The Feature Series at the North Shore Center is your spot on the map which offers a broad spectrum of top-notch theater, comedy, music, dance and family entertainment.
Each season, we strive to offer a variety of productions representative of every performing arts genre and to mix world-class artists with local productions and flavor. As always, we will continue to add productions throughout the season as we go.
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NORTH SHORE CENTER FEATURE SERIES 2015-16 SEASON
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General Public On-Sale begins Fri, May 15 at 10am.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Friday, July 10, 2015 at 6pm & 9pm
Hailed as “an extraordinarily versatile orchestra” by the Los Angeles Times, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is composed of fifteen of jazz music’s leading players under the leadership of gifted trumpeter and musical director, Wynton Marsalis.
Vijay Iyer Trio
Friday, September 18, 2015 at 8pm
The Grammy-nominated composer-pianist, Vijay Iyer is “extravagantly gifted…brilliantly eclectic” (The New Yorker); and as is “one of the world’s most inventive new-generation jazz pianists” (Guardian) whose trio “has the potential to alter the scope, ambition and language of jazz piano forever.” (Jazzwise)
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:30pm
The world’s most recognized master of the ukulele, an acoustic music icon and even declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone, Shimabukuro has taken the four-string, two-octave instrument to places no one has gone before, performing awe-inspiring music that ranges from jazz, blues and rock to bluegrass, classical and folk. Jake’s live concerts are a blend of stunning virtuosity, deep musicality and display of showmanship.
America’s Premier Tribute to The Beatles
Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 8pm
BritBeat is back at the Center with a new show to celebrate John Lennon’s 75th birthday! Get your Ticket to Ride with America’s Premier Tribute to The Beatles with a theatrical, multi-media recreation concert produced to feature a completely accurate live concert experience through each of the ascending eras of Beatles’ music.
One World Tour!
Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:30pm
Back by popular demand, Jesse Cook is one of the most influential artists in the world of nuevo flamenco by fusing his virtuosic flamenco guitar techniques with jazz, rock, rumba, gypsy, tango, salsa and other forms of world and popular music. Cook has been a leading proponent of the genre since bursting onto the world music scene with his 1995 album, Tempest.
Big Noise from Winnetka
Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 8pm
Winnetka native and two-time Tony award-winning actress and singer widely known for her performance in Broadway’s Grey Gardens, Christine Ebersole presents her brand new concert show that tells a story about growing up, having children and making choices, Big Noise from Winnetka.
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 7:30pm
“The first family of the banjo” (NPR), Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn are two of the world’s most respected banjo players; each with a unique style that have been beautifully married in life and in music. The couple’s latest album and concert tour features original and traditional material that showcases Abigail’s beautiful voice and the couple’s two different banjo styles, on various types of banjos, including cello, baritone and ukulele, along with their regular banjos.
Winner of the 2015 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Dianne Reeves is the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world today. As a result of her virtuosity, improvisational prowess and unique jazz and R&B stylings, Dianne has won five Grammy Awards and the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for three consecutive recordings—a Grammy first in any vocal category!
Sunday, November 01, 2015 at 3pm
An inspiring musical collaboration between piano virtuosos, Israeli Yaron Kohlberg and Palestinian Bishara Haroni, which shows the capacity of music to join people across boundaries of culture and place.
Salt Creek Ballet’s The Nutcracker marches back to the North Shore Center with a fantastic new collection of wonderful sets and costumes! Bring your whole family to the affordable holiday tradition performed with incredible guest soloists in the grand Russian style—an annual holiday experience worth sharing!
The Capitol Steps
Mock The Vote
January 21-24, 2016
Thu 7:30pm |Fri 8pm |Sat 5pm & 8pm |Sun 2pm
The Capitol Steps are back for their annual engagement at the North Shore Center with a hilarious lead-up to the 2016 primaries and upcoming presidential election you just can’t miss.