Moraine Valley Community College continues its 50th anniversary celebration with great entertainment from the 1960s at the Fine and Performing Arts Center (FPAC), 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills.
The “Broadway Songbook of 1967” will be performed on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 5:30 p.m., in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater. Vocalist Tommy Hensel and pianist Carolyn Brady-Riley will be joined by a cast of talented young musical theater artists performing highlights from “Cabaret,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Sweet Charity,” “Funny Girl,” “Hello, Dolly!,” “Mame,” “Man of LaMancha,” and more.
This show is part of the popular Sunday Salon Series, which is in its fifth year of cabaret-style performances showcasing some of Chicago’s most talented and versatile performers. Table seating tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and students; theater seating tickets are $20; $15 for seniors and students.
Academic Theater also will pay tribute to the 1960s with performances of “Hair—the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” from Nov. 3 to 12. Directed by Dr. Craig Rosen, theater professor at Moraine Valley, the show takes the audience back to New York in 1967 where a group of hippies explores sex, love and rock ‘n roll while fighting for civil rights and the end of the war in Viet Nam. Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday at 3 p.m., in the Dorothy Menker Theater. Tickets are $15; $12 for seniors and students.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit morainevalley.edu/fpac or call the Box Office at (708) 974-5500.