Hoogland Center for the Arts Event List

Fri to Sun
11/14 to 11/23
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$18.00
Fri 11/14 to Sun 11/23 SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm | MORE INFO
Friday to Sunday 11/14 to 11/23
Harvey
$18.00
SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm |
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THE STORY: When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood, but when the truth comes out, the search is...

Sat
11/29
The Alley Cats
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$22.00
Sat 11/29 SHOWS 7:30pm | MORE INFO
The Alley Cats
Saturday 11/29
The Alley Cats
$22.00
SHOWS 7:30pm |
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THE ALLEY CATS began at Fullerton College in California, and landed their first professional gig at Disneyland's "Blast to the Past." Soon after, they appeared on TV, radio shows, corporate events, Performing Arts Centers, fairs, festivals, schools, and even a USO show aboard the John C. Stennis aircraft carrier welcoming home the troops from Iraq. THE ALLEY CATS have appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and have appeared as his opening act in Las Vegas.

Fri to Sun
12/05 to 12/07
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$10.00 - 18.00
Fri 12/05 to Sun 12/07 SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm | MORE INFO
Friday to Sunday 12/05 to 12/07
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe
$10.00 - 18.00
SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm |
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Enter the swirling reverie of Edgar Allan Poe in this alchemical mixture of prose and posey.
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe is designed to conjure from the page Poe’s most celebrated reflections on life and love, through creative staging of masterpieces like Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart and The Pit and The Pendulum and others. The entire event is designed to be told through juxtaposition of light and shadow, music and mesmerizing movement.

Fri to Sun
12/05 to 12/14
A Christmas Story, The Musical
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$18.00
Fri 12/05 to Sun 12/14 SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm | MORE INFO
A Christmas Story, The Musical
Friday to Sunday 12/05 to 12/14
A Christmas Story, The Musical
$18.00
SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm |
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An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

Sun
12/14
Sing-A-Long Sound of Music
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$8.00
Sun 12/14 SHOWS 2:00pm | MORE INFO
Sing-A-Long Sound of Music
Sunday 12/14
Sing-A-Long Sound of Music
$8.00
SHOWS 2:00pm |
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Guests are encouraged to dress in costumes featuring your favorite scenes from the movie. Hosted by Julie Staley, the Baroness in Muni's 2014 production, the event will feature a costume parade with awards given for best dressed. Cupcakes will also be available for purchase throughout the event. We are confident that spring will come again and this fun afternoon will leave you singing like a fliberty-gibbet.

Fri to Sun
12/19 to 12/21
A Very Hoogland Christmas
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$18.00
Fri 12/19 to Sun 12/21 SHOWS 2:00pm, 7:30pm | MORE INFO
A Very Hoogland Christmas
Friday to Sunday 12/19 to 12/21
A Very Hoogland Christmas
$18.00
SHOWS 2:00pm, 7:30pm |
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Wed
12/31
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$5.00 - 30.00
Wed 12/31 SHOWS 7:00pm | MORE INFO
Wednesday 12/31
First Night Springfield 2014
$5.00 - 30.00
SHOWS 7:00pm |
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Fri to Sun
1/16 to 1/25
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$18.00
Fri 1/16 to Sun 1/25 SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm | MORE INFO
Friday to Sunday 1/16 to 1/25
The Full Monty
$18.00
SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm |
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THE FULL MONTY is a story full of heart. Right to the end, audiences will be wondering if these lovable misfits will really pull it off. With a raucous mix of razor-sharp humor and toe-tapping pizzazz, this heartwarming upbeat comedy is a must for any theatre looking for a big hit.

Fri to Sun
1/30 to 2/08
Forever Plaid
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$18.00
Fri 1/30 to Sun 2/08 SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm | MORE INFO
Forever Plaid
Friday to Sunday 1/30 to 2/08
Forever Plaid
$18.00
SHOWS 2:00pm, 8:00pm |
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HCFTA presents an affectionate musical homage to the close-harmony guy groups that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s and early 1960s. A new production of this popular smash hit!

Fri to Sun
2/13 to 2/22
Dr. Dolittle JR
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$12.00
Fri 2/13 to Sun 2/22 SHOWS 2:00pm, 7:00pm | MORE INFO
Dr. Dolittle JR
Friday to Sunday 2/13 to 2/22
Dr. Dolittle JR
$12.00
SHOWS 2:00pm, 7:00pm |
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The musical tells the classic tale of a wacky but kind doctor who can talk to animals, taking the audience on a journey from the small English village of Puddleby-in-the-Marsh to the far corners of the world. When Doctor Dolittle attempts to help a seal named Sophie, he’s wrongly accused of murder and stands trial before General Bellowes. Once pronounced innocent, Dolittle is free to continue with his search for the Great Pink Sea Snail – the oldest and wisest of the creatures on earth.

