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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) - We depart at 11:30 am and arrive at the Oriental Theater for the 2:00 pm performance of Wicked. We will enjoy front loge seating for an exciting and different view for us! Dinner will follow at the eclectic Vivere in the Italian Village Restaurant. You will order from a customized menu with several wonderful selections. We plan on being back to Rockford about 9:30 pm. Cost is  $210 per person your ticket and transportation. Dinner is a separate $ depending on your entre choice.

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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
Continues it's U.S. tour in Chicago at The CIBC 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 but were able to secure more tickets for the following  dates in 2018: 

Wednesday, March 28, April 11 & 25, 2018

We depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:30 am - time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 1:30 pm performance - arrive back in Rockford about 7:00 pm. Please contact us to reserve your seats -  815.398.1454 or canterburytours@comcast.net.


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              On Your Feet!
 Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
     Wednesday, April 4, 2018


This show follows the Estefans' journey to superstardom, set to their chart-topping hits, "Rhythm is Gonna Get You," "Conga," "Get On Your Feet," and more.   


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Pre-Broadway...
                 PRETTY WOMAN - THE MUSICAL
                          Oriental Theatre, Chicago
                          Wednesday, April 11, 2018


A new musical based on one of the most beloved romantic comedy of all time, PRETTY WOMAN, will have its Pre-Broadway World Premiere stage production in Chicago! The music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, book by Garry Marshall and the film's screenwriter J.F. Lawton, and is directed and choreographed by two-time Toy Award winner Jerry Mitchel.

Cost is $155 per person - includes main floor seating and transportation.


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   Rogers & Hammerstein's
           CINDERELLA
Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago

         Saturday, May 5

This lush production features a contemporary take on this classic tale with an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love...the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked all and more - plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you dediscover some of Rogers & Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago."

Cost is $140 per person - includes orchestra seating and transportation with time on Michigan Ave or the Loop before the 2:00 pm show.


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JESUS CHRIST
                            SUPERSTAR Musical

                      
Lyric Opera, Chicago
                    Thursday, May 17, 2017

One of the greatest stories ever told comes to life in the groundbreaking, iconic rock opera that reinvented musical theater for the modern age. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, this global blockbuster tells the story of the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, from the perspective of Judas Iscariot. As Christ's followers grow more fervent, Judas must make his fateful choice between faith and betrayal. Filled with an exciting mix of musical styles that draw upon 1970s rock,gospel, folk, and funk themes, this contemporary imagining of the biblical tale features high-energy dance and powerful storytelling. A must see Broadway hit of the season! Cost is $155 per person with time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop for lunch before the 1:30 pm performance. 


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                      THE CHER SHOW
The Oriental Theatre in Chicago will
                           Host this Pre-Broadway World Premiere
                  Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The CHER SHOW is based on the life of Cherily LaPiere Bono Allman or as her friends call her Cher! The kid on a tricycle, vowing to be famous. The teenage phenom who crashed by twenty. The glam TV star who quits at the top. The would-be actress with an Oscar. The rock goddess with a hundred million records sold. The legend who's done it all, still scared to walk on stage. The wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend. The woman looking for love. The ultimate survivor, chasing her dream. They're all the star of The CHER SHOW. Recognized for her influential contributions to music, film, television, fashion and popular culture... it all comes alive on stage in this new musical!

Cost is $150 per person; includes main floor seating and transportation.


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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.