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URBANA — The Celebration Company at the Station Theatre will present special events this month, including one tonight:
— 7 p.m. Monday (Oct. 8), A public reading of the original play "Helen of Sparta" by Dana Engelhardt, at the Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway Ave., U.
As our nation closes in on the 2012 presidential election, we are reminded more than ever of what makes the United States of America one of the best countries in the world in which to live — as well as many of the things that have caused hiccups and in-fighting throughout our collective history.
URBANA — Actor Thom Miller jokes that he's a little concerned about a couple of the roles he's played at the Station Theatre.
One was the priest in "Doubt" who may or may not have sexually abused boys.
The other is Uncle Peck in Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "How I Learned to Drive," which opened Thursday night at the Station.
When aspiring actor Robert Harling lost his younger sister to complications of diabetes, his friends encouraged him to write down his feelings as a means of coping with his grief.
URBANA — The Champaign Urbana Theatre Company has received a $2,000 grant from Target Corp. for its Broadway Beginners Education Program.
The grant will help fund the program by helping to cover expenses not included in the tuition fee, such as royalties for scripts and marketing.
A new theater group is coming to Champaign-Urbana.
John Stuff, one of the founders of the Champaign-Urbana Theater Company, made the announcement Tuesday on A Penny For Your Thoughts on NewsTalk 1400 WDWS.
The group is called the Stone Soup Theater Company, and Stuff said the group hopes to start shows this winter, with an emphasis on dinner theater.
RANTOUL — A slice of military history is coming to Rantoul this month.
Re-enactors from five different conflicts will come to Rantoul on July 14 as part of a fundraiser to erect a veterans memorial in the community.
CHAMPAIGN — Boat Drunks, BritBeat and Brat Pack are among the bands that will perform at the 42nd annual Taste of Champaign-Urbana this weekend at West Side Park.
One of the area's most popular festivals, the Taste opened Friday and will resume from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Sunday.
HOOPESTON — The Hoopeston Public Library will present an original Reader's Theatre production called "The Iceberg Version" to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.
The performance begins at 7 p.m. Thursday in the lower level meeting room of the library, 110 N. Fourth St., Hoopeston.