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July 2018

RaueNOW 2018-19 MEMBERS ONLY Film Series

July 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 19, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on October 14, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 2, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on January 20, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on March 17, 2019 at 4:00am

One event on April 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on May 26, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on June 16, 2019 at 4:00pm

RaueNOW Members Only Film Screening
Select Sundays @ 4p
FREE Admission | FREE Popcorn!
For RaueNOW Members only!

Raue Center is always looking to engage our audience and add to the great benefits of our RaueNOW Membership program. Become a RaueNOW Member and get 30% Off tickets and great benefits!

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September 2018

Ready, Set, Act! Acting for Young Performers

September 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - October 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

SAGE STUDIO
Ready, Set, Act! Acting for Young Performers
September 18 - October 25, 2018 | 4:30PM - 5:30PM | Tuesday/Wednesdays/Thursdays*

An introduction to the craft of acting using theatre games and creative play techniques to help bring students out of their shells and into the bright lights of the stage and teach them the basics of theatre.

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October 2018

Lucy’s Comedy

October 26, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

LUCY'S COMEDY
Select Friday nights @ 8:30p
Tickets: $20 ($25 at the Door)*

Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy’s Comedy Café is one of Raue Center’s longest running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming.

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HALLOWEEN COSTUME GALA

October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

HALLOWEEN COSTUME GALA
October 27
6p-11p
Adult Tickets: $35
Kid Tickets: $15

Come one, Come all to this Family-Friendly event featuring Dead Man's Carnival!  

Raue Center invites you to join us for a Spooktacular evening of Music, Festivities, Food and MORE! The evening will feature delicious food from 1776, activities for the WHOLE FAMILY, and entertainment by Milwaukee’s own, Deadman’s Carnival.

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Adult Auditions: “A Christmas Carol” with Sage on Stage

October 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

AUDITIONS!
A Christmas Carol with Sage On Stage
October 30 from 6:30-8:30p

Looking for adult actors for our upcoming production of "A Christmas Carol: a holiday pantomime." Sage Studio is proud to collaborate with Raue Center and Williams Street Rep on our brand-new production program, Sage on Stage! Students will spend two weeks honing their musical theatre skills and learning all about the “behind the scenes” of what goes into a mainstage Raue Center show–while working right alongside our cast of professional Chicagoland actors.

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November 2018

Nothin’ Up My Sleeve

November 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

NOTHIN' UP MY SLEEVE
NOV 2 @ 7:00p
Tickets start at $17*

Get ready for a magical show filled with fun for the whole family! Children and adults alike will be mystified, dazzled and bamboozled by tricks, illusions and more as “Nothin’ Up My Sleeve” celebrates 16 years of family magic fun!

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Deacon Blues

November 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

DEACON BLUES
Nov 3 @ 8p
Tickets start @ $25*

The premier Steely Dan tribute is DEACON BLUES! Based in Chicago, these 11 players honor the music of Don & Walt by crafting an amazing replication!

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Amy Grant

November 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

AMY GRANT-SOLD OUT!!!!!
NOV 10 @ 8p
Tickets start at $65
*
On sale to RaueNOW Members Now!
Available to public starting April 26th.

Grammy Award-Winning crossover favorite returns to Raue Center!

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Lucy’s Comedy

November 16, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

LUCY'S COMEDY
Select Friday nights @ 8:30p
Tickets: $20 ($25 at the Door)*

Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy’s Comedy Café is one of Raue Center’s longest running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming.

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John Waite

November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

JOHN WAITE
NOV 17 @ 8p
Tickets start @ $39*

John Waite’s catalogue of hits features some of the most loved songs of the 80s and 90s – the #1 Worldwide hit ‘Missing You’, The Baby’s ‘Isn't It Time’ and Bad English's ‘When I See You Smile’ rank amongst some of his biggest international hits and are still heard on radio today.

