Ground-breaking blues musician, Corky Siegel blends musical styles with his Chamber Blues project, featuring the West End String Quartet, and world percussionist Frank Donaldson. The evening is made doubly entertaining with the addition of witty Chicago folk trio Sons of the Never Wrong.
Called “one of the most compelling figures in popular music” by the Library of Congress, Rosanne Cash is part of country music’s legendary Cash and Carter families. Winner of three Grammy Awards, Cash has charted 21 Top 40 country singles including 11 Number Ones.
The fabulously fun, international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde, The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Journey from the sorority house to the halls of justice with Broadway’s brightest new heroine (and of course, her Chihuahua, Bruiser).
Recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music, the Blind Boys of Alabama are known for crossing multiple musical boundaries with remarkable interpretations of traditional gospel favorites and contemporary spiritual material . With five Grammy awards and lifetime achievement awards from both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, these Gospel Music Hall of Famers are not to be missed!
Starring the award-winning actress, singer and dancer Jasmine Guy and the acclaimed Avery Sharpe Trio, Raisin’ Cane celebrates and honors the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance through text, song, music, movement and imagery.
A meditation on America’s relationship to our land, our resources, and ourselves, Documerica is a multimedia concert that melds multiple screen video projections with original music by some of today’s top composers, and is performed with electrifying virtuosity by the post modern quartet ETHEL.
In a visit to the Russian countryside, a discontented group, including a famous actress and her tormented playwright son, become ensnared in a tragi-comic tangle of romance, intrigue and longing.
This must-see event features 40 leading dancers, singers, musicians and guest artists who bring the magic of Spain to Chicago through their exciting fusion of traditional, classical, folkloric, Flamenco, and dramatic theatrical productions.
In a small Mississippi town, a few days before the Fourth of July, Carnelle Scott is rehearsing furiously for the Miss Firecracker Contest – hoping that victory will salvage her tarnished reputation and allow her to leave town in a blaze of glory. With a cast of cheerfully nutty characters, Carnelle perseveres in this equally hilarious and moving story.