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Chicago

Sept 13-22, 2019
Paramount Center for the Arts

Broadway musical for adults, mature content*

Our season begins with Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash hit, a recipient of six Tony Awards®, a Grammy®, and now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history.

"Wildly entertaining...[with a] dazzling score" - New York Daily News

*Mature content including language, gun shots, alcohol, and adult themes


 

Alice in Wonderland

Oct 18-27, 2019
Paramount Center for the Arts

Comedy based on children’s literature 

Lewis Carroll’s trip to Wonderland brings Alice into the 21st century with sharp-edged humor as she traverses the land of the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, and the blustery Queen of Hearts.


 

Elf the Musical

Nov 29-Dec 8, 2019
Paramount Center for the Arts

Broadway musical for the entire family     

It's up to Buddy the Elf to save Christmas! Find your inner elf and make your Christmas sparklejollytwinklejingley with the hit musical based on the movie starring Will Ferrell. 

"Elf is splashy, peppy, sugar-sprinkled holiday entertainment" - The New York Times


 


Disney's Newsies

Jan 31 - Feb 9, 2020
Paramount Center for the Arts

Broadway musical for the entire family 

Stop the presses and seize the day! Experience the Tony Award®-winning musical that’s thrilled audiences on Broadway and across the country.

"A winning, high-energy musical for family audiences." - Entertainment Weekly


 


Akeelah and the Bee

Feb 21 - March 1, 2020
Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre

Inspirational drama for elementary students and adults  

Underdog and hero of our story, young Akeelah has a gift for words and hopes to make it to the National Spelling Bee. With the help of her community, she might just have what it takes to make her dream come true. 

Akeelah and the Bee is part of our PLAYlabs series for local artists and actors to create an adventurous range of bold, diverse, and unique theatrical experiences where the stories of our community can be shared!


 


Ahoy! Murder! Dead Ahead! Dinner Theatre

March 5 - 20, 2020
The Grands at Mulligans

Interactive adult dinner theatre     

You will be immersed in this thrilling, locally-written murder mystery dinner experience, mingling with crazy characters and shady suspects as you work to crack the case before the killer gets away!


 


Mamma Mia!

April 16 - 26, 2020
Paramount Center for the Arts

Broadway musical for the entire family     

Through the eternally catchy score of ABBA chart-toppers, this hilarious and touching tale of daughter, mother, and would-be dads crescendos to a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

"A guaranteed, get-happy, dancing-in-the-aisles hit!" - Pat Collins, UPN 9-TV 


 

Our Town

May 8 - 17, 2020
Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre

Landmark American drama for teens and adults    

In the small town of Grover’s Corners, ordinary people lead extraordinary lives. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this is a profound story of love, loss, and the importance of living.

"Thorton Wilder’s finest achievement…a hauntingly beautiful play." - The New York Times