Diversions: 4 picks for July 5-12
Updated: July 5, 2012 3:02PM
1. Dancin’ in the Street features live music by South Of Disorder from 6:30-9:30 p.m. July 11 on Prospect Avenue between Park and Burlington avenues, Clarendon Hills. Visit www.clarendonhills.us/concerts.cfm.
2. “Back to the 80’s” will be presented by Theatre-on-the-Hill through July 15 at the Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center, located behind Village Center, 375 W. Briarcliff, Bolingbrook. The musical journeys back to the year 1989 through the eyes of 30-something Corey Palmeras he recalls his senior year at William Ocean High through the hits of The B-52s, Wham!, The J. Geils Band, Devo, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper and others. Performances are at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15; $12 for students and senior citizens. Visit www.tothbolingbrook.com or call (630) 908-2538.
3. Turner Classic Movies presents “Singin’ in the Rain” 60th anniversary event at 7 p.m. July 12 at local theaters including Yorktown 17, 80 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard. Tickets are available at the theater box office and online at www.FathomEvents.com.
4. “Princess Ida,” an operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. July 10-14 and 2 p.m. July 15 in North Central College’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville. When proud Princess Ida renounces the world of men and opens an exclusive women’s college, her crushed fiancé, Prince Hilarion, and his cohorts must infiltrate the school dressed as females and win her back or face a war between kingdoms. Tickets are $15; $10 for students and senior citizens. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.