Theater North is among the three oldest continuously operating community theatres in the United States. Formed in 1964, there have been over 130 productions on the Theatre North stage. Since 1987, Theatre North has had its own building and stage, located at 825 North Lake Street, Ironwood. Productions coming up are "You Can't Take It With You," (20-23 & 29-30 October) and "Sleigh Ride With The Claudettes" (8-10 December).
Established in 2013, the Downtown Art Place (DAP) is a non-profit organization established as a visual arts center. DAP is dedicated to the creation and promotion of the visual and cultural arts. Individual artists have studio space at the DAP and offer a wide variety of art classes to the public. Our showplace gallery features original art by Ironwood and regional artists. Stop in! Our gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 12:00 to 4:00p.m.
The Historic Ironwood Theatre opened in 1928, during the glory days of Ironwood area mining. In its early days, the Theatre was a vaudeville house, music hall, and silent movie palace. It was restored to its original grandeur during the 1900s and early 2000s. Built in the Italianate architectural style, it possesses all of the features you would expect of an early 20th century theatre: ornate wall and ceiling hand-painted murals, plenty of gilded ornaments, and a fine 7 rank Barton theater organ (one of only 6 Bartons nationwide that is still in its original location). With its excellent acoustics and well-designed seating, the Theatre has been the center of entertai...