Guest Artist Series at ICC announced

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Season tickets are now available for the family-friendly line-up 2012-2013 Guest Artists Series at Illinois Central College.

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in the ICC Performing Arts Center on the East Peoria Campus.

The series opens Aug. 18.

The full lineup and ticket pricing for the individual shows in the series includes:

• Aug. 18 - The Rhythm Rockets, a jazz/rhythm-and-blues band based in Chicago - $25 (students $15).

• Oct. 13 - Joel Ward - $25 (students $15) - Featuring a high-energy, original magic show combining classical magic with a contemporary touch, Ward has made several appearances on national television

• Dec. 21 - The Night Before Christmas Carol - $15 (students $10) - A show featuring the portrayal of Charles Dickens and 17 familiar characters, giving personal, social and historical context to the ghostly classic, A Christmas Carol.

• March 8 - Route 66 - $20 (students $10) - A female acapella quartet which performs a wide-ranging array of songs spanning several decades, from the Andrews Sisters to Stevie Wonder to Queen.

• May 18 - Jabali Acrobats - $25 (students $15) - Featuring a phenomenal combination of artistry and athleticism, the high energy performance of this African acrobatic troupe is a hit with all ages.

Season tickets for the 2012-13 Guest Artists Series are $90 each and include tickets to all five Guest Artists Series shows plus tickets to two 2012-13 ICC Theatre Program productions.

Individual tickets for the Rhythm Rockets show go on sale Aug. 3. Individual tickets for all other performances will be offered approximately 30 days prior to the event.

For more information, call the ICC Performing Arts Center Box Office at 694-5136 or visit