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26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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October 2018

Lucy’s Comedy Cafe

$25
October 26, 2018 · 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Lucy’s Comedy Stand-up Comedy Tickets are $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. This hilarious series has featured amazing regional and national comedians including Dwayne Kennedy, Rocky LaPorte, Patti Vasquez, John DaCosse, Mike Preston, Pat Tomasulo, Tim Benker and many more. *Additional fees and restrictions apply.

Halloween Costume Gala

$15 – $35
October 27, 2018 · 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Come one, come all to the Dead Man’s Carnival! Raue Center For The Arts invites patrons to a spooktacular evening filled with live music, scrumptious delights, intoxicating elixirs and sideshow wonders during Raue Center’s Halloween Costume Gala at 6 p.m. on October 27, 2018! “Raue Center is excited to bring back our Halloween Costume Gala. This party is part spectacle, part dance and a whole lot of Halloween fun! This event is interactive and never boring,” says Raue Center Executive Director, Richard Kuranda.…

November 2018

Nothin’ Up My Sleeve

$17
November 2, 2018 · 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Nothin’ Up My Sleeve NOV 2 @ 7p Tickets start at $17* The magic and family fun continues… Nothin’ Up My Sleeve celebrates 16 years of Family Fun Magic! 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! Hosted by Glenn Chelius and Nino Cruz. A family-friendly magic variety…

Deacon Blues

$25
November 3, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Deacon Blues NOV 3 @ 8p Tickets start at $25* Member tickets start at $17.50* The All-Star Grammy Tribute to Steely Dan! 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! The genesis of Deacon Blues began when Steven Kikoen, Jonathan Hey and Cash Michaels formed an original jazz/rock collective known as Bebop Daddys. The Daddys also featured the renowned rhythm section of…

Amy Grant

$65
November 10, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

NOV 10 @ 8p Amy Grant Tickets start at $*65 RaueNOW Member Price starts @ $*45.50 Find more info here. Grammy Award-Winning crossover favorite returns to Raue Center! Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map, becoming the first CCM artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the GRAMMY Awards. Since then, Grant has been strumming her way through a…

Lucy’s Comedy Cafe

$25
November 16, 2018 · 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Lucy’s Comedy Stand-up Comedy Tickets are $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. This hilarious series has featured amazing regional and national comedians including Dwayne Kennedy, Rocky LaPorte, Patti Vasquez, John DaCosse, Mike Preston, Pat Tomasulo, Tim Benker and many more. *Additional fees and restrictions apply.

John Waite

$39
November 17, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

John Waite NOV 17 @ 8p Tickets start at $39* Member Price starts at: $27.30* John will be performing his catalogue of hits from his 40 year career as a solo artist, with The Baby’s and Bad English! 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…

Tapestry Unraveled

$21
November 25, 2018 · 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Raue Center For The Arts is excited to announce a unique and unforgettable tribute experience is coming to the stage in the 2018 – 2019 season! Don’t miss “Tapestry Unraveled: A Tribute to Carole King” featuring Tina Naponelli at 3 p.m. on November 25, 2018. “This show will send audiences home knowing more about background on the history of Carole King’s music,” says Raue Center Board President Tim Paul. “Tina Naponelli brings out all the memories with each Carole King song she performs. Along…

Heartache Tonight

$25
November 25, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Heartache Tonight A Tribute to the Eagles NOV 25 @ 8p Tickets start at $25* Close your eyes and you’ll swear you’re hearing the real thing. From the powerful guitar duel in “Hotel California” to the shimmering harmonies of “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” Heartache Tonight delivers a true Eagles concert experience. With meticulous attention to detail, Heartache Tonight brings together music from all eras and incarnations of this huge rock powerhouse that produced hits for over four decades. This show will…

