Performance Series

Performance Series

Discover the magic of our season and dozens of new ways to be entertained

Subscriptions are available in person and by phone.
Call 630.942.4000 or stop by the MAC Box Office!
Tues – Sun: 12p-6p | Mon: Closed

The Performance Series represents the incredible entertainment that the MAC is known for. Shows span a range of genres and performance styles – music, dance, comedy, family events – there’s always something new. You’ll find jazz, orchestras indie bands, solo artists, acoustic shows, stand-up comics, improv groups, variety shows and so much more.

2017-2018 Performance Series Brochure

Click HERE to view the 2017-2018 Season Brochure!

 

 

Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata”

Saturday, Jan. 27, 7:30p | Sunday, Jan. 28, 3p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • January 27, 2018
    7:30 pm
  • January 28, 2018
    3:00 pm

Lavish parties, adoring suitors and exquisite jewelry mean nothing after a beautiful socialite meets the true love of her life.

“Time Stands Still” by Donald Margulies

Feb. 1-Mar. 4 | Thursdays-Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 1, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 2, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 3, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 4, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • February 8, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 9, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 10, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 11, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • February 15, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 16, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 17, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 18, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • February 22, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 23, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 24, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • February 25, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • March 1, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 2, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 3, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 4, 2018
    3:00 pm

Sarah and James, a photographer and a journalist, are war correspondents and a real-life couple who re-discover themselves upon returning home from Iraq.

Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories

Friday, Feb. 2, 7p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 2, 2018
    7:00 pm

“Dragons Love Tacos and other stories” is Theatreworks USA’s newest musical revue of five great books.

Peter Pan

Sunday, Feb. 4, 2p & Thursday, Feb. 8, 7p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 4, 2018
    2:00 pm
  • February 8, 2018
    7:00 pm

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it and in return, she is invited to Neverland, where a riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.

Exploring Mars

Friday, Feb. 9, 2 & 7:30P

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 9, 2018
    2:00 pm
  • February 9, 2018
    7:30 pm

Perhaps no one on earth knows more about our planet’s nearest neighbor than Kobie Boykins.

Mardi Gras (Fun-raiser) Party!

Saturday, Feb. 10

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 10, 2018
    5:30 pm

Celebrate the start of another season at the MAC!

MOJO & The Bayou Gypsies

Saturday, Feb. 10, 7:30p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 10, 2018
    7:30 pm

Mister Mojo’s music reflects the Louisiana and Cajun Zydeco tradition, as well as New Orleans two-steps, rock & roll and blues rhythms.

Dublin Irish Dance: Stepping Out

Sunday, Feb. 11, 2p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 11, 2018
    2:00 pm

The world champion Irish step dancers bring an epic tale of Celtic culture to life in Stepping Out, complete with a sensational, eight-member Irish band and vocalist.

The Best of The Second City

Saturday, Feb. 17, 6p & 9p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 17, 2018
    6:00 pm
  • February 17, 2018
    9:00 pm

From the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell and more, comes the next generation of comedy performing hilarious sketch comedy.

¡Cubanismo!

Sunday, Feb. 18, 3p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 18, 2018
    3:00 pm

Founded by legendary trumpeter Jesús Alemañy, the all-star orchestra celebrates the legacy of Cuban music in dance styles from around the world.

Mummenschanz: You & Me

Saturday, Mar. 3, 7:30p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • March 3, 2018
    7:30 pm

Swiss mask theater company celebrates over four decades of motion magic in their new show you & me.

Yerma

Thursday, Mar. 8, 7p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • March 8, 2018
    7:00 pm

A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

In The Mood

Saturday, March 10, 7:30p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • March 10, 2018
    7:30 pm

Complete with period costumes and choreography, this one-night-only tribute brings the Big Band era back with a bang!

Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon

Friday, April 6, 2P & 7:30P

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • April 6, 2018
    2:00 pm
  • April 6, 2018
    7:30 pm

Photographer Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko share photos and their story on a perilous adventure to hike through the Grand Canyon.

Beethoven: Five Concertos – One Pianist

Saturday, April 7, 7p | Sunday, April 8, 3p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • April 7, 2018
    7:00 pm
  • April 8, 2018
    3:00 pm

For the second time ever in America, Beethoven’s five piano concertos will be performed together in a spectacular event.

Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal: “Black List River”

Saturday, Apr. 14, 7:30p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • April 14, 2018
    7:30 pm

Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash and her collaborator, musical director, guitarist and husband John Leventhal present an acoustic evening celebrating her prolific and deeply-rooted catalog of music.

“Curious George”

Saturday, Apr. 21, 11a & 1p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • April 21, 2018
    11:00 am
  • April 21, 2018
    1:00 pm

All-You-Can-Eat Meatball Day comes just once a year and George has been waiting anxiously to help his friend Chef Pisghetti cook something delicious.

Stranger in a Strange Land

Wednesday, April 25, 2P & 7:30P

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • April 25, 2018
    2:00 pm
  • April 25, 2018
    7:30 pm

Join veteran National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb on a whirlwind retrospective of a distinguished career that has spanned four decades.

Kathleen Madigan

Friday, Apr. 27, 7:30P

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • April 27, 2018
    7:30 pm

Back by popular demand, Kathleen Madigan returns to the MAC with an all new show!

“Outside Mullingar” by John Patrick Shanley

May 3-June 3 | Thursdays-Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 3, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 4, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 5, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 6, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • May 10, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 11, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 12, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 13, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • May 17, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 18, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 19, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 20, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • May 24, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 25, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 26, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • May 27, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • May 31, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • June 1, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • June 2, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • June 3, 2018
    3:00 pm

Two middle-aged introverts in rural Ireland are at risk to lose it all. Will this eccentric duo beat the odds and find solid ground?

Capitol Steps

Saturday, May 12, 4p & 8p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 12, 2018
    4:00 pm
  • May 12, 2018
    8:00 pm

Capitol Steps uses song parodies and original sketches to play up the comedic political footing in the U.S.