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DuPage Chorale

Sunday, Dec. 8, 7:30p

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  • December 8, 2019
    7:30 pm

DuPage Chorale is a large community chorus based at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. There is no audition for DuPage Chorale membership. Adult singers of all voice types and ages are welcome.  Members come from all western suburban locations.

The Nutcracker with New Philharmonic

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2 & 7p | Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 & 5p

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  • December 14, 2019
    2:00 pm
  • December 14, 2019
    7:00 pm
  • December 15, 2019
    1:00 pm
  • December 15, 2019
    5:00 pm

Hailed by critics and audiences alike, Salt Creek Ballet’s enchanting production is everything you hope for with stunning costumes and magical effects.

New Year’s Eve Concert

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2p, 5:30p & 9p

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  • December 31, 2019
    2:00 pm
  • December 31, 2019
    5:30 pm
  • December 31, 2019
    9:00 pm

Ring in the New Year with New Philharmonic and Maestro Kirk Muspratt conducting waltzes, polkas, arias, light classical, movie music, and Annie Rosen, mezzo-soprano sensation!

Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis

Sunday, Jan. 12, 4p

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  • January 12, 2020
    4:00 pm

Hypnosis and improv – two art forms that have mystified and entertained audiences for decades worldwide – come together as masters of their crafts unite.

The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár

Friday, Jan. 24, 7:30p, Saturday, Jan. 25, 7:30p & Sunday, Jan. 26, 3p

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  • January 24, 2020
    7:30 pm
  • January 25, 2020
    7:30 pm
  • January 26, 2020
    3:00 pm

So many men, so little time. Hanna Glawari has all the money to save the bankrupt country of Pontevedro and all the eligible bachelors in Paris, but what she really wants is her long-lost love.

SchoolStage: Celebration of Greatness through Hip-Hop

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 9:45 & 11:30a

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  • January 28, 2020
    9:45 am
  • January 28, 2020
    11:30 am

Shaun Boothe is a one-man show that delivers a powerful and transformative message in a way that sticks, demonstrating the power of learning from the greats using hip-hop and multimedia.

The Cake

Thursday, Jan. 30 - Mar. 1 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

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  • January 30, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • January 31, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 1, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 2, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • February 6, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 7, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 8, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 9, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • February 13, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 14, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 15, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 16, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • February 20, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 21, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 22, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 23, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • February 27, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 28, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 29, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 1, 2020
    3:00 pm

Faith, family, and food impact one another in the discovery that love is the key ingredient to any recipe, in this timely play from a writer of NBC’s hit “This is Us.”

Frida | Mexico

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1:30 & 7:30p

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  • February 5, 2020
    1:30 pm
  • February 5, 2020
    7:30 pm

A biography on one of Mexico’s best-known artist Frida Kahlo, which charts her life from feisty schoolgirl to her complicated relationship with Diego Rivera and becoming a world-renowned artist in her own right.

Kinky Boots

Thursday, Feb. 6, 7p | Sunday, Feb. 9, 2p

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  • February 6, 2020
    7:00 pm
  • February 9, 2020
    2:00 pm

With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, Charlie and Lola learn to embrace their differences and create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen!

Hot Club of Cowtown

Friday, Feb. 7, 7:30p

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  • February 7, 2020
    7:30 pm

Back by popular demand, the Hot Club of Cowtown returns to the MAC to celebrate their 21st Anniversary!

Hiplet™ Ballerinas

Saturday, Feb. 8, 7:30p

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  • February 8, 2020
    7:30 pm

Hiplet™ fuses classical pointe technique with hip-hop and urban dance styles creating a dance experience unlike any you’ve seen before.

Sky and Ground | Syria/Germany

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1:30 & 7:30p

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  • February 12, 2020
    1:30 pm
  • February 12, 2020
    7:30 pm

During the greatest humanitarian crisis of recent times, a Syrian-Kurdish family makes their way from their home in Aleppo, bombed out by the war, to a refugee camp on the Greek-Macedonian border.

SchoolStage: Eric Carle Favorites

Thursday, Feb. 13, 9:45 & 11:30a

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  • February 13, 2020
    9:45 am
  • February 13, 2020
    11:30 am

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia is a SchoolStage favorite. Their striking and glowing puppetry brings life to stories that enchant even the youngest child with adaptations of Eric Carle’s award-winning books.

For the Love of Frida Gala Featuring Chef Rick Bayless

Friday, Feb 14, 6p

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  • February 14, 2020
    6:00 pm

Celebrate the coming of Frida 2020 at the cultural and culinary event of the year as Beard Award-winning Chicago Chef Rick Bayless takes us on a Mexican adventure inspired by Frida Kahlo.

The Best of The Second City

Saturday, Feb. 15, 5 & 8p

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  • February 15, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • February 15, 2020
    8:00 pm

This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, Keegan-Michael Key, Aidy Bryant, Alan Arkin and more–as well as their trademark improvisation.