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Tapestry Unraveled: A Tribute to Carole King

November 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TAPESTRY UNRAVELED: A Tribute to Carole King
NOV 25 @ 3p
Tickets start at $25*

Tina Naponelli captures the true essence of Carole King and brings a unique and unforgettable tribute experience. Her powerful voice and soulful dedication pay homage to the iconic Queen of Pop. Together, with her bold 5-piece band, they create impressive renditions of “Feel the Earth Move”, ”Chains”, and “You’ve Got a Friend”, from Carole King’s “Tapestry” album, as well as other favorites.

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Puddles Pity Party

November 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

PUDDLES PITY PARTY
NOV 30 @ 8p
Tickets start at $29*

The ‘Sad Clown with the Golden Voice’ is here with his heartfelt anthems and a suitcase full of Kleenex! This Pity Party is not all sadness and longing. The show is peppered with a brilliant sense of the absurd, mixing lots of humor with awkward, tender moments that are fun for the Whole Family!.

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December 2018

WSRep Winter 2018 General Auditions

December 2, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2018 at 2:30pm

One event on December 5, 2018 at 2:30pm

WSREP WINTER 2018 GENERAL AUDITIONS
DEC 2 | DEC 3 | DEC 5

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Ben Hale’s Hi-Fi Holiday

December 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BEN HALE'S HI-FI HOLIDAY
DEC 7 @ 8p
Tickets start @ $25*

Million Dollar Quartet Alum, Ben Hale brings an unforgettable evening of Classic Holiday Americana to Raue Center! A unique blend of traditional and modern music that will have you tapping your toes and singing along. This is THE event to kick your Holiday spirit into high gear!

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McHenry County Youth Orchestra presents “Cool Yule”

December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

MYCO presents "COOL YULE"
DEC 8 @ 7P
Tickets start @ $10*

Join MCYO for the holidays at the annual "Cool Yule" concert. MCYO returns to the Raue for an evening of magical holiday classics and sing-a-long!

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Sing-Along Messiah

December 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

SING-ALONG MESSIAH
presented by Voices in Harmony
Tickets: $20
Students/Seniors: $15

Community and chorus join their voices in harmony with Handel’s great masterwork.  It is presented with a 25-piece orchestra, excellent soloists and projections of beautiful calligraphy by Timothy Botts.  

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The Nutcracker

December 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

NUTCRACKER BALLET
presented by Berkshire Ballet Theatre
Dec 15 @ 1p & 5p
Dec 16 @ 1p
Tickets start @ $28*

Laugh, dance and cheer Clara on in her wondrous adventure with the Berkshire Ballet Theatre and students from Summers Academy of Dance.  

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Raue Center Cafe

December 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Raue Center Cafe

December 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Raue Center Cafe

December 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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A Christmas Carol: an interactive holiday pantomime

December 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 29, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 30, 2018 at 2:00pm

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: an interactive holiday pantomime
presented by SAGE ON STAGE
DEC 28- 30

Start a new tradition this December! This holiday season, Raue Center For The Arts and Sage Studio present a very special production of “A Christmas Carol: Panto Edition.” Join Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and Tiny Tim in this interactive, fun, family-friendly, participatory show! Experience the classic and heartwarming story in a way you never have before!

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Leaders of the Pack

December 31, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on December 31, 2018 at 7:00pm

LEADERS OF THE PACK
Starring The LOVETTES with guest Lance Lipinsky!
DEC 31 @ 2p & 7p
Tickets start @ $40*
Member Tickets start @ $28*

The world's most authentic salute to the women who changed pop music history. LEADERS OF THE PACK is the retrospective biographical concert celebrating the major female artists from the golden years of mid-century pop music from the 1940's, 50's and 60s.

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January 2019

Raue Center Cafe

January 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Raue Center Cafe

January 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Blooze Brothers

January 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BLOOZE BROTHERS
JAN 5 @ 8P
Tickets start @ $20*

The Midwest's #1 Blues Brothers Tribute!

For over a quarter of a century (yes, really), the Blooze Brothers have been one of Chicagoland’s most in-demand show bands.  They not only honor the music made by the original Blues Brothers in movies, TV, and recordings but the spirit in which they played!

