URBANA — As British actress Judith Bliss, Joi Hoffsommer speaks some delicious lines in the Noel Coward comedy "Hay Fever," opening tonight at the Station Theatre.
One is: "I've always longed to leave the brittle glamour of cities and theaters and find rest in some old-world nook."
CHAMPAIGN — When he auditions for musicals high school drama director John Tilford usually indicates he's willing to be part of the ensemble.
And if he lands an ensemble role, as he did in the Champaign Urbana Theatre Company's "Guys and Dolls," opening tonight at Parkland College, he'll do his best and not gripe about not having a lead role.
CHAMPAIGN — The Developmental Services Center and Eastern Illinois Parrot Head Club will present the C-U in the Prairibbean XI benefit concert Saturday in front of the Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil St., C.
HOMER — A former performance space is getting a new lease on life, thanks to a local theater group that was looking for a new home.
April Verch show
CHAMPAIGN — Fiddler, singer and step-dancer April Verch and her band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Upper Bout, 723 N. Neil St., C, as an event of the Champaign-Urbana Folk & Roots Festival.