This is Our Youth Audtions

Looking to audition for our next second stage production, This is Our Youth? Mark your calendar for Saturday, January 17 ! Held in Mundelein 125, students who wish to audition should prepare a 1-2 minute contemporary monologue and sign up for an audition time here. Callbacks Read more

Annual Student Art Competition Applications

The Annual Student Art Competition will be here before you know it! The 2015 competition will open January 22 and the Fine Arts department will be accepting applications beginning December 1! So brush off your artwork or start thinking up some artsy ideas because Read more


Now is the time to check out DIY/XX, Self-published graphic novels, mini comics and zines by women! The exhibition is FREE and now open to the public! Highlighting the work of women, this exhibition is curated by Tom Greensfelder and includes pieces of writing, drawing, and DIY Read more

Around Town

Set to Scene

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thumb_set to sceneIn need of some laughter after finals week? Look no further — Set to Scene is here to please. Set to Scene is an improvised stand up comedy show. No set list and no rules — anything can happen. Comedians Jeff Quintana, James Dugan, Mike Jimerson, and many more take to the stage.

This comedy show will be held every Monday through December 29, all at 8PM at the IO Chicago Theatre in the Chris Farley Cabaret. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling 312.929.2401. Find more information here!

Our Holiday Stories

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holiday-clipart-xTgooM8TAWhat better way to celebrate the holiday season then by heading over to 16th Street Theater and listening to some holiday stories? Our Holiday Stories are active readings of three of the most cherished holiday stories. Patricia Donegan, Richard Henzel, Karen Rodriguez, and Miranda Zola mix traditional and contemporary tales that convey themes of family, faith, and forgiveness. They will preform Over the Hills and through the Woods by Elizabeth Berg, Our Good Night by Tanya Saracho, and The Chaplain by Robert Koon.

This performance is ongoing through December 13, with performances on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 PM and Saturdays at 5 PM and 8 PM. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased here.

Newsies: A New Disney Musical

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179896aExtra! Extra! Read all about it! Broadway In Chicago presents Newsies – the new smash hit musical from Disney! Based on true events, Newsies tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who has big dreams in a big city. When newspaper prices suddenly skyrocket at the newsboys’ expense, Kelly and his band of underdogs take action. Filled with awesome choreography and catchy tunes, Newsies tells a stimulating tale about fighting for what is right and never losing who you are.

Newsies features music by eight time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, who’s past productions include Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid. Since premiering on Broadway in 2012, Newsies has continued to exceed expectations and has currently received over 23 major theatrical nominations. This is a feel good family musical you don’t want to miss!

Newsies will be playing at the Oriental Theatre, located at 24 W Randolph St., from December 10 to January 4. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here. Make sure you check out this featured story – you wouldn’t want to miss it!