Take the train to experience live theater, ballet, musical acts, family entertainment, comedy, original plays and old favorites, you can find it all. The venues are as varied as the acts and many are housed in beautiful historic buildings within minutes of a Metra Station.
Just outside the city in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, you can enjoy a live theater production at The Gift Theatre. Before the show head over to The Gale Street Inn a local landmark best known for their Baby Back Ribs. Dinner and a show only minutes from the train.
You don’t have to go to Chicago to enjoy an evening of live entertainment. The Metropolis is a great venue that offers a variety of comedy, drama and music programs. This venue is easy to access via the Metra Rails. Great excursion for a family, a group or a couple.
The Raue Center for the Arts, has many family orientated shows this holiday season. Now is to perfect time to plan a special day to attend a live theatrical performance. Arrive early and enjoy breakfast before the show and a visit with Santa after the show.
The Raue Center enthusiastically brings you the opportunity to witness contemporary, vibrant performing arts on a state-of-the-art stage. Throughout the years, Raue Center has welcomed Tony, Academy and Grammy award winners as well as independent voices to its stage
Do you want to get away from it all with out going to far? Plan a week-end in Woodstock.This excursion features a local bed and breakfast, dinner and a performance at the historic Woodstock Opera House. All with in minutes of the train and the lovely Woodstock square.