An Evening of Improvisational Theater

April 30, 2021
7:00 PM

Improvisational comedy is thriving in the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center. Students and adults alike will enjoy quick-witted comedy bursting to life on stage via seasoned comedic actors. There will even be opportunities for audience participation! Featured will be Washington alumni Eric Hanson, Vern Miller, Greg Wiley and Chris Hanson. Additionally, there will be guest performers from the Improv Incubator as seen at Penguin's Comedy Club of Cedar Rapids. Don’t miss this opportunity to unwind, laugh and expand your creative genius!

General Admission Tickets will be available two weeks before the show at the Washington Chamber of Commerce, 205 West Main Street, Washington, Iowa, 52353, Phone: 319-653-3272, Tickets will also be available at the door.

GENERAL ADMISSION: Adults $10 Students $5 Performance Time: 7:00 PMI

Ball in the House

October 6, 2021
7:30 PM

Ball in the House is an R&B/Soul/Pop a cappella group based out of Boston, MA, whose high energy shows have audiences singing, dancing, even beatboxing along.

With their extensive tour schedule (averaging 200 shows a year), Ball in the House has performed everywhere - from theaters to performing arts centers, fairs & festivals, to opening for some of the biggest acts in the world, such as The Beach Boys, The Jonas Brothers, The Temptations, Fantasia, Gladys Knight, Lionel Richie, Jessica Simpson, Blondie, Smokey Robinson, KC & The Sunshine Band, Diamond Rio, Colin Raye, Orleans, and numerous others.

They headlined the 2018 & 2016 China International Chorus Festival in Beijing, won the 2016 Boston Harmony Sweepstakes, and were voted 2014 APCA Band of the Year and 2009 Best of Boston for Outstanding Musical Performers. For six years, they were the voices behind all the Cool Whip commercials and recently wrote and performed the jingle for Amazon’s Prime Day. Ball in the House has appeared on America’s Got Talent, The TODAY Show, The Daily Buzz, the Philadelphia 4th of July Parade, and SBS Culture Club and MBC News in Seoul, South Korea.

General Admission Tickets will be available two weeks before the show at the Washington Chamber of Commerce, 205 West Main Street, Washington, Iowa, 52353, Phone: 319-653-3272, Tickets will also be available at the door.

This performance was rescheduled from the 2019-2020 season. Those who purchased 2019-2020 Season Tickets from the Washington Concert Association will be admitted without any additional payment.

GENERAL ADMISSION: Adults $18, College $10 Students $5 Performance Time: 7:30 PM

Vieness Piano Duo

November 18, 2021
7:30 PM

This dynamic Los Angeles.-based piano duet (4 hands on 1 piano) charming team will present a very stylish program which is fun to watch as well as listen to.

For years, the Vieness Piano Duo has enthralled audiences in their electric and captivating performances of a wide range of repertoire. Their intuition for conversation coupled with a commanding stage presence has made them regularly in demand throughout the world. They've performed over 40 recitals such as the InConcert Series, the Trinity Concert Series, the Music Guild, Le Salon de Musiques at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, L'ermitage Foundation, Masters in the Chapel Series, Waring Gala, and the Kultur unter'm Dach series in Germany.

General Admission Tickets will be available two weeks before the show at the Washington Chamber of Commerce, 205 West Main Street, Washington, Iowa, 52353, Phone: 319-653-3272, Tickets will also be available at the door.

GENERAL ADMISSION: Adults $18, College $10 Students $5 Performance Time: 7:30 PM

In the Spotlight - Talent Show!

Coming in 2021-2022

We are currently accepting contestant registrations for In the Spotlight. This talent show will feature area acts to be held as a fundraising event for the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center. Singers, actors, dancers, magicians, instrumentalists, gymnasts, etc. of all ages are encouraged to participate.

General Admission Tickets will be available two weeks before the show at the Washington Chamber of Commerce, 205 West Main Street, Washington, Iowa, 52353, Phone: 319-653-3272, Tickets will also be available at the door.

GENERAL ADMISSION: Adults $10 Students $5 Performance Time: 7:00 PM

The Chipper Experience

February 19, 2022
2:00 PM

This one-man comedic show brings infectiously amusing mayhem to every audience. The son of two Ringling Brothers circus performers, Chipper has had appearances on The Tonight Show, MDA Telethon, Masters of Illusion and General Hospital. He has shared the stage with Jerry Seinfeld, Dana Carvey, Tom Bergeron, Terry Fator and Michael Bolton and has performed for David Copperfield, William Shatner, Criss Angel and Denzel Washington.

General Admission Tickets will be available two weeks before the show at the Washington Chamber of Commerce, 205 West Main Street, Washington, Iowa, 52353, Phone: 319-653-3272, Tickets will also be available at the door.

GENERAL ADMISSION: Adults $18, College $10 Students $5 Performance Time: 2:00 PM

UI Dance Company

Coming in 2021-2022

The UI Dance Company, formerly Dancers in Company, is the touring dance company of the University of Iowa Department of Dance. Over its 37 years, the vibrant company has performed in venues across eight states, as well as the UDLA-Puebla, México, the Arts Institute of Chicago, and the 1990 Hong Kong International Dance Festival. The company is recommended by the Iowa Arts Council for its statewide touring roster. Whether performing for audiences that are seeing dance for the first time or those who are already devoted fans, the mission of the company has remained to unify dance and education and enliven and embolden the Midwestern arts community.

General Admission Tickets will be available two weeks before the show at the Washington Chamber of Commerce, 205 West Main Street, Washington, Iowa, 52353, Phone: 319-653-3272, Tickets will also be available at the door.

GENERAL ADMISSION: Adults $18, College $10 Students $5 Performance Time: 7:30 PM

Upcoming Events

Our 2020-2021 Performance Season  features more shows presented to Washington and the surrounding area!  Scroll down to read about them!