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Sat
11/29
SHOW 7:30pm | MORE INFO
The Alley Cats
Sat 11/29
The Alley Cats
SHOW 7:30pm
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THE ALLEY CATS began at Fullerton College in California, and landed their first professional gig at Disneyland's "Blast to the Past." Soon after, they appeared on TV, radio shows, corporate events, Performing Arts Centers, fairs, festivals, schools, and even a USO show aboard the John C. Stennis aircraft carrier welcoming home...

Fri to Sun
12/05 to 12/14
SHOW 8:00pm to 2:00pm | MORE INFO
A Christmas Story, The Musical
Fri to Sun 12/05 to 12/14
A Christmas Story, The Musical
SHOW 8:00pm to 2:00pm
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An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

Fri to Sun
12/05 to 12/07
SHOW 8:00pm to 2:00pm | MORE INFO
Fri to Sun 12/05 to 12/07
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe
SHOW 8:00pm to 2:00pm
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Enter the swirling reverie of Edgar Allan Poe in this alchemical mixture of prose and posey.
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe is designed to conjure from the page Poe’s most celebrated reflections on life and love, through creative staging of masterpieces like Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart and The Pit and The Pendulum and...

Sun
12/14
Sing-A-Long Sound of Music
Sun 12/14
Sing-A-Long Sound of Music
SHOW 2:00pm
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Guests are encouraged to dress in costumes featuring your favorite scenes from the movie. Hosted by Julie Staley, the Baroness in Muni's 2014 production, the event will feature a costume parade with awards given for best dressed. Cupcakes will also be available for purchase throughout the event. We are confident that spring will come again and...

Fri to Sun
12/19 to 12/21
SHOW 7:30pm to 2:00pm | MORE INFO
A Very Hoogland Christmas
Fri to Sun 12/19 to 12/21
A Very Hoogland Christmas
SHOW 7:30pm to 2:00pm
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Wed
12/31
Wed 12/31
First Night Springfield 2014
SHOW 7:00pm
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Fri to Sun
1/16 to 1/25
SHOW 8:00pm to 2:00pm | MORE INFO
Fri to Sun 1/16 to 1/25
The Full Monty
SHOW 8:00pm to 2:00pm
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THE FULL MONTY is a story full of heart. Right to the end, audiences will be wondering if these lovable misfits will really pull it off. With a raucous mix of razor-sharp humor and toe-tapping pizzazz, this heartwarming upbeat comedy is a must for any theatre looking for a big hit.

November 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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The Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony Trivia Night
7:00pm
 
The Rocky Horror Show
8:00pm
 
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Pechakucha
7:20pm
 
 
Yesterday- A Tribute to the Beatles
8:00pm
 
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Harvey
8:00pm
 
Harvey
8:00pm
 
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Harvey
2:00pm
 
Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra Fall Concert - Songs and Dances
4:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
Harvey
8:00pm
 
Harvey
8:00pm
 
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Harvey
2:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Alley Cats
7:30pm
 
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The Rocky Horror Show
Friday 10/31
The Rocky Horror Show 10/31/2014
$, 18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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The famous rock and roll musical about a "Sweet Transvestite from Transsexual Transylvania." Live on Stage. Survival kits will again be available for $5. Only the approved survival kit may be brought into the theatre. Kits will be sold one hour prior to show time and will be available to the first 125 patrons. Kit includes all the necessary items to participate with the show including a wedding bell, newspaper, bubbles, a glow stick, lip siren whistle, champagne popper, playing cards, a rubber glove and dance instructions to The Time Warp.

The Rocky Horror Show
Friday 10/31
The Rocky Horror Show 10/31/2014
$, 18.00
SHOW 11:59pm
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The famous rock and roll musical about a "Sweet Transvestite from Transsexual Transylvania." Live on Stage. Survival kits will again be available for $5. Only the approved survival kit may be brought into the theatre. Kits will be sold one hour prior to show time and will be available to the first 125 patrons. Kit includes all the necessary items to participate with the show including a wedding bell, newspaper, bubbles, a glow stick, lip siren whistle, champagne popper, playing cards, a rubber glove and dance instructions to The Time Warp.

Saturday 11/01
The Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony Trivia Night 11/01/2014
$10.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Trivia Expert and Emcee Russ Friedewald will host the event in Theatre 3 on Nov. 1 Doors open at 6:00 PM, and trivia starts at 7:00PM. Because Nov. 1 is All Saints’ Day, this year’s theme is “Sinners & Saints”! Costumes are highly encouraged. Expect cash prizes, mulligans, and a 50/50 drawing. $10/person - 10 people per table. Call the SVYS Office at (217) 753-8000 to reserve a table (cash or check only).

The Rocky Horror Show
Saturday 11/01
The Rocky Horror Show 11/01/2014
$, 18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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The famous rock and roll musical about a "Sweet Transvestite from Transsexual Transylvania." Live on Stage. Survival kits will again be available for $5. Only the approved survival kit may be brought into the theatre. Kits will be sold one hour prior to show time and will be available to the first 125 patrons. Kit includes all the necessary items to participate with the show including a wedding bell, newspaper, bubbles, a glow stick, lip siren whistle, champagne popper, playing cards, a rubber glove and dance instructions to The Time Warp.