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Raue Center Cafe

January 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues: Featuring Tracy Nelson

January 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

CORKY SIEGEL'S CHAMBER BLUES
Featuring Tracy Nelson
JAN 11 @ 8p
Tickets start at $25*

Jazz and Classical music mingle with Corky Siegel and Chamber Blues! “Gritty Chicago blues and rarefied classical chamber music might not seem like a match made in heaven — until you’ve heard Corky Siegel bring the two together … a crowning achievement," says the Chicago Tribune

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ICONS of VINYL: The Music of Eric Clapton & Tom Petty

January 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ICONS OF VINYL: The Music of Eric Clapton & Tom Petty feat. Journeyman and The Pettybreakers
JAN 12 @8P
Tickets: $35*

A night of hit after hit songs we all know and love. Join The Pettybreakers and Journeyman for the ultimate tribute to Tom Petty and Eric Clapton!

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Broadway Bound: Musical Theatre for Young Performers

January 15 @ 4:30 pm - February 21 @ 5:30 pm

BROADWAY BOUND Musical Theatre for Young Performers
Ages 7-14: Part of Sage Studio Junior
JAN 15-FEB 21

Sage Studio Junior, our series of classes for performers ages 7-14, offers a curricular approach to theatre education with the unique small-class studio approach that is Sage Studio’s signature—with all of our classes led by working industry professionals.  

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Raue Center Cafe

January 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Dueling Pianos

January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on March 14, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 14, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

DUELING PIANOS
featuring Felix and Fingers

Tickets start at $10 ($15 at door)*

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos is a high energy, all request sing-along show for all ages. This interactive act brings together music and comedy for a night you’ll be laughing about for weeks!

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WSRep Comedy Night

January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WSRep COMEDY NIGHT
Sketch & Improv Comedy
Select Thursdays @ 8p
Tickets $10 at the door

Sketch comedy is Written, Scripted, and Rehearsed, honed through work and time. Improv comedy is Wild, Spontaneous, and Real, on the spot and on the line. And we rhyme, too!

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Lucy’s Comedy

January 18 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

LUCY'S COMEDY
Select Friday nights @ 8:30p
Tickets: $20 ($25 at the Door)*

Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy’s Comedy Café is one of Raue Center’s longest running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming.

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BiG SUiT: A Tribute to Talking Heads

January 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BiG SUiT: A Tribute to Talking Heads
JAN 19 @ 8p
Tickets start @ $28*

If you have come to experience Talking Heads . . . This Must Be The Place. BiG SUiT is a collective of nine musicians drawn to the cerebral adventures, infectious rhythms, and pioneering music known to the world as Talking Heads. This funk–rock ensemble of stellar musicians offers up a truly inspirational, “Once In A Lifetime” connection.

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Raue Center Café

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Raue Center Cafe

January 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY

January 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY
JAN 24 @ 8p
Tickets start @ $45*

Get your swing on with BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY, performing a vibrant fusion of the classic American sounds of jazz, swing, and Dixieland, with the energy and spirit of contemporary culture.

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The Piano Man’s Piano Man: A tribute to the Music of Billy Joel

January 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THE PIANO MAN'S PIANO MAN: A tribute to the Music of Billy Joel
featuring Jeff Jacobs
Tickets start @ $15*

A former member of the Billy Joel Band, Jeff has appeared on Both of Billy Joel's most recent number one Hits, "We Didn't Start The Fire" and "River Of Dreams". 

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Raue Center Café

January 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WINTER WEATHER

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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February 2019

Lucy’s Comedy

February 1 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

LUCY'S COMEDY
Select Friday nights @ 8:30p
Tickets: $20 ($25 at the Door)*

Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy’s Comedy Café is one of Raue Center’s longest running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming.

