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    • 5:00 pm
      7/26/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin, Urbana

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine. An accomplished scholar as well as musician, Guido Sanchez-Portuguez is the guitar lecturer at the University of Illinois School of Music specializing in Latin acoustic music and a variety of other techniques and styles.

    • 6:00 pm
      9/7/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    An Opening Night Party that’s been five decades in the making! Krannert Center invites all to celebrate its vibrant history with fabulous artists, dancing, food and beverage, a by-the-decades car display surrounding the Center, and the chance to dress from a decade of your choice, 1960s to the future!

    • 10:00 am
      9/8/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    After our Opening Night Party on Friday night, the fun continues on Saturday with a family-friendly event celebrating Krannert Center’s long-standing commitment to programming for all ages. Arts experiences shared among generations nurture creativity, imagination, and communication and are core to Krannert Center’s mission.

    • 7:30 pm
      9/13/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    The Builders Association, an Obie Award-winning performance and media company founded in 1994 by director Marianne Weems, stands at the forefront of contemporary theatre-making, drawing from familiar and historic narratives and extending them into the present through a sophisticated collage of performance, media, sound, and architecture that describe the human experience.

    • 7:30 pm
      9/14/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Audiences fall hard for the Hot Sardines’ blazing brass lineup, tap-dancing rhythm section (yes, really), and irresistible swagger. Don’t miss your chance to see the speakeasy sensation hailed as “the most foot-stomping, raucous jazz band in the world.”

    • 7:30 pm
      9/15/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    From the creative mind of acclaimed director Peter Sellars comes his very first a cappella staging and most personal work to date. With the music committed to memory, the 21 singers of the Los Angeles Master Chorale—widely recognized as the country’s leading professional choir—transform this sweeping Renaissance work into a breathtaking experience.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/3/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    From popular Brazilian music to the classical compositions that have influenced it, Marcus Tardelli performs with unsurpassed technical mastery and an unwavering devotion to expression.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/4/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Quartet-in-residence at the University of Illinois, the Jupiter String Quartet “has matured into one of the mainstays of the American chamber music scene” (New Yorker). To open the Classical Mix Series, the Jupiter has invited Jasper Quartet and Michael Cameron to join this “quartet-plus” showcase.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/4/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/5/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/6/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/6/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    On this evening, the co-directors of the School of Music’s Lyric Theatre @ Illinois are joined by favorite professional instrumental collaborators, as well as by early-career vocal artists for a night of favorite selections from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/10/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/11/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/12/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/13/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 3:00 pm
      10/14/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/18/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner have each wowed Krannert Center audiences separately in the past; together, they make a dream team of song!

    • 7:30 pm
      10/18/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/19/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner have each wowed Krannert Center audiences separately in the past; together, they make a dream team of song!

    • 7:30 pm
      10/19/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/20/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner have each wowed Krannert Center audiences separately in the past; together, they make a dream team of song!

    • 7:30 pm
      10/20/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/25/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Daniel Hope appears as soloist with the world’s major orchestras and conductors, also directing many ensembles from the violin. The youngest-ever member of the Beaux Arts Trio during its final six seasons, a radio host and best-selling author in Germany, and a concert curator, Hope is celebrated for his artistic versatility as well as his dedication to humanitarian causes.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/25/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/26/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

    • 7:30 pm
      10/27/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

    • 3:00 pm
      10/28/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/1/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/2/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/3/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 3:00 pm
      11/4/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    The multi-skilled artists of Australia’s Circa have been pushing the frontier of circus arts for nearly 15 years—blurring the lines of creative movement, dance, and theatre to “redraw the limits to which circus can aspire.”

    • 7:30 pm
      11/6/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Circa will offer a thrilling evening performance of Humans—a piece that explores the astounding outer limits of the human body and internal reflections on trust, connectivity, and emotional strength.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/7/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/8/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/8/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    As Dance at Illinois celebrates dancing 50 years, Dance faculty members will collaborate with alumni to create dances for November Dance, February Dance, and Studiodance I. November Dance provides a unique historical perspective as all four choreographers have a long and rich history with Dance at Illinois.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/9/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/9/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Celebrate the rich and colorful traditions of Mexico through regional dances that weave history with spirited rhythm, dazzling costumes, and cultural pride.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/9/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    As Dance at Illinois celebrates dancing 50 years, Dance faculty members will collaborate with alumni to create dances for November Dance, February Dance, and Studiodance I. November Dance provides a unique historical perspective as all four choreographers have a long and rich history with Dance at Illinois.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/10/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/10/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    As Dance at Illinois celebrates dancing 50 years, Dance faculty members will collaborate with alumni to create dances for November Dance, February Dance, and Studiodance I. November Dance provides a unique historical perspective as all four choreographers have a long and rich history with Dance at Illinois.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/10/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Of their collaboration, The Seattle Times wrote, “The partnership between the two musicians is as though they breathe together. Rarely does one hear such perfect synchronization of phrasing and expression.”

