Event date: 7/27/2018 7:30 PM - 8/5/2018 3:00 PM Export event
Footloose
Don Gingold
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Footloose

Stage Adaptation by DEAN PITCHFORD and WALTER BOBBIE
Based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford
Music by TOM SNOW Lyrics by DEAN PITCHFORD
Additional Music by ERIC CARMEN, SAMMY HAGAR, KENNY LOGGINS and JIM STEINMAN

Teenaged Ren McCormack leaves his life in Chicago to settle in a rural town with his mom. But the new town has a strict ban on Ren’s favorite pasttime: dancing. Ren struggles against the conservative attitude of Reverend Moore, whose distrust of rock music has stifled the ability of Ren's new classmates to express themselves. Aided by the reverend's daughter Ariel and Ren's new best friend Willard, Ren learns why the town doesn't dance, and how to start changing that. You'll hear some familiar tunes in this 80s rock musical, like "Let's Hear it for the Boy," "Holding Out for a Hero," "Almost Paradise," and, of course, "Footloose."

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All summer shows performed in the Naperville Central High School Auditorium, ONLY ONE DOOR, DOOR 24, on the far west side of the campus. Plenty of free parking. Look for the bright yellow signs.

Auditions

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The Alfred Ruben Riverwalk Community Center
305 E Jackson | Naperville, IL (google map)
Room TBA

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Production Team

 

Director: Madison Smith

Music Director: Emma Gingold

Choreographer: Samantha Sieghart

Producer: Jeff Sand

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Ghost Stories

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In the Park... In the Dark!

A Naperville tradition! A night of fun for audiences of all ages!

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Summer Shows

Naper Central High School Auditorium, West Side of campus
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All performances of our 3 summer shows (Bleacher Bums, Sugar and Footloose) are held in the spacious Auditorium of Naperville Central High School. There's plenty of free parking at the school.

Entrance is only through ONE door, Door #24, on the WEST SIDE of the school campus. Look for our banner above the auditorium entrance. Our box office is just inside and opens one hour before each performance.

Click the map image to get directions via Google Maps. The school address is 440 W Aurora Ave. Use the parking lot at Aurora and West. There's an entrance into the parking lot while eastbound on Aurora avenue, while northbound on West St., and from either direction on Hillside St.


Ghost Stories in the Park... In the Dark

Naper Central High School Auditorium, West Side of campus
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All performances of Ghost Stories are held in the Riverwalk Grand Pavillion. There's plenty of room and plenty of free parking! 

Click the map image to get directions via Google Maps. Use the entrance for the 670 W. Jackson parking area, then continue on Honorary Sindt Court to the Pavillion. Follow the Ghost Story signs.

 

 

 

Happy Birthday, Illinois!

The 2018 Summer Place Season is recognized as an official Illinois state Bicentennial Commission Project.

Learn more about the commission at their website.

 

 

About The Summer Place

The Summer Place, Inc. is a 501-C3 not-for-profit organization and receives our funding through sales of affordably priced tickets, program ads, concessions, from a small number of grants and from the kind donations of our patrons.

We are Naperville's Community TheatreSM. Our all volunteer board, crew and cast work hard together to produce entertaining plays and musicals for the Naperville area. We invite you to get involved!

The Summer Place, Inc.
P.O. Box 2394
Naperville, IL 60567
630-355-7969
info@summerplacetheatre.org

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