Music from the 60s, spectacular acrobatics, comedy, Christmas performances, multimedia Middle Eastern productions, and much more are part of the lineup for the 24th season at Moraine Valley Community College’s Fine and Performing Arts Center.

Patrons can purchase membership and subscription packages or individual tickets. Ticket sales for “Buy a Seat” donors begin Monday, July 31. Current subscribers/members can renew beginning Monday, Aug. 7. New subscription/memberships and individual tickets for the general public will go on sale Monday, Aug. 14. Details can be found at and in the season brochure.

The Mainstage Series features world-class artists on the Dorothy Menker Theater stage. Tickets range from $25 to $35 for adults and $15 to $25 for seniors and students. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Glen Burtnik’s Summer of Love Concert: Sept. 23
Flip FabriQue— Gravity-Defying Fun and Friendship: Oct. 7
Niyaz presents “The Fourth Light Project”: Oct. 21
Sirens of the 60s: Nov. 18
Mother Superior’s Ho-Ho-Holy Night:Dec. 10, 3 p.m.
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy present
A Celtic Family Christmas: Dec. 15
The Second City: Look Both Ways Before Talking: Jan. 27
The Hot Sardines: March 11, 3 p.m.
Hip Hop Spectacular featuring Omar Offendum: March 24
Borders of the Mind: Psychic Show for the Whole Family: April 7
Peter Gros, Original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom: April 14, 3 and 7:30 p.m.
Visceral Dance Chicago: May 12

The Sunday Salon Series returns for a fifth season of cabaret-style performances in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater, where tables ring the stage and additional seating on the risers offer an intimate setting. Table seating is $25 for the general public and $20 for seniors and students. Riser seating is $20 for the general public and $15 for seniors and students. Performances are at 2 and 5:30 p.m.

Ella Loves Gershwin:   Sept. 17
Broadway Songbook of 1967: Oct. 15
The Highs and Lows of Musical Duos: March 25
Irving Berlin: The American Dream: May 20

The Academic Theater Department will stage four productions. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, unless otherwise noted. Show times are 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, and 3 p.m., Sunday.

“Hair”—The American Tribal Rock Musical: Nov. 3-12

Dorothy Menker Theater

  • “Hand to God”: Feb. 23-March 4
  • John and Angeline Oremus Theater
  • “Rabbit Hole”:   April 27-May 6
  • John and Angeline Oremus Theater
  • “The Winter’s Tale”: July 19-22
  • Outdoors at the Gateway. Admission is free.

The Academic Music Series is composed of several musical ensembles. Tickets for the Moraine Chorale and Chamber Singers are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. Admission is free for all other groups’ concerts. Concerts start at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Moraine Chorale and Chamber Singers

  • The Great American Songbook: Sept. 30
  • Merry Christmas Music:  Dec. 2
  • An Irish Evening of Music and Song
  • Featuring Irish vocalist, Catherine O’Connell:  March 3
  • Broadway/Pop/Motion Picture Spectacular!: May 5
  • Summer 2018 Patriotic Concert: July 28

Moraine Valley Concert Band

  • Holiday Music and More: Dec. 3 (3 p.m.)
  • Celebrating Masterworks for Band: March 4 (3 p.m.)
  • By Request: An Afternoon of Audience Favorites: May 6

Jazz Ensemble

  • Holiday Concert: Dec. 1
  • Mona Swings! Mona Sings!: March 9
  • Spring Concert: May 4
  • Swingin’ Summer Jazz: July 27

Percussion Ensemble

  • Holiday Extravaganza: Dec. 7
  • Spring Concert Spectacular: May 10
  • Summer 2017 Concert: July 31

Flute Choir

  • Fall Concert: Oct. 13 (7 p.m.)
  • Spring Concert: April 6 (7 p.m.)

Symphony Orchestra

  • Fall Concert: Nov. 29
  • Spring Concert: April 25

To be placed on the mailing list for a season brochure or for more information on these performances, call the Box Office at (708) 974-5500 or email Tickets can be purchased online (additional fees will be incurred), in person, by mail, or over the phone.

Box Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and one hour prior to all performances. Summer and holiday hours may vary. Additional information, updates, and new performances can be found at