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  • ‘As You Like It’

    Make yourselves comfortable, it is going to be a long night in the park ... and we mean that literally.
    July 11, 2014 - 3:05 pm
  • ‘Oliver’

    “Oliver” is a classic “big theater musical” with a lot of set changes, lighting cues and sound cues all done very smoothly on a cleverly-designed set. ...
    July 11, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • ‘Boeing Boeing’ takes off at Festival 56

    PRINCETON — Next up in the Festival 56 line-up for the summer is the fast-paced farce, “Boeing Boeing,” at the Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Ma ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Cast announced for Stage 212's 'Annie'

    LASALLE — Stage 212 has the announced the cast for its summer 2014 production of “Annie,” the heartwarming musical by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Time to get Kaddywampus

    One of the definitions of the word “kaddywampus” is “crazy.” Is that word applicable to the Kaddywampus Sports Bar and Grill in Granville?
    July 8, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • ‘Sylvia’

    Sylvia is a New York dog, brutally honest and in her own self-centered world. She will show you affection but really only cares about herself. What do ...
    July 4, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Festival 56 presents "Oliver!"

    PRINCETON —Festival 56 will open "Oliver!," the beloved musical adaptation of Dickens’ "Oliver Twist," at the Princeton High School Council Auditorium ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:49 am
  • Circa ‘21 presents Neil Diamond tribute

    ROCK ISLAND — Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse has announced Simply Diamond, a Neil Diamond Tribute, will perform at 1 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. July 10.
    July 1, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Reddick Mansion participates in Blue Star Museum Program

    OTTAWA — This summer, Reddick Mansion is offering free admissions to all active duty military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Mu ...
    July 1, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • Community Players of Streator to perform ‘Les Miserables’

    STREATOR — The Community Players of Streator will perform “Les Miserables” on the Engle Lane stage July 12-19.
    July 1, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • Timber Lake Playhouse presents ‘Young Frankenstein’

    MOUNT CARROLL — Timber Lake Playhouse will present the local premiere of “Young Frankenstein” by Mel Brooks From July 3-13. From the award-winning tea ...
    July 1, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • Concerts planned

    DEPUE — Community band concerts in DePue have been set for 7 p.m. July 10, July 17 and July 31 at the DePue Lake Park shelter. In conjunction with the ...
    July 1, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • IVSO will make special appearance in Hennepin

    HENNEPIN — The Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra will be making a special appearance at the Hennepin Fourth of July celebration with a free concert.
    June 30, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Festival 56 presents 'As You Like It'

    PRINCETON — Festival 56 will open its 11th season of free Shakespeare in Princeton’s Soldiers and Sailors Park at 7:30 p.m. July 6 with the comedy “As ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Princeton Community Band plans patriotic concert

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Community Band will present a patriotic concert at 6 p.m. July 6 in Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton. The Bureau Count ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:10 pm
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