-2023 season. All tickets are available on the IU Auditorium website.
Bill Burr (Slight Return) at the Simon Skjodt Meeting Room
Live Nation will present Bill Burr (Slight Return) live at 8 p.m. on September 30 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Burr is a Grammy-nominated comedian and his Netflix animated series “F Is For Family” features himself, Laura Dern, Justin Long and Sam Rockwell. Student tickets will cost $35.50 and general tickets will start at $55.
Conan Gray’s Superache Tour
Conan Gray will make a stop in Bloomington as part of his “Superache” tour at 8 p.m. on October 1. This tour follows the release of Gray’s second album “Superache”, released on June 24. Ticket prices will start at $29.50. .
Comedian Ron White will perform a new stand-up show at 8 p.m. on October 15. White’s four comedy albums have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Comedy Charts and he has sold over 14 million albums (both solo and with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour), according to the IU Auditorium website. . Ticket prices start at $41.50.
Soweto Gospel Choir
The Soweto Gospel Choir will perform at 7 p.m. on October 18. Their concert, “HOPE: It’s Been a Long Time Coming,” commemorates the freedom movement in South Africa and the civil rights movement in the United States, according to the IU Auditorium website. Student tickets start at $14 and general tickets start at $21.
“my lovely lady”
“My Fair Lady will return to Bloomington for the first time in 20 years at 7:30 p.m. on October 25 and 26. The musical features classic songs such as “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “The Rain in Spain”, “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly”, and “On the Street Where You Live”. Student tickets start at $17 and general tickets start at $27.
Dennis James organizes Halloween
This Halloween season, Dennis James will put a new spin on his annual Family Spooky Speculator at 7 p.m. on October 28. with Bach’s Fugue in C minor. Students from IU’s theater, drama and contemporary dance department will take the stage to perform the suspenseful radio drama. Student tickets start at $8 and general tickets start at $17.
The Singing Hoosiers will perform their annual Christmas show at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on December 3. They will feature a mix of well-known songs, contemporary hits and classic choral arrangements, and performances will also feature special guests from various Jacobs Ensembles in the School of Music. Student tickets start at $11 and general tickets start at $16.
Straight No Chaser
Straight No Chaser will perform as part of their 25th Anniversary Celebration Tour at 8 p.m. on December 16. Since their IU debut, Straight No Chaser have earned a fan base and a long list of accomplishments, including two RIAA Gold certified albums, and over 1.5 million concert tickets sold, one billion streams and two million albums sold worldwide, according to the IU Auditorium website. Student tickets start at $29 and general tickets start at $39.
“The Book of Mormon”
To kick off the new year, the musical “The Book of Mormon” will perform at 7:30 p.m. from January 17-19. This nine-time Tony Award-winning musical follows the adventures of a mismatched missionary duo who are sent halfway around the world to spread the Good Word. Tickets start at $29.
“fiddler on the roof”
The new production of “Fiddler on the Roof” will stop in Bloomington at 7:30 p.m. on February 8 and 9. “Fiddler on the Roof” is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives and life, love and laughter, according to the IU Auditorium website. Tickets start at $27.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Features Songs We Love
Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) will perform Songs We Love live at 7:30 p.m. on February 20. Under the musical direction of Riley Mulherkar, the performance will be a journey through the first 50 years of jazz with three singers and a band made up of New York’s rising stars, according to the IU Auditorium website. Student tickets start at $14 and general tickets start at $12.
Black Violin will perform at 8 p.m. on February 25. Led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (fiddle) and joined by DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes, the band plays mixes of classical and hip-hop music. to overcome stereotypes and encourage everyone to break down cultural barriers, according to the IU Auditorium website. Student tickets start at $16 and general tickets start at $26.
The Latinx Dance Ballet Hispánico organization will perform its first full narrative ballet “Doña Perón” at 7:30 p.m. on March 3. Doña Perón is choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and is a portrayal of Eva “Evita” Perón, one of the most controversial women in Argentine history, according to the IU Auditorium website. Student tickets start at $14 and general tickets start at $21.
“Chicago” will bring all that jazz to Bloomington at 7:30 p.m. on March 7 and 8. With songs like “All that Jazz” and “Cell Block Tango”, the musical has won six Tony Awards, two Oliver Awards and a Grammy Award. Student tickets start at $17 and general tickets start at $27.
“Little shredded pill”
“Jagged Little Pill” premieres at 7:30 p.m. on April 3 and 4. Directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, the musical is based on Alanis Morissette’s iconic album of the same title. Student tickets start at $17 and general tickets start at $27.
“Annie” will be the last musical of the season from IU Auditorium at 7 p.m. on April 11-12. “Annie” is directed by Jenn Thompson and features the book and score, written by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin. Student tickets start at $17 and general tickets start at $27.
Closing the 2022-2023 season, pianist Emmanuel Ax will perform at 7:30 p.m. on April 25. He received Grammy Awards for the second and third volumes of his Haydn piano sonata cycle. He also made a series of Grammy-winning recordings of cello and piano sonatas by Beethoven and Brahms with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, according to IU Auditorium. Student tickets start at $14 and general tickets start at $21.