"Remember When Rock Was Young," a tribute that celebrates decades of chart-topping Elton John songs, comes to the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13.
Almost Elton John and the Rocket Band starring Craig A Meyer is a spectacular tribute that celebrates the character, costumes and charisma of the famed pianist and singer and totally entertains audiences with Sir Elton John's chart topping hits, including: "Benny and the Jets," "Philadelphia Freedom," "Crocodile Rock," "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" and "Candle in the Wind." Multiple award winning actor/singer Craig A Meyer uses his remarkable resemblance and uncanny ability to sound like the legendary star in this fast-moving show.
Craig A Meyer has appeared in regional theatre, in films, TV shows and much more. On Broadway, Meyer created the role of Clinton Badger in MGM's classic "Meet Me In St. Louis" and toured nationally in "Cats" as Skimbleshanks, The Red Caboose in "Starlight Express" and Mike Nulty in "Irving Berlin's White Christmas." He has toured and recorded with legends Frankie Valli and Barry Manilow, who said that "Craig A Meyer is one of the most talented people I have ever worked with. He can do anything!" Meyer has also headlined for Princess Cruises around the world.
Meyer is considered the best Elton John tribute artist in the market with his strong vocals, striking resemblance and amazing piano talent. His fully produced show has captivated audiences throughout the United States and abroad. Learn more at www.almosteltonjohn.com.
Tickets: $43/39/33; Senior/Staff/Alumni $42/38/32; CLC Student/Teen $16; Children $13. Prices include a $1 JLC facility fee. The Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To request a James Lumber Center subscription brochure or the 2013-14 CLC cultural arts calendar, which includes professional series as well as college-sponsored events such as music concerts, theatre and dance productions, films, art exhibits, literary events and much more, call (847) 543-2300 or join the mailing list at www.clcillinois.edu/tickets. Groups of six or more people are eligible for discounted ticket prices. Call group sales at (847) 543-2431 or email JLCgroupsales@clcillinois.edu for more information.