Enjoy Tons Of Local Theater Kicking Off In The Rockford Area
It might be pretty snowy outside, but don't let the flurries stop you from seeing some amazing local theater this weekend in Rockford!
Growing up, my sisters were in so many musicals throughout school and my mom loved taking us to see Broadway shows in Chicago. Now, I find myself seeing more shows in Rockford as of late.
From The West Side Show Room, to Rock Valley College's Starlight Theater, to local high school shows, there are so many performances to choose from starting this weekend! If you're looking for some entertainment, check these out!
Enjoy Tons Of Local Theater Kicking Of This Weekend In The Rockford Area
The West Side Show Room - 1414 N Main Street, Rockford
Starting Friday, February 17th - March 4th, WSSR is kicking off 'HIR', a play by Taylor Mac. This is their first show with a role written for a transgender character, love that! Tickets here.
"Somewhere in the suburbs, Isaac has returned from the war and every expectation he had for a normal homecoming is turned upside down." [WSSR]
RVC's Starlight Theater - 3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford
I already saw the show, but I'd LOVE to see it again! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is showing at Starlight February 17th - 19th & 24th - 26th. Tickets here.
"Raucous, irreverent, and Shakespearean in scope, David Mortensen, Kevin Poole, and Ian Garthwaite will blast through the 37 Shakespeare plays, summing them all up in the most concise and hilarious manner that can be mustered!" [Starlight]
Belvidere High School Performing Arts - 1500 East Ave, Belvidere
'Almost, Maine' opens Friday, February 17th and there will be two shows on Saturday, February 18th at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets available at the door.
"In this play, relationships will end, begin, or change incredibly. Strangers will become friends, friends will become lovers, and lovers will turn into strangers." [BHS]
So get out and watch some amazing talent blossom on stage this weekend. If you're looking for other fun things to do this month, check out what's happening in Rockford!