Swingin’ Little Christmas

$50
November 29, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate the spirit of the holiday season with “A Swingin’ Little Christmas! Live in Concert” starring Jane Lynch and featuring Kate Flannery, Tim Davis and the Tony Guerrero Quartet at Raue Center For The Arts at 8 p.m. on November 29, 2018. “We are very proud to welcome the many talents of Jane Lynch to the Raue Center stage! ‘A Swingin’ Little Christmas’ promises to be a show full of memories to be talked about…

Puddles Pity Party

$29
November 30, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

NOV 30 @ 8p Puddles Pity Party as seen on AMERICA’S GOT TALENT! Tickets start @ $29* RaueNOW Member Price starts @ $20.30* Find more info here. 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 the awkward, tender moments. A veritable “Pagliacci by way of…

December 2018

Kiwanis Santa Run

December 2, 2018 · 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

The Santa Run is an annual 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk to benefit the following agencies of McHenry County: Kiwanis Club of Crystal Lake Turning Point CASA Girls on the Run of NW IL Big Brothers Big Sisters Main Stay Therapeutic Riding The 6th Annual run in 2017 had over 1,000 runners/walkers and raised over $45,000 for these agencies. The event will continue to be the first Sunday in December every year…..so mark your calendars. Each 5K registrant will…

Ben Hale Hi Fi Holiday

$25
December 7, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Ben Hale’s Hi-Fi Holiday Featuring The Wanderers DEC 7 @ 8p Tickets start at $25* Member Tickets start at: $17.50* Million Dollar Quartet Alum, Ben Hale, brings an unforgettable evening of Classic Holiday Americana to Raue Center! Find more info here. Do you remember listening to your favorite vinyl records around Christmas? Ben Hale brings an unforgettable evening of Classic Holiday Americana to Raue Center. The night will celebrate the holidays by way of the early icons of rock and…

Sing Along Messiah

$15 – $20
December 9, 2018 · 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

DEC 9 @ 4P 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. The McHenry County College Chorus will supplement the on-stage choir. This is one of our area’s most meaningful holiday traditions. Let the Raue resound with the glory of Handel’s music telling the story that reflects the…

Nutcracker

$28
December 15, 2018 · 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

The Nutcracker Presented by Berkshire Ballet Theatre Dec 15 @ 1p & 5p Dec 16 @ 1p Tickets start @ $28* A joyful holiday tradition for the whole family! This incredible production is brought to you in conjunctions with The Berkshire Ballet Theatre and Raue Center for the Arts. Audience members will be invited on a whirlwind adventure with Clara and her Godfather Drosselmeyer. Battling with a life-sized Mouse Queen and her horde of mice, and a snowball fight through…

Nutcracker

$28
December 16, 2018 · 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

The Nutcracker Presented by Berkshire Ballet Theatre Dec 15 @ 1p & 5p Dec 16 @ 1p Tickets start @ $28* A joyful holiday tradition for the whole family! This incredible production is brought to you in conjunctions with The Berkshire Ballet Theatre and Raue Center for the Arts. Audience members will be invited on a whirlwind adventure with Clara and her Godfather Drosselmeyer. Battling with a life-sized Mouse Queen and her horde of mice, and a snowball fight through…

Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra

$52
December 18, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Holiday Pops Concert Performed by the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra DEC 18 @ 8:00p Tickets start at $52* The Northwest Symphony Orchestra returns to Raue Center for a beloved holiday tradition. Find more info here. The spirit of the season comes alive in this festive Holiday Pops Concert! NISO celebrates the spirit of the season with beautiful orchestral renditions of traditional holiday favorites and new sounds in this beloved holiday tradition. The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to providing…

WSRep Comedy Night

$10
December 20, 2018 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

WSRep Comedy Night! Sketch & Improv 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. WSRep Comedy has brought these two forms together for one glorious, glamorous, conglomerate show, and they hope to bring you in, too. Tickets: $10 (at the door) Raue Center For The Arts | Lobby Cafe Find more info here.

