About the Play:The Curious Savage is the story of an elderly widow named Mrs. Savage, whose husband has left her $10 million dollars. She intends to give the entire fortune away to people who wish to pursue their “foolish dreams,” but her stepchildren strongly object. To prevent her from doing aw...
Thu, Oct 26 2017 7:00 PM — Sun, Oct 29 2017 4:30 PM
Penguin Project of McLean County presents James & the Giant Peach, Jr. James & the Giant Peach. Jr. is a musical adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach,...
Fri, Jun 2 2017 7:00 PM — Sun, Jun 4 2017 4:30 PM
University High School's high-flying Spring Musical. Join us! We've got magic to do and it is just for you. With an infectiously unforgettable score from the four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Children of Eden), Pippin ...
Fri, Apr 7 2017 7:00 PM — Sun, Apr 9 2017 4:30 PM
One of Shakespeare's pastoral comedies, the play coins "all the world's a stage" and "too much of a good thing" as characters fight and flee in the Forest of Arden. Play the fool, take a heartfelt moment, and enjoy a Shakespeare classic.
Thu, Mar 2 2017 7:00 PM — Sun, Mar 5 2017 3:30 PM
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is uniquely exciting. Every year for three weeks, Scotland's majestic capital is transformed into a magical, unpredictable, thrilling world. We are happy to announce that Troupe #1156 of the International Thespians Society/University High School Theatre Arts has been...
Friday, December 16 2016 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. The Penguin Project of McLean County presents “Alice in Wonderland, Jr”. The ever-curious Alice’s journey begins innocently enough as she chases the White Rabbit. Her adventures bec...
Fri, Jun 3 2016 7:00 PM — Sun, Jun 5 2016 4:00 PM
Annual Pioneer Palooza (7:00 pm) - Student acts performing with a special closing by UHS Alumnus Nick Africano. Evening opens at 5:30 with a meal ($10), Uhigh 'throwback' apparel sale, performances by UHS music program groups. Every meal purchased enters purchaser into a drawing for a Nick Afri...
Friday, April 15 2016 5:30 PM — 9:30 PM
When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing love of the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain. The family's n...
Fri, Apr 8 2016 7:00 PM — Sun, Apr 10 2016 5:30 PM
This drama is one of the great comedy plays by William Shakespeare. King Alonso of Naples and his entourage sail home for Italy after attending his daughter's wedding in Tunis, Africa. They encounter a violent storm, or Tempest. Everyone jumps overboard and are washed ashore on a strange island i...
Fri, Jan 22 2016 7:00 PM — Sun, Jan 24 2016 5:30 PM