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              Aladdin
     Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago

              Saturday, August 23

Over one million people have seen Aladdin in New York, Now, it's Chicago's turn! Disney's Hit Broadway Musical makes it's debut in April 2017. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty ,magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Aladdin features all your songs from the filma as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida) and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). See why audiences and critics agree, Aladdin is "Exactly What You Wished For!"

Cost is  $155 per person  - this includes top priced orchestra seating and transportation with time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop for lunch before the 2:00pm matinee. Call or email us for reservations 815.398.1454 or canterburytours@comcast.net.


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                                                   Gospel Brunch
                                                      House of Blues, Chicago
                                                          Sunday, Oct. 8

The House of Blues is the setting for this inspiring and amazing high energy show! A full buffet with carving stations, including prime rib and turkey; build your own omelets, and a big spread of salads and desserts. Enjoy a champagne mimosa and clap along to some good old southern gospel music! We'll end our day with some time at Water Tower Place for a bit of shopping. Depart the Highcrest Centre at 7:15 am. Cost is $90 per person; includes show, buffet luncheon and transportation.


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Les Miserables
   Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago
         Saturday, October 28

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, direct from its acclaimed Broadway return! Featuring the beloved song "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More," and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly re-imagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both  audiences and critics awestruck. Cost is $155 per person; includes your main floor seating and transportation.


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SCHOOL OF ROCK
      Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
                   Saturday, November 18

Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from
Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater's first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. It's a inspiring jolt of energy, joy and mad skillz!

Depart the Higcrest Centre parking lot @ 8:30 am - matinee show is @ 2:00 pm - Back in Rockford about 7:00 pm. Time for lunch on Michigan Ave. or the Loop.

Cost is $155 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation. Give us a call or email for reservations!



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Escape to Margaritaville
   A New Pre-Broadway Musical
         Oriental Theater, Chicago
               Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Imagine a place where the sun is hot, the ocean's warm, and the drinks are as cold as they are plentiful! Welcome to Margaritaville, the island paradise where city folk get away from it all and the locals get into the kind of trouble you can almost always sweet talk your way out of. Featuring both original songs and your most loved Jimmy Buffett classics, this new musical is the story of a part-time bartender, part time singer, and full-time charmer named Tully who thinks he's got life all figured out. Until a beautiful career-minded tourist steals is heart and makes him question everything! We depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:30 am - with time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 2:00 pm matinee performance and return back in Rockford about 7:00 pm. Cost is $150 per person; includes main floor orchestra seating and transportation.


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         BEAUTIFUL

     The Carole King Musical
      Oriental Theatre, Chicago
Saturday, December 9 &
             Wednesday, December 13, 2017

She's back and we've got tickets! Carole King fought her way into the record business as a teenager and by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock'n'roll... but it wasn't until her personal life began to fall apart that she finally managed to find her true voice! BEAUTIFUL is the inspiring true story of her remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular musick history. Along the way, she made more than BEAUTIFUL music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Cost is $165 for Sat. and $155 per person for the Wed. date. Includes main floor seating and transportation with time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 2:00 pm show. 


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Wicked is Flying Back to Chicago!
                 WICKED
                      The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz

Wicked, Chicago's most popular musical, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz...but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin-smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships...until the world decides to call one "good," and the other one "wicked!"

Here are our dates...

Sunday, December 31 (New Years Eve) - 2:00 pm performance with dinner to follow - $210 per person for front loge seating and transportation - restaurant to be announced!
and...
Wednesday, January 10 & 17, 2018 - Cost is $235 per person; includes premium seating and transportation. We depart the west end of the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:30 am; time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop for lunch before the 2:00 pm performance. Arrive back in Rockford about 7:30 pm.


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                             Hamilton
Launches it's U.S. tour in Chicago at The PrivateBank Theatre

Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nations's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway music. Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now. With book music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, directed by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow's biography. A thoroughly inventive, wildly entertaining musical about the birth of our nation!

We are SOLD OUT on all of our dates through December 2017.  We are hoping to be able to get more tickets. Please contact us to be put on our waiting list! 815.398.1454 or canterburytours@comcast.net.


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                                           Waitress
                                             Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
                                                       Wed. July 18, 2018


Inspired by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and
lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson and direction by
Tony Award winner Diane Paulus. It tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness... Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life!

Cost is $155 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation with time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop for lunch before the 2:00 pm performance. Give us a call or email for details and reservations - 815.398.1454 - canterburytours@comcast.net.