    • 3:00 pm
      11/11/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/13/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    The Grammy-nominated Eroica Trio enraptures audiences with flawless technical virtuosity and irresistible enthusiasm. The three women who make up this celebrated ensemble of violin, cello, and piano galvanize the concert stage with their passionate performances.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/15/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    In her newest work, Bessie Award-winning choreographer Cynthia Oliver breaks with her convention of excavating black women’s worlds to explore the expressive cultures particular to Caribbean and African-American men and male-identified folk.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/29/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    The humble overhead projector becomes a tool for movie-like magic in the hands of the performance collective Manual Cinema. No Blue Memories—The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks tells the story of one of Chicago’s most beloved figures.

    • 7:30 pm
      11/30/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 2:00 pm
      12/1/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 7:30 pm
      12/1/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 2:00 pm
      12/2/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 3:00 pm
      12/2/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Rolston String Quartet was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30.” They currently serve as the Yale School of Music’s fellowship quartet-in-residence.

    • 7:30 pm
      12/7/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 2:00 pm
      12/8/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 7:30 pm
      12/8/2018
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 7:30 pm
      1/19/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Born in Mexico and raised in New York City, Grammy Award-winner Arturo O'Farrill is Director of Jazz Studies at CUNY’s Brooklyn College and founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, an organization dedicated to preserving the music and heritage of Afro Latin jazz and supporting its performance for new audiences.

    • 7:00 pm
      1/22/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    With lithe movement, resplendent apparel, and mesmerizing tales, the more than 50 dancers of this esteemed Russian company—which has performed at Krannert Center since 1999— weave evenings of evergreen enchantment.

    • 7:00 pm
      1/23/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    With lithe movement, resplendent apparel, and mesmerizing tales, the more than 50 dancers of this esteemed Russian company—which has performed at Krannert Center since 1999— weave evenings of evergreen enchantment.

    • 7:30 pm
      1/26/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Tony Award-winning tap dancer Savion Glover is lauded as “the greatest tap virtuoso of our time, perhaps of all time.” Marcus Gilmore earned acclaim for his influential work as a third of the highly awarded Vijay Iyer Trio. Together, this duo connects the past and present of tap and jazz to create an evening of percussive fireworks.

    • 3:00 pm
      1/27/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Praised for playing with “supreme melodic control and total authority” and “decided dramatic impact,” the Argus Quartet has quickly emerged as one of today’s most dynamic and versatile young ensembles. Its core mission is to connect with and build up a community of engaged listeners.

    • 7:30 pm
      1/31/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/1/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/2/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/2/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    An artist in the highest echelon of international performers, Grammy Award-winner Susan Graham’s operatic roles span four centuries. Her Krannert Center program centers around Robert Schumann’s song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben (A Woman’s Love and Life), which depicts the joys and sorrows of love, marriage, and death.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/6/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/7/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/7/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    The pairing of music and movement inspired this program by the quartet-in-residence at the University of Illinois. R. Murray Schafer’s String Quartet No. 6, “Parting the Wild Horse’s Mane” builds upon the series of 108 movements of the Chinese martial art Tai Ji.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/7/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Continuing Dance at Illinois’ 50th-anniversary celebration, Professors C. Kemal Nance, Cynthia Oliver, Endalyn Taylor, and John Toenjes will create works with and for alumni and current students.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/8/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Continuing Dance at Illinois’ 50th-anniversary celebration, Professors C. Kemal Nance, Cynthia Oliver, Endalyn Taylor, and John Toenjes will create works with and for alumni and current students.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/8/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/9/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Continuing Dance at Illinois’ 50th-anniversary celebration, Professors C. Kemal Nance, Cynthia Oliver, Endalyn Taylor, and John Toenjes will create works with and for alumni and current students.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/9/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/10/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Praised for her engaging stage presence and performances that are technically and musically brilliant, Hanzhi Wang is the first accordionist to join the roster of Young Concert Artists in its 57-year history of discovering extraordinary musicians.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/10/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 6:30 pm
      2/12/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    London’s Tall Stories is a charming theatrical company that uses puppetry and its unique style of physical storytelling to make warmhearted and witty productions for audiences of all ages. In Emily Brown, we are treated to a tender musical depiction of nighttime rituals and childhood imagination.