A Christmas Carol: A Holiday Pantomime

$6 – $15
December 28, 2018 · 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Start a new tradition this December! Join Raue Center For The Arts and Sage Studio this holiday season for Sage on Stage’s special production of “A Christmas Carol: A Holiday Pantomime.” This interactive and fun holiday experience runs December 28 – 30, 2018! "This is a really huge moment for Raue Center. For the last 13 years, we have been striving to develop an in-house production designed specifically for families in our community,” says Raue Center Executive Director, Richard Kuranda. “This show features…

A Christmas Carol: A Holiday Pantomime

$6 – $15
December 29, 2018 · 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Start a new tradition this December! Join Raue Center For The Arts and Sage Studio this holiday season for Sage on Stage’s special production of “A Christmas Carol: A Holiday Pantomime.” This interactive and fun holiday experience runs December 28 – 30, 2018! "This is a really huge moment for Raue Center. For the last 13 years, we have been striving to develop an in-house production designed specifically for families in our community,” says Raue Center Executive Director, Richard Kuranda. “This show features…

A Christmas Carol: A Holiday Pantomime

$6 – $15
December 30, 2018 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Start a new tradition this December! Join Raue Center For The Arts and Sage Studio this holiday season for Sage on Stage’s special production of “A Christmas Carol: A Holiday Pantomime.” This interactive and fun holiday experience runs December 28 – 30, 2018! "This is a really huge moment for Raue Center. For the last 13 years, we have been striving to develop an in-house production designed specifically for families in our community,” says Raue Center Executive Director, Richard Kuranda. “This show features…

Leaders of the Pack

$40
December 31, 2018 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Leaders of the Pack Starring The Lovettes with Guest Lance Lipinski DEC 31 @ 2p Tickets start at $40* The world’s most authentic salute to the women who changed pop music history! Find more info here. "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 1940s, 50s and 60s. Hosted by the charming Lovettes, these irresistible leading ladies take you through the top hits of…

July 2019

All Shook Up

$6 – $39.50
July 12 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

A hip-swiveling, lip-curling HIT! Set in small-town America in the 1950s, as a guitar-slinging young man rides into town and changes everyone he meets. This jukebox musical is a modern take on Shakespeare’s classic, Twelfth Night that features the songs of Elvis Presley like you’ve never seen them before. Audiences will go crazy for this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your seats with hits like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t be Cruel.” SHOW DATES: JUNE 28 &…

All Shook Up

$6 – $39.50
July 13 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

A hip-swiveling, lip-curling HIT! Set in small-town America in the 1950s, as a guitar-slinging young man rides into town and changes everyone he meets. This jukebox musical is a modern take on Shakespeare’s classic, Twelfth Night that features the songs of Elvis Presley like you’ve never seen them before. Audiences will go crazy for this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your seats with hits like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t be Cruel.” SHOW DATES: JUNE 28 &…

All Shook Up

$6 – $39.50
July 14 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

A hip-swiveling, lip-curling HIT! Set in small-town America in the 1950s, as a guitar-slinging young man rides into town and changes everyone he meets. This jukebox musical is a modern take on Shakespeare’s classic, Twelfth Night that features the songs of Elvis Presley like you’ve never seen them before. Audiences will go crazy for this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your seats with hits like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t be Cruel.” SHOW DATES: JUNE 28 &…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
July 17 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. RICK CORNWALL Rick began playing piano professionally in 1978. He has written more than 200 songs. Performing as a keyboard player and singer in a rock band Rick was a…

All Shook Up

$6 – $39.50
July 19 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

A hip-swiveling, lip-curling HIT! Set in small-town America in the 1950s, as a guitar-slinging young man rides into town and changes everyone he meets. This jukebox musical is a modern take on Shakespeare’s classic, Twelfth Night that features the songs of Elvis Presley like you’ve never seen them before. Audiences will go crazy for this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your seats with hits like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t be Cruel.” SHOW DATES: JUNE 28 &…

