The Feature Series at the North Shore Center 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. Join our email list to be kept up-to-date on our current schedule.
ANNOUNCING THE 2013-14 NORTH SHORE FEATURE SERIES
Single tickets go on-sale to the general public June 21st.
An Acoustic Evening with
Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 at 7:30pm
Acclaimed songwriters and longtime friends Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin share the stage as an intimate duo, performing material spanning their vast catalogues as well as some of their favorite songs.
The Rant Is Due
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 8pm
Lewis is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sold out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 8pm
After unforgettable sold-out performances in past seasons, audiences consistently clamor for Paula’s return to our intimate stage. If you like intelligent, philosophical comedy, you’ll love Paula.
Saturday, November 09, 2013 at 8pm
Linda Eder is one of the greatest contemporary voices of our time whose diverse repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz.
Siegel-Schwall Blues Band
With Harmonica Legend, Corky Siegel
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 8pm
Corky Siegel – harmonica & piano
Jim Schwall – guitar
Sam Lay – drum
Rollo Radford – bass
One of Chicago’s most in-demand musicians, Corky Siegel blows into the North Shore Center for a rare appearance with his legendary blues band. The Siegel-Schwall Blues Band played a lead role in The Great Blues Revival of the 1960s. They backed the greats like Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter and Willie Dixon. Along with their peers, Paul Butterfield and Charlie Musslewhite, Siegel-Schwall introduced the Chicago blues to a larger international rock audience.
Bring your whole family to the affordable holiday tradition performed by Salt Creek Ballet with guest soloists in the grand Russian style—an annual holiday experience worth sharing!
Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular
Thursday, January 09, 2014 at 7:30pm
For the eighth consecutive season, celebrate the King’s 79th birthday with a night of music performed by multiple tribute artists representing the different eras of Elvis’ incredible musical career. Presented by OMAR Presents.
The Capitol Steps
January 23-26, 2014
Thu 7:30pm |Fri 8pm |Sat 5pm & 8pm |Sun 2pm
Fiscal Shades of Gray is the Capitol Step’s newest album and live show featuring a collection of songs devoted to that crazy bipartisan spirit in Washington. The Capitol Steps put the “Mock” in Democracy!
America’s Premier Tribute to The Beatles
Saturday, February 08, 2014 at 8pm
Twist and Shout with us on the 50th Anniversary of the momentous British Invasion with a flawless recreation of the Ed Sullivan Show performances by BritBeat: America’s Premier Tribute to The Beatles.
Thodos Dance Chicago
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 8pm
This acclaimed contemporary dance company with a distinct American choreographic voice and vibrant, award-winning style presents an exhilarating evening of premiere works and favorite pieces from their repertoire.
35th Anniversary Album Tour
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 8pm
Jay Beckenstein – saxophones
Tom Schuman – piano, electric piano, keyboards
Julio Fernandez – guitars
Scott Ambush – bass
Lee Pearson – drums, percussion
Spyro Gyra is a jazz-fusion juggernaut and one of the most prolific and commercially successful groups in their genre. They present a never-before-seen event for its fans by performing their entire Morning Dance album in sequence for the first time ever on its 35th Anniversary.
Michael Londra’s Celtic Fire
Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 8pm
Famed Irish tenor, Michael Londra created a blazing hot show with Celtic Fire that features completely live traditional music, dance and song that beautifully sweep audiences off to Ireland.