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Sunday, Feb. 16, 5p

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  • February 16, 2020
    5:00 pm

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano has inspired audiences through their sharing of the culture of Mexico, both at home and abroad, through dance.

Z | Algeria/Russia

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1:30 & 7:30p

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  • February 19, 2020
    1:30 pm
  • February 19, 2020
    7:30 pm

The first film to be nominated for Academy Awards for both Best Picture and Best Foreign Language Film, “Z” is a political thriller involving the assassination of a democratic Greek politician and the ensuing investigation.

Paola Cabal – Visiting Artist Series

Thursday, Feb. 20, 11a

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  • February 20, 2020
    11:00 am

Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Paola Cabal has lived in Chicago since 2001. A site specific installation artist, Cabal is best known for her rigorous observational studies of daylight over time– movements the artist photographs on site, then paints directly into spaces trompe l’oeil-style, using spray paint.

Mary Mattingly – Visiting Artist Series

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 1p

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  • February 20, 2020
    11:00 am

Based in New York, Mary Mattingly studies public-public partnerships for water infrastructure, commons management, mobile architecture, and has built floating eco habitats.

Vladimir Radutny – Visiting Artist Series

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 11a

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  • February 20, 2020
    11:00 am

Vladimir Radutny was born in Nikolayev, Ukraine in 1978. In 1989, he and his family arrived in Chicago as part of an immigration wave of Russian Jewish refugees from the former Soviet Union. He earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Architecture from The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Two Days, One Night | Belgium, France/Italy

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1:30 & 7:30p

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  • February 26, 2020
    1:30 pm
  • February 26, 2020
    7:30 pm

Sandra is a factory worker paid minimum wage who has returned to work after seeking help with depression.

Scenes from an Execution

Feb. 27 - Mar. 15 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

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  • February 27, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 28, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 29, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 1, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • March 5, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 6, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 7, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 8, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • March 12, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 13, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 14, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 15, 2020
    3:00 pm

Galactia, a Renaissance-era artist is commissioned to create a heroic painting memorializing “The Battle of Lepanto,” a famous naval victory of the Venetian government.

The Capitol Steps

Saturday, Feb. 29, 4 & 8p

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  • February 29, 2020
    4:00 pm
  • February 29, 2020
    8:00 pm

Just in time for primary season, everyone’s favorite equal opportunity offenders return to the MAC for the perfect night of political parody with plenty of fresh laugh-out-loud songs and original sketches!

Small Island

Tuesday, Mar. 3, 7p | Sunday, Mar. 8, 2p

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  • March 3, 2020
    7:00 pm
  • March 8, 2020
    2:00 pm

Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.

Virunga | Congo

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 1:30 & 7:30p

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  • March 4, 2020
    1:30 pm
  • March 4, 2020
    7:30 pm

Virunga National Park is one of the most bio-diverse places on Earth and home to the last remaining mountain gorillas.

Faculty Recital

Thursday, Mar. 5, 7:30p

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  • March 5, 2020
    7:30 pm

In addition to holding advanced degrees in their fields, faculty members of the Music Department at College of DuPage are active performers in the Chicagoland area and internationally. Join us as they share their immense talent.

SchoolStage: Dog Man: The Musical

Friday, Mar. 6, 9:45 & 11:30a

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  • March 6, 2020
    9:45 am
  • March 6, 2020
    11:30 am

This hilarious new production based on the bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants. Dog Man is a crime-biting sensation who is part dog, part man and ALL HERO!

Dog Man: The Musical

Friday, Mar. 6, 7p

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  • March 6, 2020
    7:00 pm

Dog Man: The Musical is a hilarious new show based on The New York Times #1 bestselling series from Dave Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants and features the crime biting canine who is part dog, part man and ALL HERO!

Cirque Éloize Hotel

Saturday, Mar. 7, 7:30p

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  • March 7, 2020
    7:30 pm

Cirque Éloize is magic for your eyes! Be swept away by acrobatics, theater, dance and live music that has thrilled New York’s Broadway, London’s West End and over 3.5 million spectators worldwide

DuPage Community Concert Band

Monday, Mar. 9, 7:30p

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  • March 9, 2020
    7:30 pm

Founded in 1969, DuPage Community Concert Band exists to embrace and express all of the beauty and glory we can share through playing great music. Concerts feature entertaining music for audiences, as well as stimulating the performer that is consistent with the representation and growth of the college and community band.

Shoplifters | Japan

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 1:30 & 7:30p

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  • March 11, 2020
    1:30 pm
  • March 11, 2020
    7:30 pm

Struggling to provide food, clothes, and education while living on meager wages, the Shibata’s supplement their income through odd jobs and petty theft.

Student Ensemble Concert

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 7:30p

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  • March 11, 2020
    7:30 pm

COD students present an evening of music featuring a wide range of works. Concert features string and wind players, percussionists, jazz musicians, and singers with enthusiasm and creativity. For all of these groups, this concert represents the first public performance of the semester.

