URBANA — It's not exactly "Pride and Prejudice" — or any of the 100-plus other plays Greg Chew directed — but Urbana High's late longtime drama teacher would still get a kick out of tonight's production.
Here's what's happening on the theater scene:
Red Mask Players unveil lineup for 78th season
The Red Mask Players in their 78th season will present three plays — a drama, a comedy and a mystery. Auditions for children for the first production, "The Miracle Worker," will be today and Monday.
Here's the season rundown:
Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was
Upcoming events of interest in East Central Illinois:
Parkland faculty art showcase
CHAMPAIGN — The 2014 Parkland College Art and Design Faculty Exhibition will open Monday at the former Parkland Art Gallery, now called the Giertz Gallery at Parkland.
2014 ACE Awards
CHAMPAIGN — Nominations are being accepted at http://www.40north.org for the 2014 ACE Awards. The deadline for submitting nominations is midnight Sept. 8.
Parents who think their tykes and toddlers have a shot at show business might want to consider a preschool in the works for Danville.
Trish Ceader is planning to open the Little Hollywood Early Childhood Learning Center of the Arts in the former Win C. Smith Oldsmobile-Cadillac car dealership building.
Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, a chat with Steven Bentz, 51, of Urbana, the director of the Virginia Theatre in Champaign.
So ... what's new with you?