Defying Gravity: Stephen Schwartz and Friends

Belushi Performance Hall | $53 (B) | $63 (A) | Gold Circle $73

Friday, Oct. 7, 8p

Show Details

Event Phone: 630.942.4000

From three-time Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer and musical icon Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Wicked) comes a thrilling concert experience that features award-winning Broadway vocalists Scott Coulter and Debbie Gravitte in an unforgettable evening of song and behind the scenes stories. Join us for Schwartz’s classics such as Day by Day, PopularCorner of the SkyBeautiful City, and Defying Gravity.

VIP Wine Glass NEW – VIP Experience
Private, pre-show cocktail and hor d’oeuvres reception followed by coffee and dessert at intermission.  Available for $30 for select shows – click on the red pre/post show fun tab for more information.



VIP Experience


This season we’re introducing a new VIP Suite Service with a private, pre-show area where guests can enjoy complimentary champagne, beer, wine, soda, light sandwiches, cheese and crackers, with dessert and coffee at intermission for an additional $30 per person on select shows. Call the box office at 630-942-4000 to purchase.*

The exclusive MAC VIP Experience area will open 60 minutes prior to the beginning of the shows through intermission. Admission is limited to 50 people per show. VIP Experience is available for the following events and can be added to any ticket order:

MOMIX – Opus Cactus
Second City – Free Speech (While Supplies Last)
John Hiatt
Defying Gravity: Stephen Schwartz and Friends
Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Piano Men: The Music of Elton John and Billy Joel
An Evening with Bruce Hornsby
The Havana Cuba All-Stars: Cuban Nights
A Wynonna & The Big Noise Christmas
Kathleen Madigan – The Mermaid Lady Tour
Second City – Dysfunctional Holiday Revue
New Year’s Eve: 40 Years of Philharmonic
Giordano Dance Chicago
Frank … A Musical Journey
Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass
Mike Super 2.OH!
The High Kings
Black Violin
Capitol Steps
Music City Hit-Makers

VIP Wine Glass Look for this symbol on event pages.

*VIP Experience tickets must be purchased no less than one week prior to desired event. Limit 50 per event.


FREE MAC Chat before Defying Gravity

Starts at 7p.

Provided by Lee R. Kesselman, COD Music Professor and Director of Choral Activities.