Performances

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    • 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.

    • 5:00 pm
      9/22/2018

    doors open at 5:45PM

    • 9:00 am
      9/29/2018

    doors open at 5:30PM

    • 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.

    • 4:00 pm
      10/13/2018

    doors open 6:30PM

    • 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.

    • 10:00 am
      11/3/2018

    Doors open at 7PM

    • 10:00 am
      11/3/2018

    doors open 6PM

    • 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.”