Rosanne Cash, Olivia Newton-John and "M*A*S*H" star Jamie Farr are among the artists who will appear at the College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center as part of its 2017-18 season.
“This season we’ve put together a very exciting and culturally intriguing array of artists and ensembles for our Performance Series," MAC Director Diana Martinez said in a news release. "Add to that the incredible new seasons our resident companies Buffalo Theatre Ensemble and New Philharmonic have created, and you have nine full months of must-see events with something for everyone."
Single tickets go on sale in person at the MAC Box Office at 10 a.m. Aug. 5.
A few of the highlights of MAC’s 2017-18 Performance Series include “Tuesdays with Morrie” starring “M*A*S*H” star Jamie Farr (Sept. 30); “LIV ON,” a new project by Grammy Award winner Olivia Newton-John with Nashville-based singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman and Canadian pop singer-songwriter Amy Sky (Oct. 14); “Take Me to the River LIVE: a Memphis Soul and Rhythm & Blues Revue” featuring Grammy Award winners William Bell, Charlie Musselwhite and Bobby Rush (Nov. 5); a talk by PBS celebrity chef and acclaimed author Lidia Bastianich (Nov. 9); the Chicago premiere of a new show by tap dance legend Savion Glover (Nov. 26); concerts by Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and composer Chris Botti (Jan. 20); “íCubanismo!” featuring Cuban jazz great Jes˙s Alema˝y with his all-star orchestra (Feb. 18), and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash (April 14).
In advance of the 2017-18 season, the MAC will present its 2017 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series. Programming runs July 6 through Aug. 11 and includes a Friday evening Pop Music Series, a Thursday evening Jazz Concert Series and Thursday evening Family Movie Series. More information is available by going to AtTheMAC.org.