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2013-2014 Season

UIS Theatre Spring 2014 ProductionUIS Theatre - How I Learned to Drive
April 11-13 & 17-19, 2014

Paul Vogel's 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, takes an un-flinching look at "the gifts we receive from people who hurt us," according to Vogel. The play's protagonist, Li’l Bit, “received the gift of how to survive,” from a surprising source. Through a non-linear series of emotional (more)

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Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 7 PM

Experience the power of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and see for yourself why this extraordinary company is hailed as America’s cultural ambassador to the world. From the pulse-racing thrill of contemporary favorites to the spirit-lifting joy of beloved classics, (more)

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ISO_Lincoln's LegacyIllinois Symphony Orchestra - Lincoln's Legacy
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 8 PM

The season closes with a stunning display of symphonic photochoreography by Westwater Arts, The Eternal Struggle, set to Aaron Copland’s powerful and moving Lincoln Portrait and concluding with Mahler’s transformative Fifth Symphony (more)

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The Addams FamilyThe Addams Family
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 7:30 PM

The Addams Family is a smash-hit musical comedy that brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. “A visually satisfying, rib-tickling, lunatic musical that will entertain you (more)

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Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic GroupLyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8:00 PM

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying (more)

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Willie NelsonWillie Nelson & Family
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:30 PM

The iconic Texan is the creative genius behind historic recordings like "Crazy," "Hello Walls," “Red Headed Stranger” and “Stardust.” His career has spanned six decades. His catalog boasts more than 200 albums. He's earned every conceivable award and honor (more)

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The best of Jethro Tull performed by Ian AndersonThe best of Jethro Tull performed by Ian Anderson
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:00 PM

As the frontman of the progressive rock band Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson has performed in more than 54 countries over 45 years. He is widely considered an icon of the genre and is recognized as the protagonist of the flute in rock music. Anderson recently won The Prog God Award (more)

 

 

 

 
 

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