WTTW members have the exclusive opportunity to receive $10 off tickets to the award-winning and internationally acclaimed play JAMAICA, FAREWELL from the director of the smash hit comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding and presented by Hershey Felder.
Based on Debra Ehrhardt’s true life story, JAMAICA, FAREWELL chronicles her escape from revolution-torn Jamaica in the 1970s to fulfill her lifelong dream of coming to America. The New York Times calls JAMAICA, FAREWELL “One loopy, increasingly funny story.”
Performances begin at Chicago’s Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted, 60614, on Tuesday, September 8 and continue through Sunday, October 11.
The Music Institute of Chicago opens its 2015-16 season showcasing its stellar faculty in an engaging concert program, “Name That Tune: Classical Gems with Memorable Monikers,” on Saturday, September 19 at 7:30 pm at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston.
Members of the Music Institute’s impressive faculty, now numbering more than 150, perform classical favorites that have become known by their musical nicknames, including Chopin’s Revolutionary Etude, Beethoven’s Ghost Trio, and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.
WTTW members may purchase two full-price tickets for the price of one, subject to availability.
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago welcomes back Stephen Petronio Company (SPC) presenting the most recent installment in its Bloodlines project, “an initiative to honor an incomparable lineage of American postmodern masters.” SPC performs the post-New York City premiere of a program including Glacial Decoy by Trisha Brown, with visual design by Robert Rauschenberg; RainForest by Merce Cunningham, with music by David Tudor and visual design by Andy Warhol; and Petronio’s Non Locomotor, with an original musical score by hip-hop artists Clams Casino featuring vocal elements by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. These performances offer Chicago audiences the first opportunity to see these works performed by a company other than the companies that originated them.
Performances are October 1-3 at 7:30 pm at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Avenue, in Chicago. Single tickets are $30. WTTW members may purchase two tickets for the price of one, subject to availability.