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For more information, call 309-965-2545 or click www.Barn2.com

Barn II Dinner Theatre in Goodfield's 2015 season includes Is There Life After 50? January 15 - March 21, Tiptoe Through the Tombstones March 5 - April 19, Smoke on the Mountain April 23 -June 7, Things My Mother Taught Me June 11 - July 26, Nana's Naughty Knickers July 30 - September 13, Death by Golf September 17 - November 1 & A Christmas to Remember November 5 - December 31.  Performances are Thursdays - Sundays with admission running between $37 - $41.  For more information, call 309-965-2545 or click HERE.



For more information, call 677-2660 or visit http://Slane.Bradley.edu/Theatre-Arts

The 2014-15 Season for the Bradley University Theatre department will present Spring Awakening which opens the season September 25 - October 5 followed by Proof November 13 - 23. The Mountaintop runs February 19 - March 1 and As You Like It will be presented in April 16 - 26.  For more information on the BU Theatre Dept., call 309-677-2650 or click HERE.



For more information, call 676-2196 or click www.CornStockTheatre.com

The Corn Stock Theater 2015 Summer Season opens with Brigadoon May 29 - June 6 followed by Dixie Swim Club running June 19 - 27, The Secret Garden on stage July 10 - 18. Grease will run July 31 - Autust 8 followed by The Color Purpe August 21 - 29.   Seaon tickets are $70.  To order tickets and for more information, call 309-676-2196 or click HERE



For more information, call 699-SHOW or visit www.EastlightTheatre.com

Located in the East Peoria High School Auditorium, Eastlight's 2015 Season begins with Jesus Christ Superstar April 24 - 26 & April 29 - May 2 followed by Les Miserables June 19 - 21 and 24 - 27, then Peter Pan September 18 - 20 and 23 - 26, their Youthlight Production of  Disney's Big Fish running July 31 -August 2 and August 5 - 8 and finishing off with a to be announced show December 4 - 6 & December 9 -12 Full season tickets are available for $84 and other ticket packages are also available. Individual show tickets are $19 for adults, $15 for seniors aged 65+ and $10 for youth through high school. Group ticket discounts are also available for 20 or more people.  Call 309-699-7469 to order tickets or order online at www.tickets.eastlighttheatre.com



For more information, call 694-5136 or visit www.ArtsAtICC.com

The Illinois Central College Guest Artists Subscription Series for 2014-15 Season includes Simply Streisand on August 21, Two on Tap on October 18, The Second City on November 29, A Carpenter's Christmas on December 19, The Johnny Cash Experience on March 20 & New Oddyssey on May 22.  Tickets are $110 for a full season ticket including all 6 shows or a 4 Pack of Shows is $75.  Individual tickets range in price from $20 - $30 for the general public and $10 - $15 for students and are available at the ICC Box Office or by calling 309-694-5136.



For more information, click HERE or call the Box Office at 309-438-2535 or 866-IL-SHAK

The 2015 Summer Illinois Shakespeare Festival season includes Love's Labour Lost, Richard II and Q Gents. Season tickets range from $94 to $126 and individual tickets range from $20 through $47. All performances take place at Ewing Cultural Center at 48 Sunset Road in Bloomington. For more information and a full schedule, call 309-438-2535 or 866-IL-SHAKE or click HERE



For more information, call 494-9100 or visi www.PrairieCabaretTheatre.com

For more information, call the Peoria Cabaret Theatre box office at 309-494-9100 or click HERE.



For more information, call 673-3200 for tickets or visit www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com

The Peoria Civic Center's Broadway Theater Series for 2014-15 includes Nice Work If You Can Get It in October, White Christmas in November, Sister Act in December, Stomp in January, Anything Goes in February and Peter and the Starcatcher in April.  The extra show (not included in the season ticket) is Beauty & the Beast in February.  Season tickets as well as mini season and individual show tickets are on sale now at the Civic Center Box Office or by calling 309-673-3200.  For more information, call 309-673-3200 or click HERE.



For more information, call 688-4473 or visit www.PeoriaPlayers.org

The oldest continuously-running community theatre in Illinois & the 4th oldest theatre in the nation, Peoria Players Theatre's 2015 season begins with Ragtime The Musical September 5 - 7 and 10 - 14 and continues with The Odd Couple running October 3 - 5 and 9- 12 then The Sound of Music running De ember 5 - 7 and 10 - 14, followed by Cabaret February 6 -8  and 12 - 15, Pirates of Penzance takes the stage March 13 - 15 and 19 - 22 and Damn Yankees runs May 1 - 3 and 7 - 10. Tickets are $18 (musicals) & $12 (non-musicals) for adults and $12 (musicals) & $9 (non-musicals) for patrons 18 & under.  For more information or to order tickets, call 309-688-4473 or click HERE.


Interested in becoming involved in local community theatre as a volunteer or performer? Check out the Peoria Live Theatre blog.

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For more information, call 339-3943 or visit www.HeartlandFestivalOrchestra.org

The Heartland Festival Orchestra will present Make it Mozart on March 21, WIcked Divas on April 18 and Time for THree on May 30 all at the Five Points Performing Art Center in Washington beginning at 7:30 pm. Season tickets are $135 for adults and $35 for students & children and individual show tickets are $30 for adults and $8 for students & children.  For more information, click HERE.



For more information, call 693-6725 or visit www.PeoriaCivicChorale.com 

The Peoria Area Civic Chorale will present A Few of Our Favorite Things at the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center on May 2 - 3.  Tickets are $20 for adults, $8 for students and $18 for groups of 10 or more.  Call 309-693-6725 for tickets. 




For more information, call 690-7990 or visit www.peoriaballet.com

The Seasons, A Tribute to the Music of Miss Peggy Lee and Be Not Weary will be presented at FIve Points Washington on March 13 - 14.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and are available at www.PeoriaBallet.com. For more information about the Peoria Ballet, call 309-690-7990 or click HERE



For more information, call 671-1096 or visit www.peoriasymphony.org

For more information or to order tickets for the Peoria Symphony Orchestra 2014-15 Season includes Sarah Chang on September 20, Star Crossed Love on October 18, Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group on October 26, Nature's Majesty on November 22, Festa Italiana on January 17, Visions of Vienna on March 14, Matinee at the Movies on April 19, Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 7 on May 9 and Romance on June 26.  For season or individual tickets, call 671-1096 or click HERE.



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Enjoy live music from local and regional bands every Friday at the Contemporary Art Center. Admission is $7 for members ($10 for nonmembers), $6 for student & senior members ($9 for student & senior nonmembers). 16 & younger - $3. Students with valid school ID & seniors age 65 & older.



Find a listing of local Jazz artists plus a full calendar of jazz performances and places where you can hear jazz in the area at http://www.peoriajazz.com/



Enjoy live music every Friday & Saturday night at the Rhythm Kitchen located on the Riverfront. For more information, call 676-9668.



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Garden Theatre

Goodrich Willow Knolls 14 Cinemas

Kerasotes ShowPlace 14

Landmark Cinemas

Morton Cinemas

Peoria Riverfront Museum Giant Screen Theater

Palace Theatre

Carmike 18 Grand Prairie (Formerly Rave Motion Pictures)

Sunnyland Cinema 10

Town Theatre

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