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Upcoming Performances

BiG Laughs

BiG Laughs!
February 29 at 7:30 pm

Join us for a live stand-up comedy showcase, with headliners Kristen Toomey and featuring Peter-John Byrnes.  This performance is recommended for people ages 18 and older. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Tickets are $18 in advance, and $20 at the door.  For more information, please contact Jessi Hersman at 847.850.2152.

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The Wedding Singer

Directed by Abby Vombrack
Music Direction by Kara Spector
Choreography by Maddie Plewacki

Please join us for our 2020 Winter Teen Theater presentation of The Wedding Singer! The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer's sparkling score and hilarious story will be a laugh out loud blast.Performances will be held on March 12 and 13 at 7:30 pm, and March 14 and 15 at 2 pm at the Community Arts Center. Tickets will be available for purchase at bigdealproductions.org starting on February 12. All tickets are $15 in advance or $17 at the door. This production is recommended for audience members ages 10 and up. For more information, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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Directed by Debra Goldman
Music Direction by Dede Ginsberg
Choreography by Cathy Jacobson

This enchanting modern classic from Disney, will surely be a delight for the whole family! The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, plus 5 new songs written especially for the Broadway production. With a cast of all your favorite beloved characters, and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen Jr. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart.

Performances will be held on April 23 and 24 at 7 pm, and April 25 and 26 at 2 pm at the Community Arts Center. Tickets will be available for purchase at bigdealproductions.org starting on March 19. All tickets are $11 in advance or $13 at the door. For more information, please contact Lindsay at 847.850.2132 or lindsay@bgparks.org.

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Upcoming Auditions

Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
2020 Teen Non-Musical

Calling all actors in grades 4 through 12!  Auditions will be held at the Community Arts Center on April 6, with possible audition spots and callbacks the evening of April 7.  If cast in the show, there is a participation fee of $245.  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 May 28 and 29 at 7 pm, and May 30 and 31 at 2 pm at the Community Arts Center.

Please prepare a 1-minute dramatic or comedic monologue.  You may also be asked to participate in activities or scene readings.  To schedule your audition, please sign up below.  Please note: Spaces are limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  For more information, please contact Jessi Hersman at 847.850.2152.

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Directed by Joey Fitzpatrick
Music Direction by Aaron Kaplan
Choreography by Andrea Cain
Assistant Direction by Jessi Hersman

Big Deal Productions is thrilled to present Mel Brooks’ The Producers for the 2020 Summer Musical. Following the misadventures of Bialystock and Bloom, this hilarious, record breaking show is sure to delight audiences at the Community Arts Center this summer. Auditions are open to all performers ages 13 and up, and will be held on Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 at the Community Arts Center. Auditions for this production can be reserved online at bigdealproductions.org starting on March 30. Please note: Spaces are limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please prepare a musical theatre song, and bring sheet music (in the key you will sing it), in a binder with your audition song selection. Please also bring appropriate attire for a dance audition.

Rehearsals for this production will be held on Monday and Thursday evenings, and Sunday afternoons (small group rehearsals will also be held on Wednesday evenings). Cast members will be responsible for securing appropriate footwear/tights/undergarments and stage make-up for the show. Performances are scheduled for the weekends of July 17 - 19 and 24 - 26. For more information, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

 

Volunteers

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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