Culture: ‘The Underpants’
January 24, 2013 8:46PM
The Riverfront Playhouse: Auditions will be held for “On Golden Pond” at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 and 28. At 11-13 S. Water St. Mall, Aurora. Call (630) 897-9496.
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: Leslie Maitland, “Crossing the Borders of Time,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Naperville. Karen Thompson Walker, “The Age of Miracles,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 29, Naperville. Bob Crais, “Suspect,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 30, Naperville. Ian Rankin, “Standing in Another Man’s Grave,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 31, Naperville. Dennis Rodman, “Dennis the Wild Bull,” Reading and Booksigning, 2 p.m. Feb. 2, 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.
Husky Heroes: Dog sledding and pet adoption opportunities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 26-27 at the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle. Tickets are $9-$12. Call (630) 968-0074 or visit Mortonarb.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.
The Irish House Party: The traditional Irish party band will be at Raue Center at 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets are $20-$25. At 26 N. Williams, Crystal Lake. Call (815) 356-9212 or visit rauecenter.org.
North Central College’s 25th Gospel Extravaganza: Dexter Walker and Zion Movement Chorale will perform 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in North Central’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for senior citizens and students. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Tomas Kubinek: The Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible brings his unique humor and talent to Fermilab’s Ramsey Auditorium on 7 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets are $11-22. At Kirk Road at Pine Street, Batavia. Call (630) 840-ARTS or visit fnal.gov/culture.
Elgin Symphony Orchestra: Two Broadway stars will be singing favorites from hit musicals at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at Elgin’s Hemmens Cultural Center. At 45 Symphony Way. Call (847) 888-4000 or visit elginsymphony.org.
New Philharmonic — Mahler: 8 p.m. Jan. 26 at Wheaton College’s Edman Memorial Chapel. Tickets are $28-$38. At Washington and Franklin Streets, Wheaton. Call (630) 942-4000 or visit AtTheMAC.org.
Jimmy and the Swingers: The jazz, bluegrass, swing, folk music and blues band will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Sandwich Opera House. Tickets are $20-$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. Feb. 24 with Dios No Choro. 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.
“The Art of Murder”: Fox Valley Repertory presents this mystery to March 17 at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. Tickets are $32-$42. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit Foxvalleyrep.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.
“Jeeves Takes a Bow”: First Folio Theatre presents the witty comedy Jan. 30-March 3. Tickets range from $26-$37 and preview tickets are $22. At Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. and Rt. 83. Call (630) 986-8067 or visit firstfolio.org.
“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 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 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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