Professional actors. Professional productions.


Written by Stephen Sachs
Directed by Sean Christopher Lewis

September 8–October 1, 2017

Straight from a hit run in London's West End comes a comedy about a low class woman with high art ambitions.

Inspired by true events, Bakersfield Mist is the story of Maude Gutman, an unemployed, chain-smoking ex-bartender living in a run-down California trailer park, who believes the painting she bought in a thrift store for $3 is really an undiscovered Jackson Pollock masterpiece worth millions. When stuffy New York art expert Lionel Percy arrives to evaluate the work, the result is a fiery and often hilarious debate over class, truth, value and the meaning of art.

 Artistic Director Sean Lewis  says: "Two great actors, a battle of wits and authenticity... I'd say sit back and let this one knock you over."

Dates & Times

Friday, Sept. 8, 7:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 9, 7:30pm
Sunday, Sept. 10, 2:00pm 
Thursday, Sept. 14, 7:30pm
Friday, Sept. 15, 7:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 16, 7:30pm
Sunday, Sept. 17, 2:00pm
Thursday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 22, 7:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 23, 7:30pm
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2:00pm

Thursday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 29, 7:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 30, 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct. 1, 2:00pm

By phone at 319-338-7672, in person at the theatre, 213 N. Gilbert St, Iowa City, Wed-Fri, 1pm-6pm
or 1 hour before each show, or ONLINE*

Adults: $30 (Over 60/under 30, $28)

Youth (18 & under): $18

Thursday Student Special:  $12 (College students, please bring ID)

Student rush: $18 (any unsold tickets 10 mins before the show)

Groups (10+): call 319-338-7672 about your discount.

Veterans, military personnel & immediate family$24 (Blue Star discount)

*If you are using a coupon, voucher, or Thurs Student, Riverdog, Group or Blue Star discount, please call the Box Office, 319-338-7672 to order your tickets.  

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