Courtesy of North Central College
Upcoming events featured below are among many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public.
For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and lectures, visit northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).
For the schedule of Cardinals sports events, visit northcentralcardinals.com.
Through March 6, Art exhibit: Artist Jason Godeke’s exhibit “Monsters and Totems” is presented through March 6 at Ncc’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St. Call 630-637-5375 for gallery hours; visit northcentralcollege.edu/show for details.
March 6-9, Theatre: Organic Theater Company presents “The Diviners” at 7:30PM March 6-8 and at 2PM March 8-9 in NCC’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. The play explores questions of faith, fear and loss with a simple clarity of language and humor. Tickets are $30/adults, $20/students and seniors.
March 7, Visit Day: High school students and their parents or guardians are invited to attend NCC’s Visit Day on Fri., March 7. Registration begins at 9:30AM in the Wentz Concert Hall lobby, 171 E. Chicago Ave., and concludes with lunch at 12:30PM. High-achieving students are invited to an optional session at 9AM. Visitors can take a walking tour and attend informative sessions on financial aid, academic highlights and student life. For more info and to register call (630) 637-5800 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/visit.
March 7-April 20, Art exhibit: Artist Lindsay Olson’s exhibit “Tools of the Trade: A Resident’s View of Law Enforcement” is presented March 7 through April 20 in NCC’s Schoenherr Gallery, 171 E. Chicago Ave. An artist reception will be held from 6 to 8PM Fri., March 7; complimentary refreshments will be served.
March 7-31, Art exhibit: Works by NCC students Ariel Hodge and Samantha Johnson are featured in a free exhibit March 7-31 at the College’s Meiley-Swallow Hall Gallery, 31, S. Ellsworth St.
March 8, Music: NCC presents “Chords for Kids,” a free concert for children with autism and their families, at 7PM Sat., March 8, in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Admission is free but tickets are required.
March 9, Music: The Youth Symphony of DuPage presents its Spring Concert at 3:30PM Sun., March 9, in NCC’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For tickets and more information visit ysdp.org.
March 13-April 6, Art exhibit: Works by members of NCC’s student Photo Club will be on display March 13 through April 6 in the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St.
March 14, Music: North Central presents “An Evening with Jazz Trumpeter Art Davis” with supporting North Central jazz faculty artists at 8PM Fri., March 14, in the College’s Madden Theatre, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $20/adults, $15/students and seniors.
March 15-16, Music: The DuPage Symphony Orchestra performs “Broadway Spectacular,” featuring soprano Lisa Vroman at 8PM Sat., March 15, and at 3PM Sun., March 16, in Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $35/adults and $12/students and seniors.
March 16, Music: Cabaret entertainer Spider Saloff presents the concert “Sondheim and Me” at 6PM Sun., March 16, in NCC’s Madden Theatre, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $40 and $35.
March 20-23, 27-30, Theatre: BrightSide Theatre presents eight performances of “Bleacher Bums” at 8PM March 20-22 and 27-29 and at 3PM March 23 and 30 in NCC’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. This light and fun comedy is set in the bleachers of Wrigley Field and centers on the optimism of Chicago Cub fans.
March 21, Music: NCC presents ABBA Mania at 8PM Fri., March 21, in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. This concert was previously scheduled for March 8. ABBA Mania is the world’s No. 1 touring ABBA production. Tickets are $45, $35 and $30.
March 22, Music: Chicago Sinfonietta performs “Global Dance Party” at 8PM Sat., March 22, in NCC’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. This concert features symphonic and electronic music of Indian, African-American and Brazilian cultures. Tickets are $54, $42 and $10.
March 23, Music: The Naperville Men’s Glee Club presents its “Spring Invitational Showcase 2014″ at 3PM Sun., March 23, in NCC’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Top local amateur singers and singing groups will perform with the Glee Club. Advance tickets are $18/adults, $12/senior citizens and $10/students or $20/adults and $15/senior citizens at the door; children age 5 and under are free. Visit nmgc.org to purchase and for more info.
March 24, College fair: NCC hosts the Illinois College Exposition (ICE) where local high school students can meet representatives from some 200 in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities and the armed services from 6:30 to 8:30PM Mon., March 24, in North Central’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St. For more info call (630) 637-5800 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/admission/ice-fair.
March 29, Comedy: Bill Cosby presents two sold-out performances at 2PM and 8PM Sat., March 29, in NCC’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Tickets are no longer available.
Think dinner and the show! Dine around Naperville and enjoy live entertainment at North Central College.