    • 10:00 am
      2/16/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Playful lyrics, joyful grooves, and the lively influences of Caribbean and New Orleans culture come together in the toe-tapping music of celebrated songwriter, band leader, and music educator Jazzy Ash. Krannert Center has made it a tradition to present a free family concert each February to welcome our younger patrons.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/16/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    A performance of Steve Reich’s composition Music for 18 Musicians is an event, a monumental, pulsating, mesmerizing musical event. The hour-long work is widely recognized as one of the most influential pieces of the 20th century, and every hearing—and seeing—of it offers a new perspective to the listener.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/21/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In Benjamin Britten’s 1946 chamber opera set in ancient Rome, a woman is a pawn in a power struggle between men and pays the ultimate price. Department of Theatre Head Kirsten Pullen and Lyric Theatre Co-Director Julie Gunn lead a female production team to explore how sexual violence resonates across the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/22/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In Benjamin Britten’s 1946 chamber opera set in ancient Rome, a woman is a pawn in a power struggle between men and pays the ultimate price. Department of Theatre Head Kirsten Pullen and Lyric Theatre Co-Director Julie Gunn lead a female production team to explore how sexual violence resonates across the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/23/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In Benjamin Britten’s 1946 chamber opera set in ancient Rome, a woman is a pawn in a power struggle between men and pays the ultimate price. Department of Theatre Head Kirsten Pullen and Lyric Theatre Co-Director Julie Gunn lead a female production team to explore how sexual violence resonates across the centuries.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/24/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In Benjamin Britten’s 1946 chamber opera set in ancient Rome, a woman is a pawn in a power struggle between men and pays the ultimate price. Department of Theatre Head Kirsten Pullen and Lyric Theatre Co-Director Julie Gunn lead a female production team to explore how sexual violence resonates across the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/27/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    In its newest project, Kronos Quartet teams with Oscar-nominated filmmakers Sam Green and Joe Bini for a multimedia performance piece. Transcending the typical live music and film event, this collaboration quickly becomes a meditation on music itself—the act of listening to it closely, the experience of feeling it deeply, and the power that it has to change the world.

    • 7:00 pm
      2/28/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Two distinct programs feature new, collaborative choreography by Dance at Illinois faculty, alumni, and students.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/28/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Based on Mark Haddon’s prizewinning 2003 novel, the play presents a young man’s search for answers—to his favorite math problems, about what it means to be different, to the question of who murdered the neighbor’s dog.

    • 9:00 pm
      2/28/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Two distinct programs feature new, collaborative choreography by Dance at Illinois faculty, alumni, and students.

    • 7:00 pm
      3/1/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Two distinct programs feature new, collaborative choreography by Dance at Illinois faculty, alumni, and students.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/1/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Based on Mark Haddon’s prizewinning 2003 novel, the play presents a young man’s search for answers—to his favorite math problems, about what it means to be different, to the question of who murdered the neighbor’s dog.

    • 9:00 pm
      3/1/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Two distinct programs feature new, collaborative choreography by Dance at Illinois faculty, alumni, and students.

    • 7:00 pm
      3/2/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Two distinct programs feature new, collaborative choreography by Dance at Illinois faculty, alumni, and students.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/2/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Based on Mark Haddon’s prizewinning 2003 novel, the play presents a young man’s search for answers—to his favorite math problems, about what it means to be different, to the question of who murdered the neighbor’s dog.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/2/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Kodo’s discipline, theatricality, and grace both preserve and expand the breathtaking cultural legacy of taiko drumming.

    • 9:00 pm
      3/2/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Two distinct programs feature new, collaborative choreography by Dance at Illinois faculty, alumni, and students.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/7/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Based on Mark Haddon’s prizewinning 2003 novel, the play presents a young man’s search for answers—to his favorite math problems, about what it means to be different, to the question of who murdered the neighbor’s dog.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/8/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Based on Mark Haddon’s prizewinning 2003 novel, the play presents a young man’s search for answers—to his favorite math problems, about what it means to be different, to the question of who murdered the neighbor’s dog.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/8/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    For nearly two decades, Krannert Center has welcomed this illustrious company to its Midwest home for a week of high-impact engagement work and stunning performances of its heralded repertoire. This season, Mark Morris pays tribute to the iconic 1967 Beatles album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/9/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Based on Mark Haddon’s prizewinning 2003 novel, the play presents a young man’s search for answers—to his favorite math problems, about what it means to be different, to the question of who murdered the neighbor’s dog.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/9/2019
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    For nearly two decades, Krannert Center has welcomed this illustrious company to its Midwest home for a week of high-impact engagement work and stunning performances of its heralded repertoire. This season, Mark Morris pays tribute to the iconic 1967 Beatles album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.