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Wicked is Flying Back to Chicago!
WICKED
The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz

Wicked, Chicago’s most popular musical, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin-smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked!” friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked!” Here are our dates ……..

Sunday, December 31 (New Years Eve) – We depart at 11:30 am and arrive at the Oriental Theater for the 2:00 pm performance of Wicked. We will enjoy front loge seating for an exciting and different view for us! Dinner will follow at the eclectic Vivere in the Italian Village Restaurant. You will order from a customized menu with several wonderful selections. We plan on being back to Rockford about 9:30 pm. Cost is $210 per person your ticket and transportation. Dinner is a separate $ depending on your entre choice.

Wednesday, January 10 & 17, 2018 – Cost is $235 per person; includes premium seating and transportation. We depart the west end of the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:30 am; time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop for lunch before the 2:00 pm performance. Arrive back in Rockford about 7:30 pm.

 

Hamilton
Continues it’s U.S. tour in Chicago at The CIBC Theatre…

Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nations’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway music. Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now. With book music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, directed by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s biography. A thoroughly inventive, wildly entertaining musical about the birth of our nation!

We are sold out on all of our dates through December 2017 but were able to secure more tickets for the following dates in 2018: Wednesday, March 14 & 28 and April 11 & 25, 2018

We depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:30 am – time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 1:30 pm performance – arrive back in Rockford about 7:00 pm. Please contact us to reserve your seats at 815.398.1454 or canterburytours@comcast.net.

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On Your Feet!
Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

This show follows the Estefans’ journey to superstardom, set to their chart-topping hits, “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” and more.

Pre-Broadway…
PRETTY WOMAN – THE MUSICAL
Oriental Theatre, Chicago
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A new musical based on one of the most beloved romantic comedy of all time, PRETTY WOMAN, will have its Pre-Broadway World Premiere stage production in Chicago! The music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, book by Garry Marshall and the film’s screenwriter J.F. Lawton, and is directed and choreographed by two-time Toy Award winner Jerry Mitchel.

Cost is $155 per person – includes main floor seating and transportation.

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Musical
Lyric Opera, Chicago
Thursday, May 17, 2017

One of the greatest stories ever told comes to life in the groundbreaking, iconic rock opera that reinvented musical theater for the modern age. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, this global blockbuster tells the story of the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, from the perspective of Judas Iscariot. As Christ’s followers grow more fervent, Judas must make his fateful choice between faith and betrayal. Filled with an exciting mix of musical styles that draw upon 1970 ‘s rock, gospel, folk, and funk themes, this contemporary imagining of the biblical tale features high-energy dance and powerful storytelling. A must see Broadway hit of the season! Cost is $155 per person with time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop for lunch before the 1:30 pm performance.

THE CHER SHOW
The Oriental Theatre in Chicago will
Host this Pre-Broadway World Premiere
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The CHER SHOW is based on the life of Cherily LaPiere Bono Allman or as her friends call her Cher! The kid on a tricycle, vowing to be famous. The teenage phenom who crashed by twenty. The glam TV star who quits at the top. The would-be actress with an Oscar. The rock goddess with a hundred million records sold. The legend who’s done it all, still scared to walk on stage. The wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend. The woman looking for love. The ultimate survivor, chasing her dream. They’re all the star of The CHER SHOW. Recognized for her influential contributions to music, film, television, fashion and popular culture… it all comes alive on stage in this new musical! Cost is $150 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation.

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Waitress
Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
Wed. July 18, 2018

Inspired by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson and direction by

Tony Award winner Diane Paulus. It tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town’s new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness… Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life!

Cost is $155 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation with time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop for lunch before the 2:00 pm performance. Give us a call or email for details and reservations – 815.398.1454 – canterburytours@comcast.net.

 

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