IU Auditorium’s tumble lineup features Kristin Chenoweth, Broadway reveals and far more

Right after Broadway went dim in March 2020, it was tough to notify when in-human being theater would return. Now IU Auditorium is opening its doors to patrons for the initially time due to the fact March 2020 and will deliver several touring firms and situations to Bloomington this semester.

Masks are at this time essential at all indoor events on campus, like the auditorium. The auditorium will also proceed to use enhanced cleaning and sanitizing and check with guests to continue to be home if they feel ill.


7:30 p.m. Sept. 13: “Napoleon Dynamite” 

Rescheduled from its initial April 2020 day, this screening of “Napoleon Dynamite” will consist of a moderated chat-again with actors Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez and Jon Gries.


7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6: “Waitress

“Waitress,” the Broadway musical centered on the 2007 motion picture of the similar name, is a supporter-favourite for its heartwarming plot and upbeat soundtrack published by Sara Bareilles. Adhere to Jenna – a baker from a small city in Indiana – as she navigates existence, really like and baking pies in this 2016 exhibit.

7 p.m. Oct. 27: “Dennis James Hosts Halloween

Bloomington favourite Dennis James will host a Halloween screening of the 1929 movie “The Mysterious Island.” The party is family members helpful.

8 p.m. Oct. 30: Kristin Chenoweth

Broadway veteran and recording artist Kristin Chenoweth will be part of enthusiasts for a concert. She will execute covers of her personalized favorites, like works from Dolly Parton, Barbara Streisand and Lesley Gore.


7:30 p.m. Nov. 3: “RAIN — A Tribute to The Beatles

Rescheduled from March 2020, this tribute general performance will rejoice the legendary “Abbey Road” album. Get a excursion down memory lane and enjoy songs from the Fab Four’s legendary catalogue.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10: “Anastasia

This Broadway demonstrate, impressed by the animated film of the same name, provides viewers users to the 1920s through the Bolshevik Revolution. A blend of heritage and magic, “Anastasia” appears to be like into the rumors surrounding the disappearing princess of the Romanov family.


2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4: “Chimes of Xmas

The Grammy-nominated IU audio group Singing Hoosiers will have their once-a-year getaway overall performance, “Chimes of Christmas.” A Bloomington traditional, the team performs together with Jacobs University of Audio artists, generating for a beautiful holiday demonstrate.

7:30 p.m. Dec. 8: David Sedaris

New York Moments bestseller and NPR contributor David Sedaris will occur to Bloomington for a Q&A and signing for his newest guide, “Calypso.” Sedaris will “entertain with his wit and in-depth seems at his functions, showcasing his humor alongside the way.”

8 p.m. Dec. 10, 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 11 and 2 p.m. Dec. 12: “Attractive — The Carole King Musical

For six many years, “BEAUTIFUL” entertained Broadway with its classic Carole King score and timeless allure. The musical is loaded with a lot of of King’s hits, like “You’ve Obtained a Buddy,” “One Fine Day” and “Up on the Roof”.

8 p.m. Dec. 17: Straight No Chaser

IU alumni and a cappella team Straight No Chaser is again. As a cease on their Again in the Significant Existence Tour, the group is producing their way “back home again.” Be a part of them  to hear their ideal hits and more for the duration of their getaway effectiveness.

CORRECTION: A former variation of this short article misspelled Kristin Chenoweth’s name. A preceding model of this article misspelled Lesley Gore’s identify.