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Spencers Theatre of Illusion

Image: Spencers Theatre of IllusionSunday, October 30 at 3 p.m.
$35, 30, 25 ($15 students under 12)

The Spencers create a powerful theatrical experience their audiences will never forget. A perfect Halloween event! "Combining original theatrical elements with high-tech illusions, The Spencers bring the age-old art of magic into the 21st Century." - Chicago Tribune

* Costume contest!
* Treats for all!

National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China

Image: National Acrobats of the People's Republic of ChinaSaturday, November 12  *Date change
3 p.m. (60 minute matinee performance): $30, 25, 20
7 p.m.: $40, 35, 30

Direct from Beijing, The National Acrobats of The People's Republic of China was the first National Performing Arts Troupe established by the government of the People's Republic of China in 1950. The troupe has performed intensively with sensational reviews around the world. A "can't miss" afternoon of wonder!

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy

Image: One-Man Star WarsWritten and Performed by Charles Ross
Friday, February 3 at 8 p.m.

$30, 25

Bring your lightsabers! Much of Canadian actor Charlie Ross' childhood was spent in a galaxy far, far away, watching Star Wars videos over and over and over again. Come see the hilarious result of his misspent youth in a performance in which he plays all the characters, sings the music, flies the ships, fights the battles, and condenses the plots into just sixty minutes! After the performance, stay for the film, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, in high-definition!

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The Complete World of Sports (abridged)

Image: Complete World of SportsReduced Shakespeare Company
Friday, March 2 at 8 p.m.

$35, 30, 25

A merciless but affectionate satire of an ESPN-type broadcast that "owes as much to the insanity of Monty Python as to the insanity of actual sports programs." The Reduced Shakespeare Company is a three-man super-comedy troupe with a history of breaking box office records! Their high-energy, wit, creativity, rapid-delivery style make for a side-splitting evening of fun!

Spirit of Uganda

Image: Spirit of UgandaSunday April 1 at 1 p.m.
$15 Adults, $12 Children

Thrilling! To the melodic tones of standing drums, with dramatic choreography, bright-layered rhythms, and gorgeous call-and-response vocals, Spirit of Uganda brings to life the sounds and movements of East Africa. Ambassadors for Uganda's 2.4 million orphans, the troupe has thrilled audiences around the world. "Young, proud, and marvelously spirited musicians and dancers. Whatever these performers do, in whatever different bright attire, they do with discipline, fervor, and joy..." - Village Voice

*Attention Educators: School performance on Monday, April 2 - Call for details

Image: Artist website