Performance Series

Performance Series

Christmas On Demand!

Professionally produced exclusively at the MAC, keep your holiday traditions alive with high-quality entertainment streamed directly to your home! Dress up or dress down, order in, or make Grandma’s traditional recipe. No matter how you celebrate, you’ll always have the best (and most comfortable) seats in the house!

When you purchase a ticket to one of our virtual shows, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a link to access the show online! Your show will be available with that link from the premiere date and will continue to be available on demand through January 2 (unless otherwise noted.)

 

View our Christmas On Demand Brochure HERE:

A Christmas Carol

Premiering Nov. 27, 7p

Show Details


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

  • November 27, 2020 - January 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:55 pm

A Heartwarming Classic Tale this family-friendly show shares the beloved tale of Ebenezer Scrooge who learns that change is always possible and that the greatest joy is caring for those less fortunate.

Dennis Watkins: The Magic Parlour at Home

Fridays & Saturdays thru Nov. & Dec.

Show Details


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

  • November 27, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • November 28, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • December 5, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • December 11, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • December 18, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • December 19, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • December 22, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • December 23, 2020
    8:00 pm

Award-winning magician, Dennis Watkins has created an all-new virtual magic show that delivers world-class, interactive magic and mind-reading directly to your living room screen.

Holiday Sing-Along with the Symphony

Premiering Dec. 12, 7p

Show Details


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

  • December 12, 2020 - January 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:55 pm

PRESENTED VIRTUALLY: Welcome in the holiday season with the perfect event for the whole family! A concert full of the most festive carols, a Hanukkah medley, and orchestral seasonal favorites, Maestro Muspratt and the New Philharmonic will spark your sing-along spirit.

The Fashions of Frida with Kathy Baum

Thursday, Dec. 17, 7p

Show Details


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

  • December 17, 2020
    7:00 pm

Join College of DuPage Professor Kathy Baum as she explores Frida Kahlo’s self-expression beyond paint and canvas, and how the artist not only used costume as an art form but influenced fashion through her artistic vision.

The Great Russian Nutcracker

Premiering Dec. 19, 7p

Show Details


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

  • On Demand
    December 19, 2020 - January 1, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Go back to a simpler time and celebrate this Christmas tradition with the whole family! See Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker from the best seat in the house; your living room!

Million Dollar Christmas

Premiering Dec. 19, 7:30p

Show Details


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

  • December 19, 2020 - January 3, 2021
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Enjoy the catalog of classic rock ‘n’ roll hits, plus a special selection of heartwarming holiday tunes, all done up in that unmistakable rockabilly style.

New Year’s Eve Concert

Premiering Thursday, Dec. 31, 2p

Show Details


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

  • December 31, 2020
    2:00 pm

PRESENTED VIRTUALLY: Ring in the New year with New Philharmonic and Maestro Kirk Muspratt!

An Intimate Night of Opera and Broadway

Saturday, Jan. 23, 7:30p & Sunday, Jan. 24, 3p

Show Details


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

  • January 23, 2021
    7:30 pm
  • January 24, 2021
    3:00 pm

Maestro Muspratt conducts New Philharmonic and four soloists performing his favorite music!

Corpus Christi

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1:30 & 7:30p

Show Details


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

  • February 3, 2021
    1:30 pm
  • February 3, 2021
    7:30 pm

20-year-old Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation while incarcerated in a youth detention center. On work-release to a remote village and with one quick lie, he is mistaken for the town’s new priest.

Honeyland

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1:30 & 7:30p

Show Details


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

  • February 10, 2021
    1:30 pm
  • February 10, 2021
    7:30 pm

Filmed over three years, Honeyland features the story of a daughter and her mother who are the last female wild beekeepers living in Macedonia with a new nomadic family next door who threaten their livelihood.

Otelo Burning

Wednesday, Feb.17, 1:30 & 7:30p

Show Details


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

  • February 17, 2021
    1:30 pm
  • February 17, 2021
    7:30 pm

Set in South Africa in 1989, against a backdrop of brewing conflict 16-year-old Otelo Buthelezi takes to the water for the first time.

Woman at War

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1:30 & 7:30p

Show Details


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

  • February 24, 2021
    1:30 pm
  • February 24, 2021
    7:30 pm

A comedy-drama tells the story of Halla – a 50 year-old woman who leads a secret double life: a choir director living a quiet life who is also waging war against a local aluminum plant.

IceBox

Wednesday, Mar. 3, 1:30 & 7:30p

Show Details


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

  • March 3, 2021
    1:30 pm
  • March 3, 2021
    7:30 pm

Oscar is a 12-year-old Honduran boy forced to flee his home from gang violence seeks asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the U.S. immigration system.

Daughters of the Dust

Wednesday, Mar. 10, 1:30 & 7:30p

Show Details


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

  • March 10, 2021
    1:30 pm
  • March 10, 2021
    7:30 pm

Set in 1902, the story of three generations of woman who are members of the Gullah islanders, whose ancestors were brought here as enslaved people centuries ago.

Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos

Saturday, Mar. 13, 7:30p & Sunday, Mar. 14, 3p

Show Details


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

  • March 13, 2021
    7:30 pm
  • March 14, 2021
    3:00 pm

Expressive melodies intertwined with rich orchestral colors are the hallmark of Rachmaninoff’s first three piano concertos.

West Side Story in Concert

Saturday, Apr. 17, 7:30p & Sunday, Apr. 18, 3p

Show Details


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

  • April 17, 2021
    7:30 pm
  • April 18, 2021
    3:00 pm

Leonard Bernstein’s music and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics capture this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.”

A Salute to Frida

Saturday, May 15, 7:30p & Sunday, May 16, 3p

Show Details


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

  • May 15, 2021
    7:30 pm
  • May 16, 2021
    3:00 pm

Celebrate the heritage of Frida Kahlo through the rhythm and sounds of Mexico, in anticipation of the major exhibit of her works to be held right here at the MAC in June 2021.