Canterbury Theater Trips 2020
Saturday, February 22, 2020
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor starlet! What the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva that followed. With a score featuring more than twenty of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation!
Cost is $155 per person with time before the 2:00 pm performance on Michigan Ave. or the Loop.
A NEW MUSICAL
Wednesday, March 25
Is success money? A powerful job? A happy marriage? Join us for this world premiere based on the smash-hit movie with Michael J. Fox, it’s a wild and hilarious look at corporate culture, ambition and making your own way in life! A luscious lunch before the 1:30 pm performance at Two Brothers Roundhouse. Cost is $125 per person; includes lunch, the show, and transportation. We depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 9:15 am; lunch before the 1:30 pm performance; return back in Rockford about 5:30 pm. Cost is $125 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Lyric Opera, Chicago
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The story of Peggy Sawyer, an aspiring actress from Allentown who gets her big break and rises from chorus girl to star status overnight, 42ND Street is filled with unforgettable tunes. You’ll love the sensational tap numbers and memorable melodies like “Lullaby of Broadway,” “We’re in the Money,” “You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me,” “Sunny Side to Every Situation,” in a high-energy, new-to-Chicago production that is as beautiful to see as it is to hear!
We depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:30 am; enjoy time on Michigan Ave. for lunch before the 1:30 pm performance; return back in Rockford about 7:00 pm. Cost is $155 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation. Call or email Canterbury for details and reservations. Call Janet at 815.398.1454 or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drury Lane, Oakbrook, IL
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Since its sell-out in London’s West End, ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ is now the world’s leading theater show concerning Simon & Garfunkel it features a full live band with state of the art video projection and lighting. This show includes all of their hits including ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more! With more than 100 million album sales since 1965, Simon & Garfunkel’s perfect harmonies, with songs that captured the times, making them one of the most successful folk-rock duos of all time… 10 Grammy Awards, the induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award make for a show we shouldn’t miss! Cost is $155 per person with time before the 2:00 pm performance for lunch on Michigan Ave. or the Loop.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Come From Away has won the Best Musical all across North America! The remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don’t miss this breathtaking and moving musical! It takes you to a place you never want to leave!
The cost is $160 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation. You have time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 2:00 pm matinee.
Cadillac Palace Theater
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Come From Away has won the Best Musical all across North America! The remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don’t miss this breathtaking and moving musical! It takes you to a place you never want to leave! The cost is $160 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation. You have time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 2:00 pm matinee.
Broadway Playhouse, Water Tower Place
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, “SIX” the wives of Henry VIII take the mic to reclaim their identities out of the shadow of their infamous spouse – remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st-century girl power! The female cast is backed by an all-female band to make for a very electrifying musical sure to bring the pizazz back to Chicago for a six-week limited engagement at the Broadway Playhouse! Cost is $155 per person with time before the 2:00 pm performance for lunch at Water Tower Place or Michigan Ave.
Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
Sat. Nov. 21 – Wed. Dec. 2, 2020
An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets, costumes and powerhouse performances, featuring the songs you love from the award-winning film plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers. We are sure to love this thrilling production that is melting the hearts of all generations. Frozen is everything you want in music! Cost is $195 for Saturday and $170 per person for Wednesday; includes orchestra seating and transportation with time for lunch on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 2:00 pm performance.
Nederlander Theater, Chicago
Thursday, December 31, 2020 – New Year’s Eve and
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory! This is a world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular … Welcome to Moulin Rouge – The Musical! This fabulous new Musical is a theatrical celebration of truth, beauty, freedom, and – above all – LOVE! Moulin Rouge – The Musical is more than a musical…it is a state of mind. “Spectacular! Euphoric! In Moulin Rouge – The Musical, life is beautiful!” As in the film, it celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. Stay tuned for more details about cost and reservations.
Pre-Broadway World Premiere in Chicago!
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Andy, an ambitious young writer in New York City, lands a job at a prestigious magazine. Trying to survive under her stylish yet terrifying boss, she finds herself caught between the dreams she thought she wanted, and the cost of what that reality brings. A joyous, funny and of course ultraglamorous story about navigating life’s runway to discover where you’re meant to be! The Devil Wears Prada is based on Lauren Weisberger’s best-selling 2003 novel and the 2006 blockbuster movie, with music by Tony Award Winner Sir Elton John!
Cost is $160 per person with time for lunch on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 2:00 pm performance.
“Why would anyone want to drive to Chicago from Rockford for an enjoyable downtown activity? Why fight the traffic? Remember once you arrive you must worry about where to park. Is my car safe? Downtown parking is expensive. Sometimes getting to your destination might require a long walk! Why go through the pain, worry, and stress. We will get you right to your destination and pick you up when you’re finished at your destination. Our buses are extremely comfortable. Does it get any better than that?” Janet