The Weir

Performance dates:

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Friday, October 14 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, October 15 @ 7:30pm
**Sunday, October 16 @ 2:00pm

*Thursday, October 20 @ 7:30pm
Friday, October 21 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, October 22 @ 7:30pm
****Sunday, October 23 @ 2:00pm

*Thursday, October 27 @ 7:30pm – SOLD OUT
Friday, October 28 @ 7:30pm
***Saturday, October 29 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, October 30 @ 2:00pm

*50% capacity audience performance

** There will be a talkback hosted by Miriam Gilbert following the Sunday 10/16 matinee performance. This event is free and open to the public; you do not need to attend the 10/16 performance to attend the talkback. 

*** There will be a talkback with Iowa City Ghost Hunters following the Saturday, 10/29 performance. This event is free and open to the public; you do not need to attend the 10/29 performance to attend the talkback. 

**** The performance on 10/23 will be followed by Coppers & Brass in Concert. Please click here for more information!

Creative Team

Director: Adam Knight
Scenic Designer: S. Benjamin Farrar
Costume Designer: Abigail Mansfield Coleman
Lighting Designer: Lauren Duffie
Sound Designer: Bri Atwood
Props Designer: Stephen Polchert
Stage Manager: Maggie McClellan
Assistant Stage Manager: Sara Ashbaugh
Board Operator: Jeremy Richardson
Dialect Coach: Katy Hahn


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

Sponsored by:

Written by Conor McPherson
Directed by Adam Knight
October 14 – October 30, 2022 at Riverside Theatre

Winner of the Olivier Award for Best Play, Conor McPherson’s acclaimed drama imagines a blustery night at a small rural bar in Ireland. Amidst Guinness and whiskey, tall tales give way to something deeper within the haunts of the soul. Directed by Adam Knight, just in time for Halloween.

Content Warnings:

The Weir is appropriate for adults and older teenage audiences. Contains adult language and mature themes.


Finbar: Elliott Bales*
Jack: Tim Budd 
Jim: Bob Mussett 
Brendan: Aaron Stonerook
Valerie: Noel VanDenBosch

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, appearing under a Special Appearance Contract

Covid Protocols:

Every performance will follow Riverside Theatre’s policy below:

    • Masks are required to be worn by all patrons, staff, and volunteers in our venue, including the lobby and performance spaces. Masks must securely cover the nose and mouth (no bandanas, neck gaiters, or face shields alone). Our onsite staff will be happy to provide you with a disposable mask should you forget to bring one.

Questions? Please contact the Riverside Theatre Box Office at 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.