The McAninch Arts Center, on the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn, reopens in February following a 14-month, $35 million renovation.
Grammy Award-winning bluesman Keb Mo kicks off the MAC'S 2014 performance series on Feb. 8. The official MAC grand opening takes place March 8 and features Jim Belushi and the Chicago Board of Comedy in a benefit performance, with proceeds supporting the COD Foundation and the MAC fund.
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Headliners include satirist David Sedaris (March 16), Celtic ensemble Cherish The Ladies (March 28) and Pilobolus Dance Theatre (April 17), among others.
In addition to an 800-seat performance hall, the renovated complex includes a 195-seat Playhouse Theatre, black box studio theater, the Cleve Carney Art Gallery, an outdoor stage and classrooms.
MAC interim executive director Diana Martinez said in a prepared statement that the MAC "promises to be the destination to experience the visual and performing arts in the western suburbs."