A Walk in the Woods

Performance dates:

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*Thursday, January 26 @ 7:30pm
Friday, January 27 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, January 28 @ 7:30pm
^Sunday, January 29 @ 2:00pm

*Thursday, February 2 @ 7:30pm
Friday, February 3 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, February 4 @ 7:30pm
**Sunday, February 5 @ 2:00pm

*Thursday, February 9 @ 7:30pm
***Friday, February 10 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, February 11 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, February 12 @ 2:00pm

*50% capacity audience performance

^There will be a post show talkback after the 1/29 performance with the Scenic Designer, Production Manager, and Technical Director discussing the design process and what goes into bringing a full set to life.This event is free and open to public. Approx. start time 3:50pm

** There will be a post show talkback with Miriam Gilbert, the cast and director after the Sunday, 2/5 performance.  This event is free and open to public.

***There will be a post show talkback with Ben Loehrke of The Stanley Center for Peace and Security after the Friday, 2/10 performance.  This event is free and open to public.

Creative Team

Director: Ron Clark        
Scenic Designer: Shawn Johnson
Costume Designer: Jenny Nutting Kelchen
Lighting Designer: E. Haywood
Sound Designer: Bri Atwood
Stage Manager: Maggie McClellan
Dramaturg: Kathleen Johnson   
Assistant Stage Manager: Zhenya Loughney
Board Operator: Hannah Green


Riverside Theatre, 119 E College St., located on the Ped Mall in downtown Iowa City

by Lee Blessing
Directed by Ron Clark
January 26 – February 12, 2023 at Riverside Theatre

Two superpower arms negotiators in the 1980s go on a series of nature walks as they try to solve nuclear proliferation – and prevent the next great conflict. A story of the past, now eerily prescient.


John Honeyman – Martin Andrews

Andrey Botvinnik – Tim Budd


Masks are now optional at Friday & Saturday night performances and special events. On Thursdays and Sundays, masks are required to be worn by patrons, staff, and volunteers in our venue, including the lobby and performance spaces, except while enjoying concessions. Our onsite staff will be happy to provide patrons with a disposable mask should they forget to bring one.

Questions? Please contact the Riverside Theatre Box Office at boxoffice@riversidetheatre.org or call us at (319) 259-7099 during box office hours. We’re open Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am – 2pm, and Thursday and Friday from 12:30pm – 5:30pm.