Culture: ‘Next to Normal’
September 26, 2013 4:51PM
Morris Theatre Guild, Inc.: The group is seeking experienced theatrical directors for the 2013-2014 season. Interested persons can attain additional information by calling the guild at (815) 942-1966 or emailing Andrea Gustafson at firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting morristheatreguild.com.
University of St. Francis Concert Chorale: This choir, that meets at the university on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with some performances throughout the year. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Contact USF professor Will Thomen (815) 740-5043, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
University of St. Francis Bernie’s Band: The Band, which meets at the university at varying practice times, provides music at all home football games as well as other special events. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. E-mail USF professor Robert Stumpf at email@example.com, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: The group rehearses every from 6-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays that school is in session at Lewis University, 1 University Parkway, Romeoville. Players ome from Lewis University and Joliet Junior College, and from area high schools and middle schools. Visit www.mysomusic.org.
Fox Valley Festival Chorus: Rehearsals are at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. New members welcome. No auditions required for Chorus membership, only for solos. At St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, corner of Edgelawn and Galena, Aurora. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit foxvalleyfc.org.
Heartland Voices: Not-for-profit choral arts organization based in Elgin seeks new singers for the upcoming season. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from late September through late April. Anyone wishing to audition should either email email@example.com or phone Dr. John G. Slawson, artistic director, at (847) 347-4584.
The Senior Suburban Orchestra: Rehearsals are at 1-3:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Oak Trace, 200 Village Drive, Downers Grove. New members are welcome. The orchestra needs players on violin, viola, cello, double bass, bassoon, and percussion. Call Lori Davis at (630) 935-7103.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Alice McDermott, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at Koten Chapel, 329 School Ave., Naperville. Tickets required and available. Days of Our Lives Cast Members Deirdre Hall, Shawn Christian, Galen Gering, and Arianne Zucker, Reading and Booksigning, 2 p.m. Sept. 28, Naperville. Victoria Kann, Reading and Booksigning, 2 p.m. Sept, 29, Naperville. Brandon Mull, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Sept. 30 Downers Grove. Jamie Ford, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Two Doors East. Brandon Sanderson, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Naperville. Joelle Charbonneau, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Oct. 2, Downers Grove. Brian Floca, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Oct. 2, Naperville. Jim Ziolkowski, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Oct. 3, Two Doors East. Anton Piatigorsky, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m Oct. 3, Naperville. Richard Peck, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Oct. 4, Naperville. Lauren Myracle, Reading and Booksigning, 2 p.m. Oct. 5, Downers Grove. At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Culture Stock: At 43 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Call (630) 264-3380 or visit liftaurora.org/.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
After Hours Film Society: “In a World,” Oct. 7. “Say It In Eight” Student Film Festival, Oct. 21. Screenings are at 7:30 p.m. At the Tivoli, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. Cost is $5 for members and $9 for others. Call (630) 534-4528. Visit afterhoursfilmsociety.com.
“Mary, Mary”: Joliet Drama Guild the play Sept. 27-Oct. 6 at the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theatre. Tickets are $5-$10. Call (815) 877-1933 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Next to Normal”: Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace will present the drama to Oct. 6. Tickets are $30-$74. Some tickets include lunch/dinner. At 100 Drury Lane. Call (630) 530-0111, (800) 745-3000, or visit drurylane.com.
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