Culture: ‘Closet Land’
November 8, 2012 12:50PM
Updated: November 9, 2012 11:15AM
Morris Theatre Guild: Auditions for “The Miracle Worker” will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 and 14 at 516 West Illinois Ave. (Canalport Community Center), which is located at the west end of Illinois Avenue in Morris. Call (815) 634-6634 or visit morristheatreguild.com.
University of St. Francis Concert Chorale: This choir, that meets at the university on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with some performances throughout the year. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Contact USF professor Will Thomen (815) 740-5043, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
University of St. Francis Bernie’s Band: The Band, which meets at the university at varying practice times, provides music at all home football games as well as other special events. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. E-mail USF professor Robert Stumpf at email@example.com, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: The group rehearses every from 6-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays that school is in session at Lewis University, 1 University Parkway, Romeoville. Players ome from Lewis University and Joliet Junior College, and from area high schools and middle schools. Visit www.mysomusic.org.
Beyond Glee: The Wheaton Park District Leisure Center is organizing a new adult, performance-based chorus — “Beyond Glee!” Rehearsals are 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Leisure Center. At 208 W. Union in Memorial Park. Call (630) 510-5030 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fox Valley Festival Chorus: Rehearsals are at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. New members welcome. No auditions required for Chorus membership, only for solos. At St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, corner of Edgelawn and Galena, Aurora. Email email@example.com or visit foxvalleyfc.org.
Heartland Voices: Not-for-profit choral arts organization based in Elgin seeks new singers for the upcoming season. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from late September through late April. Anyone wishing to audition should either email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Dr. John G. Slawson, artistic director, at (847) 347-4584.
The Senior Suburban Orchestra: Rehearsals are at 1-3:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Oak Trace, 200 Village Drive, Downers Grove. New members are welcome. The orchestra needs players on violin, viola, cello, double bass, bassoon, and percussion. Call Lori Davis at (630) 935-7103.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Christopher Pike, “Witch World,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Naperville. Ally Condie, “Reached,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Naperville. Eddie Payton, “Walter & Me,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Two Doors East. Tad Hills, “Rocket Writes a Story,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Nov. 15, Two Doors East. Richard Paul Evans, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Nov. 15, Naperville. Jeff Kinney, “The Third Wheel,” Reading and Booksigning, 5 p.m. Nov. 16, Still Middle School, 787 Meadowridge Dr., Aurora. Oliver Jeffers, “This Moose Belongs to Me,” Reading and Booksigning, 11 am. Nov. 17, Naperville. At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Barnes and Noble: At 2621 Plainfield Road, Joliet. Call (815) 254-2493 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
After Hours Film Society: “The Imposter,” Nov. 12. “Chicken with Plums,” Nov. 24. “Searching for Sugar Man,” Dec. 3. Screenings are at 7:30 p.m. At the Tivoli, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. Cost is $5 for members and $9 for others. Call (630) 534-4528. Visit afterhoursfilmsociety.com.
International Film Series: Screen the best in foreign cinema this fall during the Elgin Community College Humanities Center’s International Film Series. “Surviving Progress,” 7:30 p.m., Nov. 9. At the Arts Center, Building H, Room H142 on the ECC Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Free admission. Visit eccifs.org.
Symphony of Lights Celebration: The Promenade Bolingbrook and the Village of Bolingbrook present the annual tree lighting ceremony and the first Symphony in Lights show at 3 p.m. Nov. 10 Bolingbrook Promenade mall, 631 E. Boughton Road. Nightly on the hour from 5 to 9 p.m. Call (630) 296-8340 or visit Thepromenadebolingbrook.com.
Ars Antigua: Early music ensemble Ars Antigua and harpsichordist David Shrader will perform on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sexton Auditorium at the university’s main campus. Tickets are $10 for adults; $7 for senior citizens (65+), alumni and non-USF students. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Call (815) 740-3520 or visit stfrancis.edu/music-at-moser.
The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra: The Season Opening Concert is at 8 p.m. Nov. 10 and 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at Lincoln-Way North Performing Arts Center, 19900 S. Harlem Ave in Frankfort. Tickets are $35-$55. Call (708) 481-7774 or visit ipomusic.org
Goran Ivanovic and Eastern Blok: Lewis University presents Goran Ivanovic and Eastern Blok, with virtuoso guitarist Goran Ivanovic and a mix of Balkan folk music and Klezmer infused with the jazz aesthetic of improvisation, performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Philip Lynch Theatre. Tickets are $10. At One University Parkway, Romeoville. Call (815) 836-5500 or visit lewisu.edu.
“44 Plays for 44 Presidents”: Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre will perform this satire Nov. 9-18. Tickets are $9-$10. At One University Parkway, Romeoville. Call (815) 836-5500 or email email@example.com.
“Closet Land”: Theatre on the Hill presents the tense thriller to Nov. 18 at Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Road. Tickets are $15. Call (630) 908-2538 or visit tothbolingbrook.com.
“An Evening of Monty Python’s Flying Circus”: Theatre on the Hill presents the unique comedy to Nov. 11 at Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Road. Tickets are $15. Call (630) 908-2538 or visit tothbolingbrook.com.
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