Culture: ‘The Underpants’
January 17, 2013 4:56PM
Updated: January 17, 2013 4:56PM
Village Theatre Guild: Auditions for “A Hatful of Rain” will take place at 2 p.m. Jan. 20 and 7 p.m. Jan. 22 with call backs, at 7 p.m. Jan. 23. At Village Theatre, 2S720 Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Email email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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.
Swedish American Children’s Choir: The choir is seeking new singers for the fall/holiday season. Children 4-17 years of age are welcome to join the midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children. The choir rehearses in Batavia. Call (630) 414-9700.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Curtis Jobling, “Wereworld,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 18, Naperville. Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, “The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published,” Discussion and Panel Critique, 2 p.m. Jan. 19, Naperville. Dr. Joel Fuhrman, “Super Immunity: The End of Diabetes,” Presentation and Booksigning, 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. at North Central College. Brad Taylor, “Enemy of Mine,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Naperville. Kadir Nelson, “I Have a Dream,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Naperville. Melissa de la Cruz, “In Gates of Paradise,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 24, 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 the Promenade Center, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call (630) 783-0009 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Barnes & Noble: Weekly story times take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Events are free. At 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 579-0200. Visit bn.com.
Chocolate Festival: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 19. Neuqua Valley Freshman Center, 3220 Cedar Glade Dr., Naperville. (630) 961-2992. Ncoyouth.org
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 Sessions,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28. 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.
Ricky Nelson Remembered: The salute to the ’50s heartthrob will be at Raue Center at 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets are $31-37. At 26 N. Williams, Crystal Lake. Call (815) 356-9212 or visit rauecenter.org.
Siegel-Schwall Reunion Tour: Siegel-Schwall Band will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Sandwich Opera House. Tickets are $15-$25. At 140 E. Railroad Street in Sandwich. Call (815) 786-2555.
The Gallery Chamber Series: Fermilab’s series begins at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 20 with Metropolis Quartet. Tickets are $42 for all three concerts. A reception with the performers follows the concert. Tickets are $17. At Kirk Road at Pine Street, Batavia. Call (630) 840-2787 or visit fnal.gov/culture.
Chicago Sinfonietta: The 2013 Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is presented at 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Wentz Concert Hall of North Central College. Tickets are $40-$50. At 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call312) 236-3681 ext. 2 or visit chicagosinfonietta.org.
“A Night of Broadway”: Fox Country Players’ annual benefit concert will be staged at the Community Christian Church in Yorkville at 7 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets are $15. At 129 Commercial Dr., Yorkville. Visit foxcountryplayers.org.
“Deathtrap”: Steel Beam Theatre presents “Deathtrap” weekends to Feb. 10. Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for seniors. At 111 W. Main St. in downtown St. Charles Call (630) 587-8521 or visitSteelBeamTheatre.com.
“Sex Please We’re Sixty”: Elgin Theatre Company presents this comedy weekends to Jan. 27 at the Kimball Street Theater in Elgin. The theater is at the northeast corner of Kimball Street and Dundee Avenue in downtown Elgin. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors. Call (847) 741-0532 or visit www.elgin-theatre.org.
“Sunset Boulevard”: Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace will present the musical to Jan. 24-March 24. Tickets are $20-$68. Some tickets include lunch/dinner. At 100 Drury Lane. Call (630) 530-0111, (800) 745-3000, or visit drurylaneoakbrook.com.
“Trying”: The Village Theatre Guild is presenting the drama from Jan. 18 to Feb. 9 at the northwest corner of Butterfield Rd. and Park Blvd. in Glen Ellyn. Tickets are $18. Call (630) 469-8230 or visit villagetheatreguild.org.
“The Underpants”: Buffalo Theatre Ensemble presents this comedy to Feb. 3 at Building K Theater at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Thursdays to Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $25 to $33. Call (630) 942-4000 or visit atthemac.org.
“What is Susan’s Secret”: Riverfront Playhouse is presenting this farce to Feb. 16. Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. At 11-13 S. Water St. Mall, Aurora. Call (630) 897-9496 or visit riverfrontplayhouse.com.
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