All Shook Up

$6 – $39.50
July 20 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

A hip-swiveling, lip-curling HIT! Set in small-town America in the 1950s, as a guitar-slinging young man rides into town and changes everyone he meets. This jukebox musical is a modern take on Shakespeare’s classic, Twelfth Night that features the songs of Elvis Presley like you’ve never seen them before. Audiences will go crazy for this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your seats with hits like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t be Cruel.” SHOW DATES: JUNE 28 &…

All Shook Up

$6 – $39.50
July 21 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

A hip-swiveling, lip-curling HIT! Set in small-town America in the 1950s, as a guitar-slinging young man rides into town and changes everyone he meets. This jukebox musical is a modern take on Shakespeare’s classic, Twelfth Night that features the songs of Elvis Presley like you’ve never seen them before. Audiences will go crazy for this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your seats with hits like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t be Cruel.” SHOW DATES: JUNE 28 &…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
July 24 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. See more info here. DAVE MARTIN Heartland balladeer Dave Martin describes his work as “95% autobiographical”, a statement attested to by his narratives about carefree exploits, comical two-bit criminals, and…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
July 31 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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 more info here. Bob Diss and Jody Fields Come and enjoy the smooth sounds of Bob Diss and Jody Fields over a cocktail or a cup of coffee in…

August 2019

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 2 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 3 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 4 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
August 8 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Raue Center hosts some of the best local talents around in its cafe space. 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. The schedule is subject to change, so please scroll down for our most up-to-date calendar of events.…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 9 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 10 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 11 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Poetry Night

August 14 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Poetry Night is 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! Come out to see big names in poetry and your local favorites read, rhyme, sing, speak and perform their work. Coffee, wine, and beer are available for purchase at Raue Center’s Café bar. *Schedule is subject to change. Please like us on Facebook or refer to upcoming events for the most up-to-date…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 16 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Dave Coulier

$30 – $40
August 17 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Hilarious Stand-Up Comedian best-known for “Joey” from ABC’s television series, Full House! Dave is perhaps best known as “Joey” from the hit ABC television series, Full House, which aired for eight seasons (1987-1995, with 192 episodes produced) and can now be seen on Nick At Nite. Additionally, the show runs worldwide, syndicated in over 100 countries. Dave also hosted ABC’s America’s Funniest People, World’s Funniest Videos and his own series, Out of Control for Nickelodeon. Dave hosted Animal Kidding on…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 18 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
August 21 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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 more info here. The Vaguely Familiar Acoustic Guitar Duo “The Vaguely Familiar Acoustic Guitar Duo” are two professional musicians in the far northwestern ‘burbs of Chicago.  Their collaborative efforts…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
August 22 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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 more info here. ‘THE SWING SET’ The Swing Set is a pop-jazz ensemble made up of Piano Trends Music Staff and instructors. You will always see Jason Bruno on…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 23 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 24 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 25 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
August 28 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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 more info here. Bob Diss and Jody Fields Come and enjoy the smooth sounds of Bob Diss and Jody Fields over a cocktail or a cup of coffee in…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
August 29 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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 more info here. DAVE MARTIN Heartland balladeer Dave Martin describes his work as “95% autobiographical”, a statement attested to by his narratives about carefree exploits, comical two-bit criminals, and…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 30 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 31 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

September 2019

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
September 1 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

The Music of Judy Garland

$25
September 8 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

From Les Miserables on Broadway to performances around the world, Melissa Minyard has captured hearts with her amazing voice and intimate connection with her audience. Melissa’s breathtakingly beautiful voice and compelling storytelling bring the music of Judy Garland to life with a four-piece band. find more info here.

