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Upcoming Public Events

February 2020

Hit The Wall by Ike Holter

Date:
Friday, February 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Hit The Wall by Ike Holter Directed by David Prete SYNOPSIS It's the summer of '69 and the death of music icon Judy Garland has emboldened her gay followers. A routine police raid on an underground Greenwich Village hotspot erupts in to a full-scale riot, the impetus of the modern gay rights movement. That's the well-known, oft-rehearsed myth of Stonewall, anyhow. Smash that myth against the vivid theatrical imagination of playwright Ike Holter, add a howling live rock 'n' roll…

Hit The Wall by Ike Holter

Date:
Friday, February 21st
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Hit The Wall by Ike Holter Directed by David Prete SYNOPSIS It's the summer of '69 and the death of music icon Judy Garland has emboldened her gay followers. A routine police raid on an underground Greenwich Village hotspot erupts in to a full-scale riot, the impetus of the modern gay rights movement. That's the well-known, oft-rehearsed myth of Stonewall, anyhow. Smash that myth against the vivid theatrical imagination of playwright Ike Holter, add a howling live rock 'n' roll…

Alumni and friends reception for Hit the Wall

Date:
Saturday, February 22nd
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

See the show and attend a reception to meet the director and cast!

Guys and Dolls by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Date:
Friday, February 28th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Guys and Dolls book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser Directed by Jimmy Chrismon SYNOPSIS New York’s most infamous crap game organizer, Nathan Detroit, hoping for a big pay day, challenges notorious gambler Sky Masterson to a bet he’s sure he’ll win: take mission girl Sarah Brown to dinner in Havana, Cuba. Sky accepts and pursues the known prude, seemingly hopelessly, while Nathan deals with his own situation - his 14-year fiancée, Adelaide, who’s…

Guys and Dolls by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Date:
Saturday, February 29th
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Guys and Dolls book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser Directed by Jimmy Chrismon SYNOPSIS New York’s most infamous crap game organizer, Nathan Detroit, hoping for a big pay day, challenges notorious gambler Sky Masterson to a bet he’s sure he’ll win: take mission girl Sarah Brown to dinner in Havana, Cuba. Sky accepts and pursues the known prude, seemingly hopelessly, while Nathan deals with his own situation - his 14-year fiancée, Adelaide, who’s…

March 2020

Guys and Dolls by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Date:
Sunday, March 1st
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Guys and Dolls book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser Directed by Jimmy Chrismon SYNOPSIS New York’s most infamous crap game organizer, Nathan Detroit, hoping for a big pay day, challenges notorious gambler Sky Masterson to a bet he’s sure he’ll win: take mission girl Sarah Brown to dinner in Havana, Cuba. Sky accepts and pursues the known prude, seemingly hopelessly, while Nathan deals with his own situation - his 14-year fiancée, Adelaide, who’s…

Guys and Dolls by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Date:
Tuesday, March 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Guys and Dolls book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser Directed by Jimmy Chrismon SYNOPSIS New York’s most infamous crap game organizer, Nathan Detroit, hoping for a big pay day, challenges notorious gambler Sky Masterson to a bet he’s sure he’ll win: take mission girl Sarah Brown to dinner in Havana, Cuba. Sky accepts and pursues the known prude, seemingly hopelessly, while Nathan deals with his own situation - his 14-year fiancée, Adelaide, who’s…

Guys and Dolls by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Date:
Wednesday, March 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Guys and Dolls book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser Directed by Jimmy Chrismon SYNOPSIS New York’s most infamous crap game organizer, Nathan Detroit, hoping for a big pay day, challenges notorious gambler Sky Masterson to a bet he’s sure he’ll win: take mission girl Sarah Brown to dinner in Havana, Cuba. Sky accepts and pursues the known prude, seemingly hopelessly, while Nathan deals with his own situation - his 14-year fiancée, Adelaide, who’s…

Guys and Dolls by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Date:
Thursday, March 5th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Guys and Dolls book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser Directed by Jimmy Chrismon SYNOPSIS New York’s most infamous crap game organizer, Nathan Detroit, hoping for a big pay day, challenges notorious gambler Sky Masterson to a bet he’s sure he’ll win: take mission girl Sarah Brown to dinner in Havana, Cuba. Sky accepts and pursues the known prude, seemingly hopelessly, while Nathan deals with his own situation - his 14-year fiancée, Adelaide, who’s…

