The Swordsmen — Dirk Perfect (Douglas Mumaw), left, and Guido Crescendo (David B. Woolley) — return to Fox Valley Repertory in St. Charles Saturday.
See a screening of the 2011 animated family film "The Adventures of Tintin" on Saturday, Jan. 5, at Cutting Hall in Palatine.
Wheeling native Deborah Voigt stars as Cassandra in Berlioz's epic opera "Les Troyens," which will be screened live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York to movie theaters around the world on Saturday, Jan. 5.
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera
American English headlines the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake on Saturday, Jan. 5.
The Chicago company Baby Wants Candy will stage a fully improvised musical for a special performance at Cutting Hall in Palatine.
See more than 2 million colorful lights at the annual "ZooLights" celebration at Lincoln Park Zoo.
Courtesy of Lincoln Park Zoo
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Those jesting swashbucklers Dirk Perfect and Guido Crescendo — collectively known as The Swordsmen — return to Fox Valley Repertory in St. Charles Saturday for an evening of humor and swordplay. The Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Second City present “The Second City Guide to the Opera” Saturday with celebrity co-hosts Renée Fleming and Patrick Stewart. Carlos Mencia perform his “C 4 Urself Tour” at the UP Comedy Club in Chicago tonight.