Performing Arts For Youth and Seniors Series
The 2019-2020 Performing Arts for Youth and Seniors Series is a series of family friendly theatre productions that encompass music, education and exposure to the arts at an economical rate. Great Shows for Youth and Seniors, or anyone available during the day.
Children & Adults = $4.00
Please note the new show times. There are only two performances for the daytime productions. Call the box office for information and to reserve group seats. 815-786-2555 (Mon-Fri 9am-3pm) to purchase tickets online click on the name of the show.
Showtimes: 10:00 am and 1:00 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Program times listed are subject to cancellation due to lack of reservations
March 30 2020 (Monday) “One Small Step…” The Real-life Journey to Outer Space (Grades Pre-K - 5th) – Bright Star Touring Theatre - (10:00 am show 26 seats left) History and Social Studies, STEM - Few events in human history have captured the imagination quite like the journey that humankind took to the moon! This tale marks the history of flight and space travel from the ancient tale of Icarus, to the first flights of the Wright Brothers on the beaches at Kitty Hawk, to the Great Space Race of the 1960s and beyond! Your young pilots and astronauts will be thrilled to learn about the real life characters that took One Small Step! *Study guide available
April 9, 2020 (Thursday) - Bubble Wonders – (PreK - Adult) Geoff Akins - The wonders of bubbles, magic and storytelling rekindle a sense of wonder in life and how persistence and a positive attitude can help make dreams come true.
April 29, 2020 (Wednesday) - Jack’s Adventure in Space (Grades Pre-K - 6th) – Bright Star Touring Theatre - (1:00 pm show is sold out) & (10 am had 14 seats left) STEM - When it comes to adventure and imagination, no one beats Jack! Come along with Jack in this out-of-this-world adventure through the solar system! Learn about the origins of the names of the planets Mercury to Neptune, and even the controversial Pluto. Students will also learn about the physical features of the various planets and discover fun facts about each planet’s special path around the sun in this fun STEM adventure! *Study guide available
May 5, 2020 (Tuesday) The Diary of Anne Frank (Grades 5-8) American Eagle Productions (1:00 pm show is sold out) - This important book is brought to life in this moving play. Your students will get to hear Anne's words first hand in this important part of your Holocaust studies.
May 13, 2020 (Wednesday) The Big Balloon Show (Prek - adult) Smarty Pants - Fun way to end the season with a celebration of epic proportions.