theatre

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
Urbana High School, Cobb Auditorium, 1002 S. Race St.
{ theatre, music }

Based on the beloved classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, "Little Women, The Broadway Musical" will be presented Nov. 5-8 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 2:30 p.m. by the Urbana High School Theatre Department under the direction of Tim Broeker and musical direction by Cullyn Murphy.

Tickets are $10 ($5 for UHS students and children under 12) and are available at the door, beginning 30 minutes prior to each performance, or by emailing tbroeker@usd116.org.

The story follows the adventures of Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March as they grow up in Civil War America. Jo longs to publish a novel. Meg longs for a fiance. Beth longs for a piano. Amy longs to be admired. This timeless tale has been given new life as an exhilarating musical, filled with glorious song, dance and a few tears. It celebrates personal discovery and coming of age in a time of challenge and transformation.

The cast, crew and orchestra feature a wealth of talent from more than 30 UHS students. The production team includes technical director Breanna Morton, costume designer Barb Hughes, orchestra conductor Darren Hicks, assistant director Jessica Elliott and scenic construction lead Rick Broeker.

Performances are at Urbana High School's Cobb Auditorium, 1002 S. Race St., Urbana.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm, Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm, Friday, November 7, 2014 - 7:00pm, Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
Urbana High School, Cobb Auditorium, 1002 S. Race St.
{ theatre, music }

Based on the beloved classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, "Little Women, The Broadway Musical" will be presented Nov. 5-8 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 2:30 p.m. by the Urbana High School Theatre Department under the direction of Tim Broeker and musical direction by Cullyn Murphy.

Tickets are $10 ($5 for UHS students and children under 12) and are available at the door, beginning 30 minutes prior to each performance, or by emailing tbroeker@usd116.org.

The story follows the adventures of Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March as they grow up in Civil War America. Jo longs to publish a novel. Meg longs for a fiance. Beth longs for a piano. Amy longs to be admired. This timeless tale has been given new life as an exhilarating musical, filled with glorious song, dance and a few tears. It celebrates personal discovery and coming of age in a time of challenge and transformation.

The cast, crew and orchestra feature a wealth of talent from more than 30 UHS students. The production team includes technical director Breanna Morton, costume designer Barb Hughes, orchestra conductor Darren Hicks, assistant director Jessica Elliott and scenic construction lead Rick Broeker.

Performances are at Urbana High School's Cobb Auditorium, 1002 S. Race St., Urbana.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ancient Mediterranean Gallery, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

Join resident storyteller Kim Sheahan for a family storytelling concert of multicultural folktales to put you in the mood to celebrate! For further information, contact Kim Sheahan at (217) 244 - 3355 or ksheahan@illinois.edu

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 7:30pm
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

Two ghost story concerts for Halloween will feature local favorite tellers Dan Keding, Kath Brinkmann, and Kim Sheahan, as well as tellers from UIUC faculty, staff, and students. All donations and admission fees will support the Museum’s educational programs. This ghost story concert features tales with adult themes or heightened fear factors.

It is for adults only (age 16 and above). Don’t worry—everyone still gets candy.

For further information, contact Kim Sheahan at (217) 244 - 3355 or ksheahan@illinois.edu

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