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Holiday Harmonies

Encore presents Holiday Harmonies, a delightful one hour musical program featuring the sounds of the season.  The whole family will enjoy hearing timeless holiday tunes, including fresh new twists on some of your favorite classics.  Encore is pleased to welcome members of the Stevenson High School Choral Department as special guests.  The program concludes with an audience sing-along.  Bring a canned good to donate and join us for complimentary cocoa and candy canes.  Donated canned goods will be delivered to the Vernon Area Food Pantry.  

Tickets are now on sale online, or at the Community Arts Center during regular business hours. All Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door. For more information, please contact the Community Arts Center at 847.850.2175.

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2019 Winter Teen Musical
The Addams Family
February 22, 23, 24, March 1, 2 and 3

2019 Spring Children’s Musical
Guys & Dolls, Jr.
April 11, 12, 13 and 14

2019 Broadway Buddies Production
May 14

2019 Spring Nonmusical
California Suite
May 31 and June 1



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The Addams Family
Winter Teen Musical

Directed by Karen Shuman
Music Direction by Dede Ginsberg
Choreography by Andrea Cain

Big Deal Productions is thrilled to announce auditions for our winter teen musical presentation of The Addams Family.  Auditions are open to all performers in grades 7 - 12, and will be held on Wednesday, November 28 and Thursday, November 29 from 5:30 - 9 pm at the Community Arts Center.  Callbacks will be held on Monday, December 3 in the evening.  Please prepare approximately 1 minute of a musical theater song, and bring an accompaniment CD/iPod with your song selection.  Please dress comfortably and wear appropriate footwear for a dance audition.

If cast in the show, there is a participation fee of $235, which includes top-notch musical theatre instruction and a show t-shirt.  Rehearsals for this production will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings, Sunday afternoons, and occasional Saturday mornings.  Cast members will be responsible for securing appropriate footwear/tights/undergarments and stage make-up for the show.  Performances are scheduled for February 22, 24, March 1, 2 and 3.  Please click on the link below to secure your audition.  Audition appointments are limited and filled on a first come, first served basis.  For more information, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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The Buffalo Grove Park District Performing Arts is looking for volunteers to help with our upcoming productions. We are looking for people willing to usher at performances, assist with set building/painting, help with costumes and a variety of other tasks related to putting on large scale productions. For more information about volunteering, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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