The legendary songwriter Alan Menken comes to Chicago for a one-night-only performance at the Auditorium Theatre on Saturday, March 30. In his one-man show A Whole New World of Alan Menken, the creator behind songs like “Under the Sea” (The Little Mermaid ), “Somewhere That’s Green” (Little Shop of Horrors ), “A Whole New World” (Aladdin ), and “Be Our Guest” (Beauty and the Beast ) performs some of these beloved songs and tells stories from throughout his expansive career. Men
This season, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater commemorates its 60th anniversary as a company and the 50th anniversary of its first performances at the Auditorium Theatre. This legendary company, established by Alvin Ailey in 1958, forever changed the perception of American dance. Take a look through the company’s significant history as we celebrate these important milestones.
1931 – Alvin Ailey is born in Rogers, TX.
1949 – Ailey, who relocated to Los Angeles at the age of 12, begins stu
Run and grab your tickets for American Ballet Theatre’s Whipped Cream because casting was announced today!
THURSDAY, APRIL 11 @ 7:30PM
The Boy — Daniil Simkin
Princess Tea Flower — Stella Abrera
Prince Coffee — Calvin Royal III
Princess Praline — Sarah Lane
FRIDAY, APRIL 12 @ 7:30PM
The Boy — Arron Scott
Princess Tea Flower — Isabella Boylston
Prince Coffee — James Whiteside
Princess Praline — Luciana Paris
SATURDAY, APRIL 13 @ 2PM
The Boy — Tyler Maloney