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TAPESTRY UNRAVELED: A Tribute to Carole King

February 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

TAPESTRY UNRAVELED:
A Tribute to Carole King
FEB 2 @ 8p
Tickets start at $25*

Tina Naponelli captures the true essence of Carole King and brings a unique and unforgettable tribute experience. Her powerful voice and soulful dedication pay homage to the iconic Queen of Pop. Together, with her bold 5-piece band, they create impressive renditions of “Feel the Earth Move”, ”Chains”, and “You’ve Got a Friend”, from Carole King’s “Tapestry” album, as well as other favorites.

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WSRep Youth Auditions

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

WSRep YOUTH AUDITIONS
FEB 3 | 6 TO 9P

Williams Street Repertory is excited to announce general youth auditions for 3 upcoming shows in our 2018-19 and 2019-20 Seasons including EMMA! A POP MUSICAL, ALL SHOOK UP, and DISNEY'S FREAKY FRIDAY! To be seen, you must sign up for an audition slot.

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Raue Center Café

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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One Man Dark Knight

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

ONE-MAN BATMAN
FEB 8 @ 8p
Tickets start at $25*

Two-faced super-nerd, Charles Ross, lovingly tears Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece a new one in his new “One Man Dark Knight: A Batman Parody.” No costumes, no sets, no Batmobiles, Ross takes you on a one-hour comedic joyride, from Batman’s origins to his epic battles against Gotham’s super-villains. Hold onto your utility belt!

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One Man Star Wars

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

ONE-MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY
FEB 9 @ 3p
Tickets start at $25*

Uber-nerd Charles Ross retells the classic bad hair trilogy in 60 minutes – no costumes, no props, no sets- all the characters, the music, the ships, and the battles. The Force is strong with this one.

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One Man Lord of the Rings

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

ONE-MAN LORD OF THE RINGS
FEB 9 @ 8p
Tickets start at $25*

Charles Ross recreates the enchanting world of Middle-earth with nothing more than elbow pads and his outrageous imagination. Journey through the trilogy: “The Fellowship of the Ring,” “The Two Towers,” and “Return of the King” in 3,600 seconds of unbelievable kinetic entertainment!

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Raue Center Café

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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The Lotus Kings: All-Star Tribute to Santana

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THE LOTUS KINGS: All-Star Tribute to Santana
featuring Steve Kikoen, Cecy Santana, and Paul Wertico
FEB 15 @ 8P
Tickets start @ $28*

The All-Star Tribute To Santana featuring Steve Kikoen, Cecy Santana, and Grammy Award-Winning drummer Paul Wertico bring together seven Chicago-area stellar musicians that produce an astonishing replication of the musical wonder that is SANTANA.

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Judy Collins

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

JUDY COLLINS
FEB 16 @ 7P
Tickets start at $39*

The award-winning singer-songwriter is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions.

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RaueNOW 2018-19 MEMBERS ONLY Film Series

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 19, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on October 14, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on December 2, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on January 20, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on March 17, 2019 at 4:00am

One event on April 14, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on May 26, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on June 16, 2019 at 4:00pm

RaueNOW Members Only Film Screening
Select Sundays @ 4p
FREE Admission | FREE Popcorn!
For RaueNOW Members only!

Raue Center is always looking to engage our audience and add to the great benefits of our RaueNOW Membership program. Become a RaueNOW Member and get 30% Off tickets and great benefits!

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Cat in the Hat

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 19, 2019 at 12:15am

FEB 19 @ 10:00A & 12:15P
Raue Center's Mission Imagination presents
CAT IN THE HAT
produced by Theatre Works USA
**Please note the 10AM performance of this show is SOLD OUT!

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. This show is brought to you by Mission Imagination, a program of Raue Center for the Arts designed for fun, educational, professional, and interactive Field Trips.

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Raue Center Café

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Madeline and the Bad Hat

February 21 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2019 at 12:15pm

FEB 21 @ 10:00A & 12:15P
Raue Center's Mission Imagination presents
MADELINE AND THE BAD HAT
produced by ArtsPower

ArtsPower’s colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything. This show is brought to you by Mission Imagination, a program of Raue Center for the Arts designed for fun, educational, professional, and interactive Field Trips.

