During 2018, the state of Illinois has been celebrating its 200th anniversary. In honor of the celebration, Summer Place Theatre kicked of their 2018 season with a musical revue called “By Thy Rivers Gently Flowing,” a light-hearted history of the state told through song. Since the spring show debuted, the Summer Place Singers have continued to perform “By Thy Rivers” at senior residences and other venues. In September, they will be traveling to Ottawa, Illinois to compete for the Omni Prize for the Arts.
Do you want to learn how to tell a scarier ghost story? How about brushing up your skills to tell a funnier one to thrill youngsters? Summer Place Theatre has been telling Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark during the first weekend in October for years and wants to share tried-and-true theatrical tips with you.
Unfortunately Mayor Emeritus Pradel and Bev Frier are under the weather. Thanks to their "pinch hitters" and wishing them speedy recoveries!
“Take me out to the ball game! Take me out with the crowd!”
Do you remember standing up to stretch and sing along with hundreds of your fellow fans? The seventh inning stretch is a favorite memory for many, so we are recreating that tradition in our production of “Bleacher Bums.” We'll be welcoming local celebrities to lead the singing -- starting with Mayor Emeritus George Pradel on Opening Night.
There is still time to take advantage of the best deal: our Early Bird Pass. Tickets to all 3 shows for the 2018 season plus the spring revue are included in the pass from $24-$45 per person. That's 4 evenings of entertainment for less than what others charge for a single show! The Early Bird Pass deal won't last much longer, so take advantage of it while you can.
Just when we were getting compliments on our sound system, the FCC has reassigned the frequency range of our wireless mics, making them illegal to use, which means we need new ones. There's nothing we can do about it and it's an expensive setback.