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Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

By Robert Harling

2015 Adult Non Musical

Come and enjoy these dynamic 6 women come together in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana salon. You'll laugh, cry and be reminded of the treasure of what life is.

Performances are January 14, 15, 16 at 7:30 pm, and January 16 and 17 at 2 pm.  Tickets go on sale December 3.  For more information, please contact Jessi Hersman at 847.850.2152.






Bye Bye Birdie

2016 Winter Young Adult Theatre

Big Deal Productions is pleased to announce auditions for our winter Young Adult Theater presentation of Bye Bye Birdie.  Auditions are open to all performers in grades 7 - 12, and will be held on Wednesday, December 2 from 5:30 - 9:30 pm at the Community Arts Center.  Callbacks will be held on Thursday, December 3 in the evening.  Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song and bring either sheet music or 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 $225, which includes a commemorative cast photo and a show shirt.  Rehearsals for this production will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings, and Sunday afternoons.  Cast members will be responsible for securing appropriate footwear/tights/undergarments and stage make-up for the show.

Performances are scheduled for February 12 - 20.  Audition appointments will be reserved online for this production. Beginning November 3, visit us online and click on the link that says Audition Appointments to reserve your audition time. For more information, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132 or

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Big Deal Productions welcomes you to audition for one of our advanced placement teen classes.  Auditions for Advanced Theatre Company (grades 6 -12) and Musical Theatre Studio (grades 5 -12 ) will take place on September 8.  For more information or to sign up for an audition, please click on the link below.

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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.

Cat in the Hat