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WSRep Comedy Night

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WSRep COMEDY NIGHT
Sketch & Improv Comedy
Select Thursdays @ 8p
Tickets $10 at the door

Sketch comedy is Written, Scripted, and Rehearsed, honed through work and time. Improv comedy is Wild, Spontaneous, and Real, on the spot and on the line. And we rhyme, too!

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Evening of Percussion

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

EVENING OF PERCUSSION
FEB 23 @ 7P
Tickets start @ $10*

A Crystal Lake FAVORITE!

Returning for their 10th performance, this community fundraiser is always a sellout! The Crystal Lake Strikers All-Star Drumline leads multiple groups of outstanding musicians from all over the region to present a high-energy night of percussion.

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Crystal Lake Central High School Music Showcase

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - February 27 @ 9:30 pm

Crystal Lake Central High School Music Showcase
February 26 @ 7P
February 27 @ 7P
Tickets $13*
2 Show Package: $20* (Purchase tickets for both shows)

For over 10 years Raue Center has partnered with Crystal Lake Central High School, providing them a space for their annual Music Showcase. Please join us for a concert showcasing the bands and choirs from Crystal Lake Central High School.

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Raue Center Café

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Junie B. Jones

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 12:15pm

FEB 28 @ 10:00A & 12:15P
Raue Center's Mission Imagination presents
JUNIE B. JONES
produced by Theatre Works USA

Everyone's favorite first grader, Junie B. Jones! Gets the bestest musical ever!  This show is brought to you by Mission Imagination, a program of Raue Center for the Arts designed for fun, educational, professional, and interactive Field Trips.

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Raue Center Café

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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March 2019

Irish House Party

March 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

IRISH HOUSE PARTY
MARCH 1 @ 8P
Tickets start @ $20

Don’t miss the best party in town! A spirited celebration of Irish music and dance.

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Pink Droyd

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

PINK DROYD
MARCH 2 @ 8P
Tickets start @ $37

This live cast brings the music to life at a time when the appreciation of Pink Floyd has never been greater.

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Raue Center Café

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Raue Center Café

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Shining Star: A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire

March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SHINING STAR
A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire
MAR 9 @ 8P
Tickets start @ $28*

Ten highly talented vocalists and musicians harmoniously join forces to present A TRIBUTE TO EARTH, WIND, AND FIRE.

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Raue Center Café

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Dueling Pianos

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on March 14, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 14, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

DUELING PIANOS
featuring Felix and Fingers

Tickets start at $10 ($15 at door)*

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos is a high energy, all request sing-along show for all ages. This interactive act brings together music and comedy for a night you’ll be laughing about for weeks!

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Lucy’s Comedy

March 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

LUCY'S COMEDY
Select Friday nights @ 8:30p
Tickets: $20 ($25 at the Door)*

Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy’s Comedy Café is one of Raue Center’s longest running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming.

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The Soul Commitments

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THE SOUL COMMITMENTS
MARCH 16 @ 8P
Tickets start @ $20*

All The Heart, All The Soul, All The Music

The Soul Commitments perform the music from Alan Parker’s 1991 film ‘The Commitments’, music drawn from the hit factories of the 60’s and early 70’s in places like Muscle Shoals, Memphis & Motown. Undeniably, some of the greatest music of all time.

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RaueNOW 2018-19 MEMBERS ONLY Film Series

March 17 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 19, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on October 14, 2018 at 4:00am

One event on December 2, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on January 20, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on March 17, 2019 at 4:00am

One event on April 14, 2019 at 4:00am

One event on May 26, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on June 16, 2019 at 4:00pm

RaueNOW Members Only Film Screening
Select Sundays @ 4p
FREE Admission | FREE Popcorn!
For RaueNOW Members only!

Raue Center is always looking to engage our audience and add to the great benefits of our RaueNOW Membership program. Become a RaueNOW Member and get 30% Off tickets and great benefits!