Raue Center Cafe Readings

FREE
September 9 · 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

LOVE IN BAHIA By Alan Kilpatrick directed by Chris Davis Location: Raue Center Cafe FREE ADMISSION Fleeing her past as a nurse’s aide at a nursing home in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Sissy Thorton visits her ex-lover, Darla who’s living in a trailer park in West Texas with her ex-husband Earl. Sissy hopes to rekindle their former romance as well as find refuge from her troubled past. But things get nasty when the topic turns to stolen jewelry and some elderly patients…

Poetry Night

FREE
September 11 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

part of Raue Center Café programming Every 2nd Wed of the Month!* Free Admission Poetry Night is 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! Come out to see big names in poetry and your local favorites read, rhyme, sing, speak and perform their work. Find more info here. Coffee, wine, and beer are available for purchase at…

Raue Center Cafe

Free
September 12 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. The schedule is subject to change, find more info here. If you are interested in performing in our cafe space please email program manager, Billy Seger, bseger@rauecenter.org. Cafe programming is sponsored by…

Dueling Pianos with Felix and Fingers

$15 – $20
September 12 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling pianos show to Raue Center’s stage! Brought to you by the National Piano Conference 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!  From John Lennon to John Legend, Beach Boys to Beastie Boys, Felix and Fingers will play anything.  Come ready with your favorite requests and prepare to…

Lucy’s Comedy Cafe

$20 – $25
September 13 · 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. This hilarious series has featured amazing regional and national comedians including Dwayne Kennedy, Rocky LaPorte, Denise Medina, John DaCosse, Mike Preston, Pat Tomasulo, Tim Benker and many more. Find tickets here.   The evening’s Headliner will be Nick Gaza Nick is a funny, sick and often twisted individual. His act is a…

Tapestry Unraveled The Music of Carole King

$22 – $26
September 14 · 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Hailed as one of the most successful and talented female pop artists, Carole King has carved out an iconic place in music history. From her beginnings as the songwriter of classics like “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” (The Shirelles) and “Take Good Care Of My Baby” (Bobby Vee, 1961), Carole King began her rise to music hall of fame. In 1971, her solo album “Tapestry” launched her to the top of the charts with hits like, “Feel The Earth Move” and “Natural…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
September 25 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. The schedule is subject to change, find more info here. If you are interested in performing in our cafe space please email program manager, Kayti Sault at ksault@rauecenter.org. Cafe programming is…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
September 26 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. The schedule is subject to change, find more info here. If you are interested in performing in our cafe space please email program manager, Kayti Sault at ksault@rauecenter.org. Cafe programming is…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
September 27 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
September 28 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
September 29 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

October 2019

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
October 2 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. The schedule is subject to change, find more info here. If you are interested in performing in our cafe space please email program manager, Kayti Sault at ksault@rauecenter.org. Cafe programming is…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
October 3 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. The schedule is subject to change, find more info here. If you are interested in performing in our cafe space please email program manager, Kayti Sault at ksault@rauecenter.org. Cafe programming is…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 4 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 5 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 5 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 6 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

Poetry Night

FREE
October 9 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

part of Raue Center Café programming Every 2nd Wed of the Month!* Free Admission Poetry Night is 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! Come out to see big names in poetry and your local favorites read, rhyme, sing, speak and perform their work. Find more info here. Coffee, wine, and beer are available for purchase at…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 11 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 12 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 12 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 13 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
October 16 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. The schedule is subject to change, find more info here. If you are interested in performing in our cafe space please email program manager, Kayti Sault at ksault@rauecenter.org. Cafe programming is…

Raue Center Cafe

FREE
October 17 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. The schedule is subject to change, find more info here. If you are interested in performing in our cafe space please email program manager, Kayti Sault at ksault@rauecenter.org. Cafe programming is…

Comedian Billy Gardell

$33
October 18 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

OCT 18 @ 8P Billy Gardell Tickets start at $33* Member Tickets start at $23.10* BUY NOW Comedian, Billy Gardell from CBS’ “Mike & Molly” comes to Raue Center! Emmy nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the CBS hit television series, Mike & Molly as Officer Mike Biggs from 2010-2016. Mike & Molly continues to air in syndication to this day. Billy currently has a recurring role on another CBS hit series, Young Sheldon. In 2016 he received…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 19 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 19 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

