Dreamgirls

August 31, 2022-October 16, 2022

Risking it all for the American Dream.

Nominated for 13 Tony Awards, Including Best Musical

It’s the 1960s where the sound of Motown is on the rise. Meet the Dreamettes, Effie, Deena and Lorrell, three women trying to break their way onto the music scene. When car salesman Curtis Taylor Jr. signs the three singers to a record label, he sets in motion a series of events that will forever change their lives, for better and for worse. Join the Dreamgirls as they navigate the highs and lows of life, love and fame. And remember, all you gotta do is dream.

Suggested for ages 10+, includes some adult language and relationship content

Book and Lyrics by TOM EYEN
Music by HENRY KRIEGER
Original Broadway Production Directed
and Choreographed by MICHAEL BENNETT
Orchestrations by HAROLD WHEELER
Produced on Broadway by MICHAEL BENNETT,
ROBERT AVIAN, GEFFEN RECORDS and
THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION

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BULL: a love story

October 5–November 20, 2022

How to Purchase $35 tickets: Enter promo code DESTINOS to activate discount. Choose “Promo $35” when selecting your seats. Limit of 4 tickets per household. Offer valid only on performances between October 5 and October 16.

Bull dealt drugs, got caught, and served his time. For a decade, he’s thought about one thing: coming home. On the day Bull is released from prison, he returns to his old Chicago neighborhood, Lakeview, now unrecognizable. Hopeful and eager, he is ready to resume life with his family, only to discover how much has moved on without him. His dream now within grasp, what will it take to get home?

Suggested for ages 13+ for some adult language

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BULL: a love story Pre-Show Talk

Oct 6

This event is FREE Event! The Pre-Show Talk will be held in the Marquee Room at the Copley.

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Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Oct 7

PSA is hosting a Not So Scary Halloween Party for Downtown Aurora’s First Fridays. Stop by for fun for the whole family!

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Hocus Pocus

Oct 10

I put a spell on you. And now you’re mine!

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An Evening with Michael Wordly

Oct 15

Come spend “An Evening with Michael Wordly”! Most recently seen on the Paramount Stage as Lola in Kinky Boots, Michael will polish and shine your audition piece until it’s “the most beautiful thing in the world!”

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BULL: a love story Post-Show Talk

Oct 15

This event is FREE with a purchase of a ticket. The Post-Show Talk will be held in the Copley Theatre.

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The Shining

Oct 17

Stay with us. Forever.

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The Sound of Music

November 9, 2022-January 15, 2023

One of the most beloved musicals of all time and a holiday favorite, The Sound of Music has enchanted audiences for more than 50 years.

Nominated for 9 Tony Awards, and Winner of Best Musical

When carefree nun-in-training Maria is sent by her convent to be the governess of seven children, she finds herself unexpectedly questioning her choices in life and falling in love with the children’s stern father, all the while the events of World War II play out in the background. One of the most beloved musicals of all time and a holiday favorite, The Sound of Music has enchanted audiences for more than 50 years. Experience it for the first time or all over again at Paramount Theatre, where our lobby will be decked out in Christmas decorations, including a two-story Christmas tree.

Suggested for ages 5+, includes some discriminatory language, depiction of Nazi’s and images of swastikas

Music by RICHARD RODGERS
Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
Book by HOWARD LINDSAY and RUSSEL CROUSE

The Sound of Music is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization.

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ChristkindlMarket

November 18 - December 24

The Christkindlmarket Chicago is the most authentic traditional holiday market of its kind outside of Europe, offering a unique shopping experience, family-friendly events & intercultural activities.

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Chak De! India (Let’s Go! India)

Nov 21

What does it really mean to play for the Indian National team? To play for India?

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The Second City’s Holiday Revue

Nov 25 – Dec 23

Chicago’s notorious improv troupe is back to make you laugh through the holidays!

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Into the Woods

February 1, 2023-March 19, 2023

Spectacle and extravagance awaits you in Stephen Sondheim’s brilliant reimagining.

Nominated for 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Winner of Best Score

A red cape, a strand of yellow hair, a golden shoe and a white cow. It’s these four items that send a baker and his barren wife through the woods on a magical journey to reverse a spell cast by an evil witch. Throw in Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel and Cinderella and you have one of the most astounding and original fairytale retellings the stage has ever seen. If you’ve seen The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast or Cinderella on Paramount’s stage, then you know the spectacle and extravagance that awaits you in Stephen Sondheim’s brilliant reimagining.

Suggested for ages 12+, includes violence as well as loud noises

Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Book by JAMES LAPINE
Originally Directed on Broadway by JAMES LAPINE
Orchestrations by JONATHAN TUNICK
Original Broadway production by
HEIDI LANDESMAN, ROCCO LANDESMAN,
RICK STEINER, M. ANTHONY FISHER,
FREDERIC H. MAYERSON, JUJAMCYN THEATERS
Originally produced by
THE GLOBE THEATER, SAN DIEGO, CA.

Into the Woods is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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School of Rock

April 12, 2023-May 28, 2023

Based on the hit movie starring Jack Black, School of Rock inspires, entertains and flat-out rocks.

Nominated for 4 Tony Awards, including Best Musical

From the genius mind of Andrew Lloyd Webber comes a rousing, feel good and inspirational story of kids at a prestigious prep school. Wannabe rocker, Dewey Finn, has just been kicked out of his band, he can’t pay rent and his life is falling apart. When he scams his way into a teaching job meant for his roommate, Dewey turns a class of straight-A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. Dewey’s love of music and rock soon inspires the kids to pursue what they love. Based on the hit movie starring Jack Black, School of Rock inspires, entertains and flat-out rocks.

Suggested for ages 10+, includes adult language and suggestion of sexual content

Based on the Paramount movie by MIKE WHITE
Book by JULIAN FELLOWES
Lyrics by GLENN SLATER
New Music by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER

School of Rock is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Really Useful Group.

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Contact

For the convenience of press and media affiliates who wish to know more about the Bold Series, Paramount Theatre and RiverEdge Park events, we offer Press Kits for easy download. For further questions or to set up interviews/media appearances, please contact Jay Kelly at 312-315-3935 or jaykellypr@gmail.com.

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2022 Bold Press Kit

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