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Raue Center Café

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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WSRep Comedy Night

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WSRep COMEDY NIGHT
Sketch & Improv Comedy
Select Thursdays @ 8p
Tickets $10 at the door

Sketch comedy is Written, Scripted, and Rehearsed, honed through work and time. Improv comedy is Wild, Spontaneous, and Real, on the spot and on the line. And we rhyme, too!

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Raue Center Café

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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April 2019

Raue Center Café

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Wed & Thurs | 5 to 7p
FREE ADMISSION

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

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Emma! a pop musical

April 5 @ 8:00 pm - April 7 @ 3:00 pm

EMMA! a pop musical
created by Eric Price
directed by Robin M. Hughes
MARCH 29 - APRIL 19

Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, this sparkling new musical features the hit songs of legendary girl groups and iconic female singers from The Supremes to Katy Perry.

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Little Things

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

LITTLE THINGS
a short film created by Adrian and Andrew Nuño
April 6 @ 2p
Free Screening - Donations Encouraged
*A percentage of the donations will go back to the filmmakers as well as NAMI - McHenry County.

Teddy (Lauryn Lugo) wanders about her hometown one night in search of meaning for her life. Despite meeting with her therapist (Jay Geller), Teddy feels crushed by the weight of everyday struggles. She encounters several characters who teach her to find the silver linings in the "little things".

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Poetry Night

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

POETRY NIGHT
part of Raue Center Café programming
Free Admission

a late night excursion into the written word and an opportunity for anyone in the room to become a beatnik emboldened to sing songs or pen poems that delight and excite! Coffee, wine, and beer are available for purchase at Raue Center’s Café bar.

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Raue Center Café

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Weds & Thurs | 5 to 7p
Free Admission

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

Find out more »

Emma! a pop musical

April 12 @ 8:00 pm - April 14 @ 3:00 pm

EMMA! a pop musical
created by Eric Price
directed by Robin M. Hughes
MARCH 29 - APRIL 19

Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, this sparkling new musical features the hit songs of legendary girl groups and iconic female singers from The Supremes to Katy Perry.

BUY NOW!

Find out more »

RaueNOW 2018-19 MEMBERS ONLY Film Series

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 19, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on October 14, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 2, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on January 20, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on March 17, 2019 at 4:00am

One event on April 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on May 26, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on June 16, 2019 at 4:00pm

RaueNOW Members Only Film Screening
Select Sundays @ 4p
FREE Admission | FREE Popcorn!
For RaueNOW Members only!

Raue Center is always looking to engage our audience and add to the great benefits of our RaueNOW Membership program. Become a RaueNOW Member and get 30% Off tickets and great benefits!

Find out more »

Magic School Bus

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 17, 2019 at 12:15pm

APRIL 17 @
10:00A | SOLD OUT!
12:15P
Raue Center's Mission Imagination presents
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS
produced by Theatre Works USA

Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic. This show is brought to you by Mission Imagination, a program of Raue Center for the Arts designed for fun, educational, professional, and interactive Field Trips.

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Raue Center Café

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Raue Center Cafe
Wed & Thurs | 5 to 7p
FREE ADMISSION

Dedicated to realizing its mission of Arts for All, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Artists are welcome to hone their skills in a warm, cozy atmosphere while patrons are free to indulge in a selection of beverages from our cafe bar.

Find out more »

WSRep Comedy Night

April 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WSRep COMEDY NIGHT
Sketch & Improv Comedy
Select Thursdays @ 8p
Tickets $10 at the door

Sketch comedy is Written, Scripted, and Rehearsed, honed through work and time. Improv comedy is Wild, Spontaneous, and Real, on the spot and on the line. And we rhyme, too!

Find out more »

Emma! a pop musical

April 19 @ 8:00 pm

EMMA! a pop musical
created by Eric Price
directed by Robin M. Hughes
MARCH 29 - APRIL 19

Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, this sparkling new musical features the hit songs of legendary girl groups and iconic female singers from The Supremes to Katy Perry.

BUY NOW!

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