Rigged like a sailing ship and sized like houses, two giant puppet hands propel this outdoor spectacle alongside a performance of propulsive progressive rock in Hand to Hand by post-industrialists Squonk Opera.
Global Fest is back for 2021 with world cuisine, culture, dance, arts, and music. The main stage features Iraqi maqams from The Rahim AlHaj Trio, a body moving mixture of contemporary funk and Brazilian forró from Nation Beat, and a fusion of fiery Bomba with folkloric guaracha and salsa from Los Hacheros.
A FREE Convos gift to you for the holidays! Performed from their studio in Chicago and streamed to your home, this unique twist on the Charles Dickens classic features an original musical score, dramatic lighting, and over 100 paper puppets. Grab a hot cocoa and curl up to this new holiday classic.
Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Purdue's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby remains a vivid account of how, in the absence of true equality, pursuing the “American dream” can lead to devastating effects. Known for their powerful immersion in classic texts, Aquila Theatre brings a relevant reimagination of this classic in which Gatsby is a man of color, setting the stage for themes of class, racism and discrimination to play vividly inside the meaning of the American Dream.