Based on the film by Micheal Powell and Emeric Pressburger, the play, A Matter of Life and Death tells the story of a World War II pilot who cheats death through an amazing and surreal love story. The play is directed by Heidi Stillman, the artistic director of the Tony Award winning Lookingglass Theatre Company.
The play’s opening is this Friday, April 10 at 7:30 PM at UIC Theatre. It will be performed through April 19, taking the stage on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 PM as well as Wednesdays and Sundays at 2 PM. Tickets are $12-17 and can be purchased here.
Looking to get involved and show off your acting chops this summer? Listen up! The Wilmette Center for the Arts will be holding auditions for their summer production of Once Upon a Mattress, directed by Geoff Bleeker with music direction by Ilana Atkins.
General auditions will be held on Saturday, April 18 from 11:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Those auditioning are asked to prepare 16 – 32 measures of a song that best shows off your vocal capabilities. Come dressed to move and be prepared to dance, as this will be a part of the general audition. Please note that there will be time to change before the vocal portion of the audition if need be. Callbacks will be held on Tuesday, April 21 and rehearsals for the show will begin the week of May 4.
For those interested in auditioning for the role of King Sextimus, please prepare a monologue up to one minute in length; no music piece required. To schedule an audition, please email your name and your contact info to email@example.com. For full character descriptions, see below.
Feel free to check out the character breakdowns listed below!
Skowronski Music Hall is getting jazzy this Thursday, April 9! Join us for our Jazz Combo Recital in the beautiful music hall located on the second floor of Mundelein Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. Tickets cost $5-10 and can be purchased here. For more details contact our box office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773.508.8400.
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