Theatre West presents ‘Footloose’ this week

Theatre West’s productions of “Footloose” are happening this Thursday through Saturday, along with teasers during school on Wednesday.


Owen Aanestad

Keira Jones ’22, Evan Zukin ’22 and Samantha Croco ’22 dance in Theatre West’s fall production of “Footloose”.

Owen Aanestad, Online Editor-In-Chief

For the first time in two years, Theatre West is back in Arganbright Auditorium to present the 1998 classic “Footloose”. The production will begin with its first show on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and then follow with three more shows on Friday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. and Saturday Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Click here to purchase tickets online. Tickets will be available for purchase in the auditorium lobby one hour before each show.

The family-friendly production will highlight the main character Ren McCormack’s struggle to fit in while living in a small Midwestern town that has made dancing and rock music illegal.

Theatre West is self-funded through ticket sales, and lost revenue due to COVID-19. Click here to support Theatre West.

Donations can be made out to Theatre West, c/o Katy Nahra: 2901 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City IA 52246