Music Theater Works announces 2018 SEASON PREVIEW – Great music, great theater

Jeff Award nominee, Angela Ingersoll, stars in JUDY GARLAND: COME RAIN OR COME SHINE, October 5th - 14th at Music Theater Works. PHOTO BY: AMY BOYLE PHOTOGRAPHY

Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirate of Penzance

The Gilbert and Sullivan classic includes songs “Poor Wand’ring One,” “Oh, Better Far to Live and Die” and “I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General.”

Music by Arthur Sullivan
Libretto by W.S. Gilbert
With full orchestra

WHEN:

Press Opening: Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at 8:00pm

Sunday, June 10th at 2:00pm
Wednesday, June 13 at 2 pm
Friday, June 15 at 8 pm
Saturday, June 16 at 8 pm
Sunday, June 17 at 2 pm

WHERE:

Cahn Auditorium
600 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Cole Porter’s Anything Goes

Cole Porter’s madcap musical comedy of the 1930s features “I Get a Kick Out of You.” “It’s De-Lovely” “Friendship” and “Blow, Gabriel, Blow” among other well-known songs.

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton
and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman
With full orchestra

WHEN:

Press Opening: Friday, October 5th, 2018 at 8:00pm

Sunday, August 19th at 2:00pm
Wednesday, August 22nd at 2:00pm
Thursday, August 23rd at 2:00pm
Friday, August 24th at 8:00pm
Saturday, August 25th at 8:00pm
Sunday, August 26th at 2:00pm

WHERE:

Cahn Auditorium
600 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Judy Garland: Come Rain or Come Shine Starring Angela Ingersoll

Award-winning dynamo Angela Ingersoll captures the emotional and vocal power of Judy Garland live in concert. Iconic songs include “Over the Rainbow,” “Get Happy” and “The Man That Got Away.

WHEN:

Press Opening: Friday, October 5th, 2018 at 8:00pm

Saturday, October 6th at 8:00pm
Sunday, October 7th at 2:00pm
Wednesday, October 10th at 2:00pm
Thursday, October 11th at 2:00pm
Friday, October 12th at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 13th at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, October 14th at 2:00 pm

WHERE:

Nicholas Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods

The witty and wise adventure intertwines plots of iconic Brothers Grimm fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. The Tony Award-winning score includes “Giants in the Sky,” “Children Will Listen” and “No One Is Alone.”

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
With full orchestra

WHEN:

Press Opening: Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 at 8:00pm

Sunday, December 23rd at 2:00pm
Wednesday, December 26th at 2:00pm
Friday, December 28th at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 29th at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, December 30th at 2:00pm
Monday, December 31st at 8:00pm (New Year’s Eve)

WHERE:

Cahn Auditorium
600 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60201

The ticket office is located at 516 4th Street in Wilmette, IL.  Discount season packages are available.  For additional information or to purchase tickets call 847-920-5360 or order online at the Music Theater Works Website.

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