Lewis Black “It Gets Better Every Day”

Saturday, March 14, 8:00p

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  • March 14, 2020
    8:00 pm

Actor, author and critically acclaimed stand-up comedian Lewis Black returns to the MAC with his 2020 tour, “It Gets Better Every Day.”  A passionate performer who is more pissed-off optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon, he performs more than 200 nights a year to sold-out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. Black was (more…)

Drum Tao 2020

Sunday, Mar. 15, 2 & 6p

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  • March 15, 2020
    2:00 pm
  • March 15, 2020
    6:00 pm

Combining highly physical, large-scale Japanese drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography, and innovative visuals, the performers create an unforgettable production.

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, Mar. 22, 3p

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  • March 22, 2020
    3:00 pm

Join the Jazz Ensemble on stage for cabaret seating and a dance floor. Come listen to the band or join the fun and dance to jazz standards, ballads, fox trots, Latin tunes and much more!

Clue: On Stage

Mar. 26 - Apr. 5 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

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  • March 26, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 27, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 28, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 29, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • April 2, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • April 3, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • April 4, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • April 5, 2020
    3:00 pm

On a dark and stormy night, six unique guests, plus a butler and a maid, assemble for a dinner party at the home of Mr. Boddy. When their host turns up dead, it is clear that no one is safe!

A Salute to Frida

Saturday, Apr. 18, 7:30p & Sunday, Apr. 19, 3p

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  • April 18, 2020
    7:30 pm
  • April 19, 2020
    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 2020.

Spring Dance Showcase

Friday, Apr. 24, 7:30p

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  • April 24, 2020
    7:30 pm

Showcasing Dance works by COD dance faculty and students, along with guest choreographers and dancers from the Chicago area.

Naperville

Apr. 30 - May 31 | Thursdays - Saturday, 8p & Sundays, 3p

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  • April 30, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 1, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 2, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 3, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • May 7, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 8, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 9, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 10, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • May 14, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 15, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 16, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 17, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • May 21, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 22, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 23, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 24, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • May 28, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 29, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 30, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • May 31, 2020
    3:00 pm

What follows a series of chance encounters is a day full of eccentricity, cups of coffee and affecting conversation creating a turning point that shows how community can add to your life.

DuPage Chorale

Sunday, May 3, 7:30p

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  • May 3, 2020
    7:30 pm

DuPage Chorale is a large community chorus based at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. There is no audition for DuPage Chorale membership. Adult singers of all voice types and ages are welcome.  Members come from all western suburban locations.

DuPage Community Concert Band

Monday, May 4, 7:30p

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  • May 4, 2020
    7:30 pm

Founded in 1969, DuPage Community Concert Band exists to embrace and express all of the beauty and glory we can share through playing great music. Concerts feature entertaining music for audiences, as well as stimulating the performer that is consistent with the representation and growth of the college and community band.

Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, May 5, 7:30p

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  • May 5, 2020
    7:30 pm

Chamber Orchestra is a mixed group of instrumentalists consisting of student and community members and is open to all from high school to adult ages. The ensemble performs both traditional literature for small orchestra/chamber music from the 1600s through the 20th century as well as less traditional chamber orchestra styles such as jazz, contemporary classical, theater and film music.

Percussion Ensemble

Wednesday, May 6, 7:30p

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  • May 6, 2020
    7:30 pm

Come experience an exciting and eclectic mix of world drumming, pop arrangements, original compositions for percussion ensemble, and classics from the minimalist schools. Please join us for a raucous, good time! Percussion Ensemble is a chamber ensemble that studies and performs repertoire written specifically for the percussion family as well as transcriptions adaptable to percussion.

Guitar Ensemble

Thursday, May 7, 2p

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  • May 7, 2020
    2:00 pm

Come hear the Guitar Ensemble and experience a lively mix of blues, jazz, funk and even classical arranged for a variety of guitarists! Guitar Ensemble features acoustic and electric guitars performing 20th century American music.

Chamber Singers and Concert Choir

Thursday, May 7, 7:30p

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  • May 7, 2020
    7:30 pm

Chamber Singers specialize in vocal chamber music of all periods with particular emphasis on Renaissance madrigal and motets, music of the 20th century, and the music of many cultures. Concert Choir is a non-auditioned ensemble that sings outstanding choral works of many styles, genres and eras.

Small Group Jazz Ensemble

Friday, May 8, 7:30p

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  • May 8, 2020
    7:30 pm

Performance features a variety of types of jazz, ranging from classic to contemporary, instrumental as well as vocal. Small Group Jazz ensemble is designed to address the fundamental concepts of jazz performance.

Frida Kahlo 2020 Exhibition

June 1 - Aug 31, 2020

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  • Summer 2020
    June 1, 2020
    11:00 pm

The exhibition, on view June 1 – August 31, 2020, is presented by Bank of America and will be the most comprehensive presentation of Kahlo’s work displayed in the Chicago area in over 40 years.