Thursday 11/06
Pechakucha 11/06/2014
$8.00
SHOW 7:20pm
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Doors open at 6 p.m. Presentations begin at 7:20 p.m. A partial list of presenters includes Kari Bedford, Dennis Bringuet, Mark DePue, Allen Griffy, Kathryn Harris, Christian McWhirter, David Parker, Rachel Thomson, E.A.T.I.T. Improv Group.

Yesterday- A Tribute to the Beatles
Saturday 11/08
Yesterday- A Tribute to the Beatles 11/08/2014
$30.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Live from Las Vegas! Concert featuring the music of the Beatles.

Friday 11/14
Harvey 11/14/2014
$18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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THE STORY: When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood, but when the truth comes out, the search is...

Saturday 11/15
Harvey 11/15/2014
$18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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THE STORY: When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood, but when the truth comes out, the search is...

Sunday 11/16
Harvey 11/16/2014
$18.00
SHOW 2:00pm
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THE STORY: When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood, but when the truth comes out, the search is...

Sunday 11/16
Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra Fall Concert - Songs and Dances 11/16/2014
$5.00, 10.00
SHOW 4:00pm
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Join the Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra for their fall concert. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and kids 10 and under are free.

Friday 11/21
Harvey 11/21/2014
$18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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THE STORY: When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood, but when the truth comes out, the search is...

Saturday 11/22
Harvey 11/22/2014
$18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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THE STORY: When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood, but when the truth comes out, the search is...

Sunday 11/23
Harvey 11/23/2014
$18.00
SHOW 2:00pm
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THE STORY: When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood, but when the truth comes out, the search is...

The Alley Cats
Saturday 11/29
The Alley Cats 11/29/2014
$22.00
SHOW 7:30pm
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THE ALLEY CATS began at Fullerton College in California, and landed their first professional gig at Disneyland's "Blast to the Past." Soon after, they appeared on TV, radio shows, corporate events, Performing Arts Centers, fairs, festivals, schools, and even a USO show aboard the John C. Stennis aircraft carrier welcoming home the troops from Iraq. THE ALLEY CATS have appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and have appeared as his opening act in Las Vegas.

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Friday 12/05
A Christmas Story, The Musical 12/05/2014
$18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

Friday 12/05
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe 12/05/2014
$10.00, 16.00, 18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Enter the swirling reverie of Edgar Allan Poe in this alchemical mixture of prose and posey.
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe is designed to conjure from the page Poe’s most celebrated reflections on life and love, through creative staging of masterpieces like Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart and The Pit and The Pendulum and others. The entire event is designed to be told through juxtaposition of light and shadow, music and mesmerizing movement.

Saturday 12/06
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe 12/06/2014
$10.00, 16.00, 18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Enter the swirling reverie of Edgar Allan Poe in this alchemical mixture of prose and posey.
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe is designed to conjure from the page Poe’s most celebrated reflections on life and love, through creative staging of masterpieces like Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart and The Pit and The Pendulum and others. The entire event is designed to be told through juxtaposition of light and shadow, music and mesmerizing movement.

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Saturday 12/06
A Christmas Story, The Musical 12/06/2014
$18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Sunday 12/07
A Christmas Story, The Musical 12/07/2014
$18.00
SHOW 2:00pm
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An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

Sunday 12/07
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe 12/07/2014
$10.00, 16.00, 18.00
SHOW 2:00pm
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Enter the swirling reverie of Edgar Allan Poe in this alchemical mixture of prose and posey.
The Shadows of Edgar Allan Poe is designed to conjure from the page Poe’s most celebrated reflections on life and love, through creative staging of masterpieces like Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart and The Pit and The Pendulum and others. The entire event is designed to be told through juxtaposition of light and shadow, music and mesmerizing movement.

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Friday 12/12
A Christmas Story, The Musical 12/12/2014
$18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Saturday 12/13
A Christmas Story, The Musical 12/13/2014
$18.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Sunday 12/14
A Christmas Story, The Musical 12/14/2014
$18.00
SHOW 2:00pm
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An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

Sing-A-Long Sound of Music
Sunday 12/14
Sing-A-Long Sound of Music 12/14/2014
$8.00
SHOW 2:00pm
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Guests are encouraged to dress in costumes featuring your favorite scenes from the movie. Hosted by Julie Staley, the Baroness in Muni's 2014 production, the event will feature a costume parade with awards given for best dressed. Cupcakes will also be available for purchase throughout the event. We are confident that spring will come again and this fun afternoon will leave you singing like a fliberty-gibbet.

A Very Hoogland Christmas
Friday 12/19
A Very Hoogland Christmas 12/19/2014
$18.00
SHOW 7:30pm
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A Very Hoogland Christmas
Saturday 12/20
A Very Hoogland Christmas 12/20/2014
$18.00
SHOW 7:30pm
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A Very Hoogland Christmas
Sunday 12/21
A Very Hoogland Christmas 12/21/2014
$18.00
SHOW 2:00pm
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