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Local Arts & Arts Education

We are proud to serve our community across a diverse range of audiences through our Local Arts & Arts Education programs.

Venue Rental

The UIS Performing Arts Center looks forward to welcoming your event, and will assist you with all the details to ensure a successful experience.

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24.25 UIS Broadway Series

All 4 Making Their Springfield Debut!

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Introducing the electrifying 24.25 Broadway Series, debuting in Springfield with a stellar lineup! Featuring four sensational shows, each promising an unparalleled theatrical experience. Hadestown transports audiences to a mesmerizing underworld where ancient mythology intertwines with modern storytelling, delivering a captivating tale of love, loss, and redemption. Prepare to be moved by the raw and poignant narrative of Dear Evan Hansen, a deeply touching exploration of identity, connection, and the human experience. Pretty Woman brings the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to the stage, offering a dazzling adaptation of the beloved romantic comedy, complete with romance, humor, and unforgettable music. And finally, immerse yourself in the dazzling world of The Cher Show, a glittering celebration of one of music’s most iconic figures, showcasing the resilience, talent, and glamour of the legendary Cher.

With each show promising its own unique blend of drama, music, and spectacle, the 24.25 Broadway Series guarantees an exhilarating season of entertainment that will leave audiences spellbound and wanting more. Don’t miss this extraordinary lineup of Broadway’s best!

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Upcoming Events

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Staley Class Acts
Brad Williams
Brad Williams: Tour '24
“No one is doing stand-up comedy more hilariously than Brad Williams.”- New York Times Pound for pound,...
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 Shawn Colvin
Keb' Mo' / Shawn Colvin
Keb’ Mo’ / Shawn Colvin with special guest Paul Kelly Keb’ Mo’ and Shawn Colvin, both highly...
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hadestown
Hadestown
Welcome to Hadestown, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 TonyAwards® including Best...
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Joe Bonamassa
Joe Bonamassa
Joe Bonamassa is one of today’s top live performers. His enthusiastic shows are one of the biggest...
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Dear Evan Hansen
Declared “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history” by the Washington Post,  Dear...
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The Prophecy Show
The Prophecy Show - A Tribute to Trans ~ Siberian Orchestra
Launching their 18th touring season of an extravagant Christmas musical production! This powerhouse group...
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Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman: The Musical based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, springs...
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The Cher Show
Superstars come and go. Cher is forever. For six straight decades, only one unstoppable force has flat-out...
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The UIS Ticket office is moving!

We will be closed Monday, January 29th due to our move to the 1st floor. Same building, just one floor down.

You can still purchase tickets online!

Staley Class Act Canceled & UIS Ticket Office Closed

Due to the dangerous weather forecast, the Monday, January 22 performance of Number the Stars on the Staley Class Acts series will not take place.  Schools with ticket reservations for the performance will be notified this week about a possible rescheduled date and/or the opportunity for a refund. 

UIS Ticket Office is closed for today.

Happy Holidays!

The UIS Ticket Office will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 22nd until Tuesday, January 2nd. You can still purchase tickets and gift certificates online.