Thursday, May 11, 6:30 PM Relativity Northlight Theatre At North Shore Center For The Performing Arts 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL, 60077 | directions Theatre Thursday attendees will enjoy a Meet & Greet reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. with Relativity playwright Mark St. Germain and director BJ Jones with wine provided courtesy of Northlight. Following the 7:30 p.m. performance stay for a post-show discussion. ABOUT THE SHOW: In 1902 Albert and Mileva Einstein had a baby daughter. After 1904 she was never seen or spoken of again. Forty years later, a reporter interviews Einstein about this mysterious piece of his past, revealing shocking secrets about his family and his personal life. While the reporter questions Einstein on his theory of relativity and his decisions, she also poses a query of her own: to be a great man, does one first need to be a good man? Click here for more information!
Thursday, May 25th – 8pm Includes a 100 gift card to Rosebud Prime. Controversial British comic Ricky Gervais is headed back this way - for his first global tour in seven years, since his Out of England I & II Tour in 2010. With Gervais promising "Humanity is my angriest, most honest and I think my best tour yet", be prepared for his irascible and caustic sense of humor, that has got considerably darker in the last 12 months following various political upheavals! 2016 marked a huge year for Gervais, with his cinematic release David Brent: Life On The Road and Netflix project Special Correspondents. He also garnered the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy, and hosted the Golden Globes, memorably taking aim at Mel Gibson's 2006 arrest, and raising his ire! Well it's not Ricky if he's not upsetting somebody! Promised as his most organic and confessional stand-up tour yet, Gervais will be headed to Canada for the very first time in July, where he hopes that his deadpan humor will be welcomed as much as it is in the States! The creator of inept manager David Brent, The Office is considered to be the most successful British sitcom of all time, spawning a memorable US remake starring Steve Carell. The Humanity tour kicks off this summer and hits the The Chicago Theatre in Chicago , IL , May 24 - 25, 2017 Click here for more information!
Tuesday May 2, 2017 The forbearers of thrash resemble a Lovecraftian brotherhood. They're the elder gods who set everything in motion for generations to imitate, while still ruling the roost from on high. TESTAMENT stand proudly among the same vanguard that boasted "The Big 4" and beyond. Click here for more information!
Monday, May 15, 2017 – 7:30pm Syncopate, bounce, and swing your way through more than a century of music that explores the connections between jazz and classical…from ragtime to Rhapsody in Blue and beyond! Just as this season began with virtuosic piano performances, we come full circle with a final flurry of incandescent playing courtesy of the Marcus Roberts Trio including their own spin on Rhapsody in Blue that is injected with improvisation, making it unique every time it is performed. Click here for more information!