Head Over Heels

Poster for Head Over Heels.

October 27 - November 5, 2023

Songs by The Go-Go's I Based on 'The Arcadia' by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived and Original Book by Jeff Whitty I Adapted by James Magruder

This laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980's all-female rock band The Go-Go's, including the hit songs, "We Got the Beat", "Our Lips Are Sealed", "Vacation", Belinda Carlisle's "Heaven is a Place on Earth" and "Mad About You". A modern musical fairy tale where once-upon-a-time is right now, it follows the escapades of a royal family who set out on a journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction. New York Magazine calls it "a clever, delightful, bubbly, exuberant party!" Advisory: Contains adult content and language.

October 27, 28 and November 2, 3 at 7:30 pm
October 29 and November 5 at 3:00 pm
NOTE: No performance November 4

Performed in Fisher Theater.

General admission $25; youth and ISU students Free. Ticket sales begin August 25. General admission tickets available at the door, through Iowa State Center Ticket Office, or any Ticketmaster. Tickets may be purchased in person (including free Iowa State University student tickets) at the Iowa State Center Ticket Office Monday - Friday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm and 90 minutes prior to events. 
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