The Addams Family

$6 – $39.50
October 20 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa SEPT 27 – OCT 20 Directed by Kevin Wiczer Music Direction by Bryan McCaffrey Choreography by Kristine Burdi BUY NOW SHOW DATES: SEPT 27, 28 | OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 19 @ 8P SEPT 29 | OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 2P Admission: $39.50* RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65* Students (18 yrs and under): $6 Family. What doesn’t electrocute you makes…

Paula Poundstone

$30
October 25 · 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

OCT 25 @ 8PM Paula Poundstone Tickets start at $30* Member Tickets start at $21* BUY NOW One of our country’s preeminent comedians, known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. Paula Poundstone is a humorist, author and comedian known for her clever, observational humor and spontaneous wit. When she isn’t collecting hotel soaps while on tour or panel-ing on NPR’s #1 show, Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, Paula hosts the popular Maximum Fun podcast, Nobody…

Halloween Bash

$15 – $85
October 26 · 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Raue Center’s Halloween Bash Featuring Dead Man’s Carnival Adult Tickets: $35 Youth Tickets (18 & under): $15 Family Pass (2 adults/2 youth): $85 (each addition youth ticket: $10) BUY NOW Family-Friendly Spooktacular! Live Music • Frightfully Scrumptious Treats (courtesy of 1776) • Sideshow Wonders • Scavenger Hunts • Fun & Games for the whole family! Come one, Come all to the 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…

WSRep Improv Comedy

$10
October 31 · 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Improv comedy is Wild, Spontaneous, and Real. On the spot and on the line. WSR Improv! Select Thursdays @ 7p Tickets: $10 (at the door) For more info visit www.wsrep.org.

November 2019

Nothin’ Up My Sleeve

$6 – $17
November 1 · 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

NOV 1 @ 7p Nothin’ Up My Sleeve Tickets start at $17* Student Tickets: $6* BUY NOW Time: 90 Minutes Genre: Live Magic Rating: PG Nothin’ Up My Sleeve celebrates 17 years of Family Fun Magic! Get ready for a spooktacular show filled with tricks and treats 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 17 years of family magic fun! A family-friendly magic variety show…

Dueling Pianos with Felix and Fingers

$15 – $20
November 7 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling pianos show to Raue Center’s stage! Brought to you by the National Piano Conference 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!  From John Lennon to John Legend, Beach Boys to Beastie Boys, Felix and Fingers will play anything.  Come ready with your favorite requests and prepare to…

Lucy’s Comedy Cafe

$20 – $25
November 8 · 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

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. This hilarious series has featured amazing regional and national comedians including Dwayne Kennedy, Rocky LaPorte, Denise Medina, John DaCosse, Mike Preston, Pat Tomasulo, Tim Benker and many more. Find tickets here.   The evening’s Headliner will be Nick Gaza Nick is a funny, sick and often twisted individual. His act is a…

Fleetwood Max

$23
November 9 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Fleetwood Max the definitive Fleetwood Mac Tribute Tickets start at $23* Member Tickets start at $16.10* BUY NOW An authentic recreation of the music, magic, and incredible stage production! Fleetwood Max is the country’s Definitive Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band – an authentic recreation of the music, magic, and incredible stage production of the legendary Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career! From the Rumours album in 1977 to current touring setlists! The Fleetwood Max experience captures…

WSREP Reading Series

FREE
November 11 · 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

WSRep Reading Series Select Mondays @ 7p. Admission is Free! New Scripts. New Voices. New Work. WSRep’s Reading Series is dedicated to showcasing new scripts and emerging playwrights, giving the audience an artist’s perspective of the play on the page and bringing audiences & theater artists together to share and discuss a wide range of exciting new work. Admission is FREE! Come for the reading and stay for our discussion afterward…tell us what you think! The new play reading of today may…

Poetry Night

FREE
November 13 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

part of Raue Center Café programming Every 2nd Wed of the Month!* Free Admission Poetry Night is 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! Come out to see big names in poetry and your local favorites read, rhyme, sing, speak and perform their work. Find more info here. Coffee, wine, and beer are available for purchase at…

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