Coming in April to Cutting Hall
Closes Sunday, April 7
A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created. In Follies, the time is 1971, and theatrical impresario, Dimitri Weissmann, hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant musical numbers, including “Losing My Mind,” “I’m Still Here” and “Broadway Baby.”
Willy Wonka Jr
Willy Wonka, Jr.
Opens Friday, April 12
Closes Saturday, April 13
The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy.
Sex, Drugs, and RockNRoll
Sex, Drugs, and Rock'N'Roll
Sunday, April 14
Ivaylo Hristov, Kalki Kalki, and Donny will be visiting for the first time in Chicagland with one of the most popular and beloved Bulgarian productions – Sex, Drugs and Rock’N’Roll. The play has been played for more than 22 years on the Bulgarian stage and has won the award of the Union of Bulgarian Artists for the longest performing.
Sounds of the Jungle
Sounds of the Jungle
Sunday, April 21
The premiere of "Sounds of the Jungle" – children’s musical performance based on the stories “The Jungle Book” by R. Kipling! Well-known characters are Kind Balu bear, the agile panther Bagira, the wise boa Kaa, the evil tiger Sher Khan, and of course, the main character the boy named Mowgli will tell a fascinating story of how a child lost in the jungle can start a new life and become a brave ruler of the jungle, a protector of animals and people.
High Hopes: Music for a Joyful Life
Friday, April 26
There’s a line from the song “For Now” from the musical Avenue Q that goes, “Don’t stress, relax, let life roll off your backs.” That’s the theme for this Allegro Community Chorus concert. We’ll explore some of life’s ups and downs, with songs from the Beatles, contrasting spirituals, hits by Josh Groban, Rascal Flatts and Fats Waller, folk music and much more. We guarantee to put you in “a drivin’ swiingin’ groovey mood”!
A Nice Indian Boy
A Nice Indian Boy
Saturday, April 27
Join to see Ekjut Theater’s spring performance “Nice Indian Boy” written by Madhuri Shekar. We bring to you the story of the Gavaskar family – a well meaning, simple and hardworking family coming to terms with life, love and relationships that society is beginning to embrace, albeit gradually and often with some amount of reluctance. A Nice Indian Boy is sure to pull at your heartstrings, make you laugh and yet reflect.
Palatine Concert Band Spring Concert
Palatine Concert Band: Under the Big Top
Sunday, April 28
The Palatine Concert Band, under the direction of Dr. Frederick Lowe, presents its spring concert, "Under the Big Top!" Come enjoy an afternoon of circus music featuring works by Fucik, Persichetti, Saint-Saens,Mancini, King and more!
Musical Matinee featuring the Nick Pontarelli Band
Monday, April 29
The Nick Pontarelli Band returns to Palatine for a performance at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center followed by an optional all-you-can-eat prime rib and pasta plate at Emmett’s Brewing Company for only $40 per person. Enjoy an afternoon filled with your favorite songs from music greats like Frank Sinatra to Neil Diamond performed the way you know and love them. Concert only tickets are available for $10. Ticket fee includes a free raffle ticket and a goody bag.
Coming Soon to the Performing Arts Center
Mamma Mia!
Opening May 3, 2019
The Producers
The Producers
Opening May 24, 2019
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