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“Corteo” is a Cirque du Soleil production that has toured to 64 cities and 19 countries. Tickets are on sale for six performances occurring from April 5 to 8 at the BMO Harris Bank Center, in Rockford. (Photo provided by "Corteo")
Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Corteo’ Swings into Rockford

Acrobats, musicians, singers and actors showcase their talent in “Corteo,” a family-friendly production that attempts to evoke awe, excitement and sometimes even tears from the audience.

TownSquare Players, in Woodstock, staged the hit Broadway musical “Mary Poppins” in 2016. For 50 years, this community theater group has shared hit musicals and dramas.
TownSquare Players: 50 Years of Live Theater in Woodstock

For half a century, volunteers dedicated to quality community theater have helped to make this McHenry County staple a vaunted local tradition.

The talented comedians of The Second City bring their sketch comedy and improv revue to DeKalb’s Egyptian Theatre on Feb. 24.
Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.

Betsy Baker, Lance Retallick and Erin Philpott perform in Artists’ Ensemble’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 15-17 at Rockford University’s Cheek Theater, in Rockford.
4 Holiday-Inspired Shows to Enjoy This Season

For loved ones who prefer “experiences” over “gifts,” why not consider gifting them tickets to a holiday-themed show? Here are some of the best plays, musicals and concerts happening in our area this holiday season.

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Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.