Our 600-seat Dorothy Menker Theater is equipped with a mechanically controlled orchestra pit that can be raised and lowered to fit performance needs. Balcony and main floor seating are augmented by four exclusive box seat areas. The theater also features a massive fly tower for elaborate scene changes, and both first- and second-floor lobbies.

Our popular Sunday Salon Series continues for a seventh season of cabaret-style performances in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater. Seven tables ring the stage, and additional theater seating provides an intimate setting to enjoy some of Chicago’s most talented and versatile performers.

For questions regarding our Professional Series, contact BoxOffice@morainevalley.edu or call (708) 974-5500.

2022-23 Professional Series

 

Ticket Prices
$35 general public; $31.50 members; $28 for veterans and active military; free admission for children and students with I.D. (a ticket is required to reserve a seat)

Jim Witter“The Piano Men” featuring Jim Witter

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
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Jim Witter returns for his 10th visit – this time returning to the show where it all began! The Piano Men is a musical celebration of the 1970s – year by year, hit by hit – from the songbooks of Billy Joel and Elton John. Award-winning Canadian recording artist Jim Witter and his incredible band lead an expertly crafted tour of an entire decade that begins with “Your Song” and winds us along on a musical time machine, saluting two of the century’s most popular contemporary songwriters.

Ben Vereen“Steppin’ Out” with Ben Vereen

Saturday, Mar. 11, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.
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Ben Vereen's show is a unique blend of artistry, combining a tribute to Broadway, Frank Sinatra and a very special tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. "Steppin' Out" with Ben Vereen is a contemporary and timeless journey through the Broadway songbook. Ben promises an evening of song and dance, filled with entertainment and laughter, stories and inspiration!

Pirate KingNew York Gilbert and Sullivan Players present “The Pirates of Penzance”

Saturday, March 25, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.
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Everyone has pretended to be a pirate at some point. Set sail with this classic comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history. Thrill to the lush sounds of legitimate voices and a full orchestra in an evening filled with energetic action, lively choreography and broad comedy.

Switchback

April 6, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.
Note: this event changed from Saturday, April 8.
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Switchback is the award-winning duo of Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack. Switchback draws on traditional Celtic music and original Americana songs that reflect their Irish heritage and Midwestern roots. Their music is a mix of mandolin, guitar, and bass, their harmonies have won them comparisons to famous duos, such as the Louvin Brothers, Everly Brothers, and Simon & Garfunkel.

Black Bolts

Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.
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Black Bolts is a grooving, Garage Rock/Soul group hailing from Chicago. They draw their influences from 60's rock bands such as The Animals and from soul artists like Wilson Pickett. With the diverse combination of these two distinct genres, Black Bolts create a sound that is both new and familiar, but always original. They mix together covers and originals to put on a rock n roll/soul revue show that's one of a kind.

Salon Series

 

Ticket Prices

Table Seating $30 General public/ $27 Members/ $25 military/ free for students (with ID).
Theater Seating $25 General public/ $22.50 Members/ $20 military/ free for students (with ID). To purchase military or student tickets, please contact the box office.