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

Date:
Friday, March 27th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe Directed by Kelsey Fisher-Waits SYNOPSIS Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. PERFORMANCES March 27, 28, 31 April 1, 2,…

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

Date:
Saturday, March 28th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe Directed by Kelsey Fisher-Waits SYNOPSIS Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. PERFORMANCES March 27, 28, 31 April 1, 2,…

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

Date:
Sunday, March 29th
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe Directed by Kelsey Fisher-Waits SYNOPSIS Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. PERFORMANCES March 27, 28, 31 April 1, 2,…

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

Date:
Tuesday, March 31st
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe Directed by Kelsey Fisher-Waits SYNOPSIS Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. PERFORMANCES March 27, 28, 31 April 1, 2,…

April 2020

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

Date:
Wednesday, April 1st
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe Directed by Kelsey Fisher-Waits SYNOPSIS Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. PERFORMANCES March 27, 28, 31 April 1, 2,…

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

Date:
Thursday, April 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe Directed by Kelsey Fisher-Waits SYNOPSIS Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. PERFORMANCES March 27, 28, 31 April 1, 2,…

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

Date:
Friday, April 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe Directed by Kelsey Fisher-Waits SYNOPSIS Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. PERFORMANCES March 27, 28, 31 April 1, 2,…

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

Date:
Saturday, April 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe Directed by Kelsey Fisher-Waits SYNOPSIS Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. PERFORMANCES March 27, 28, 31 April 1, 2,…

1984 by George Orwell

Date:
Friday, April 10th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

1984 by George Orwell Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William Miles, Jr. Directed by John Tovar SYNOPSIS This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative. Orwell…

1984 by George Orwell

Date:
Saturday, April 11th
Times:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

1984 by George Orwell Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William Miles, Jr. Directed by John Tovar SYNOPSIS This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative. Orwell…

1984 by George Orwell

Date:
Saturday, April 11th
Times:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

1984 by George Orwell Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William Miles, Jr. Directed by John Tovar SYNOPSIS This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative. Orwell…

1984 by George Orwell

Date:
Tuesday, April 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

1984 by George Orwell Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William Miles, Jr. Directed by John Tovar SYNOPSIS This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative. Orwell…

1984 by George Orwell

Date:
Wednesday, April 15th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

1984 by George Orwell Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William Miles, Jr. Directed by John Tovar SYNOPSIS This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative. Orwell…

1984 by George Orwell

Date:
Thursday, April 16th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

1984 by George Orwell Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William Miles, Jr. Directed by John Tovar SYNOPSIS This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative. Orwell…

1984 by George Orwell

Date:
Friday, April 17th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

1984 by George Orwell Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William Miles, Jr. Directed by John Tovar SYNOPSIS This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative. Orwell…

1984 by George Orwell

Date:
Saturday, April 18th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

1984 by George Orwell Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William Miles, Jr. Directed by John Tovar SYNOPSIS This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative. Orwell…

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Thursday, April 23rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

PERFORMANCES April 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26 at 2 p.m. LOCATION Westhoff Theatre on the campus of Illinois State University TICKETS Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at (309) 438-2535. Students and seniors: $10 Adults - $12

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Friday, April 24th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

PERFORMANCES April 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26 at 2 p.m. LOCATION Westhoff Theatre on the campus of Illinois State University TICKETS Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at (309) 438-2535. Students and seniors: $10 Adults - $12

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Saturday, April 25th
Times:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

PERFORMANCES April 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26 at 2 p.m. LOCATION Westhoff Theatre on the campus of Illinois State University TICKETS Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at (309) 438-2535. Students and seniors: $10 Adults - $12

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Saturday, April 25th
Times:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

PERFORMANCES April 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26 at 2 p.m. LOCATION Westhoff Theatre on the campus of Illinois State University TICKETS Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at (309) 438-2535. Students and seniors: $10 Adults - $12

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Sunday, April 26th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

PERFORMANCES April 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26 at 2 p.m. LOCATION Westhoff Theatre on the campus of Illinois State University TICKETS Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at (309) 438-2535. Students and seniors: $10 Adults - $12