Latest Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Stories

2008-08-28 21:00:25

By Dan Craft It's not only the fall concert season that's heating up (see today's cover story on D1) - the curtains are parting on the autumn theater and dance front, too. Following is a look at what's being staged between now and year's end at area theater and performing arts venues. National tours- Sept. 19: Continuous City, 7:30 p.m.; progressive theater troupe The Builders Association returns with its latest fusion of theater and technology; U of I Krannert Center.- Sept. 26:...

2008-07-10 21:00:20

By Dan Craft With midsummer barely upon us, it may seem like jumping the gun to broach the subject of fall and winter happenings on the arts and entertainment front. But for those who like to plan ahead with certainty, there's plenty to talk about as three of the area's performing arts lineups are unveiled. Currently on sale, or about to go on sale, are the series at the University of Illinois' Krannert Center in Urbana, the U of I at Springfield's Sangamon Auditorium and Millikin...

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