How did the Viktor Krauss concert go last Sunday at the Allerton Music Barn?
By Tricia Stiller
The Celebration Company at the Station Theatre launched its 44th season (Do you know how lucky you are, Urbana?) with the opening of Will Eno's "The Open House" on Thursday.
By Rosemary Laughlin
When I went to view "Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom" at Parkland, I came prepared to be scared.
Preview reading promised teen-age video game addicts and zombies in a play classified alternatively as horror, thriller, sci-fi and dark comedy.
CHAMPAIGN — "Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom" sure sounds like a great title for a video game but it's actually the title of a contemporary play by Jennifer Haley opening Thursday night at the Parkland Theatre.
URBANA — John Henry was an African-American folk hero.
Or, he might have been a white folk hero.
Was he real? Or a myth? No matter, John Henry's said to have been the strongest "steel-driving man" as he drilled holes through rock to build railroad tunnels a century ago.
Are there any children's plays coming up?
An exciting new project in that area is Champaign Central and Centennial's drama departments' plan to collaborate on a full-length production of "The Little Mermaid," in February at the Virginia Theatre.