Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Juggling Your Dates in October

There's a lot on the calendar in October and I thought a handy reference list might be in order, for me as well as anybody else scrambling to juggle all these dates. Let's get this October party started...

Tuesday, October 3:
  • An all-female All the King's Men from Illinois Theatre continues at Krannert Center at the University of Illinois in the Studio Theatre at 7:30 pm. Through October 8.
  • Illinois Wesleyan University's production of Dancing at Lughnasa opens with an 8 pm performance. Through October 8.

Wednesday, October 4:
  • Professor Bill McBride brings Taxi Driver to the Normal Theater as part of a new Six Week Film School centered on the films of Martin Scorsese.

Thursday, October 5:
  • Prairie Fire Theatre offers a sneak peek at its upcoming production of Starting Here, Starting Now from 5 to 8 pm during a special event at Satio Wine Bar in downtown Bloomington.
  • Waiting for Godot begins at 7 pm from the TwinCitySquared company at Champaign's SoDo Theatre.
  • Parkland Theatre's production of The Crucible continues with a 7:30 pm performance. Through October 8. 
  • The Station Theatre opens its fall season with Title and Deed, starting at 8 pm. Through October 21.

Friday, October 6:
  • Arts@ICC continues its production of Steve Martin's play The Underpants at 7:30 pm. Through October 8.
  • Sticky in the Sticks and their pop-up bar plays return to Firehouse Pizza & Pub in Normal with an 8 pm performance.
  • The new film Victoria and Abdul comes to the Art Theater in Champaign, with screenings at 5 and 7:30 pm. Through October 12.

Saturday, October 7:
  • Illinois Voices Theatre's history walk continues at Evergreen Cemetery. Through October 8.

Friday, October 13:

Thursday, October 19:

Friday, October 20:
  • Prairie Fire Theatre offers Starting Here, Starting Now in the Young Lounge in IWU's Memorial Center, starting at 7:30 pm. Through October 21.

Wednesday, October 25:
  • Young at Heartland's Fall Showcase begins at 7:30 pm at Heartland Theatre. Second showcase is at 2 pm on October 27 at the Normal Public Library.

Thursday, October 26:

Friday, October 27:
  • The ISU School of Theatre and Dance production of She Kills Monsters begins its run at the ISU Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 pm. Through November 4.
  • Fault Lines opens at 8 pm in IWU's Lab Theatre. Through October 29.

Saturday, October 28:
  • The newly redefined Illinois Voices Theatre holds an open house from 3 to 5 pm at the First Christian Church of Bloomington.

And that's what I have so far. Check back for additions as we proceed through October.

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