Archive for 'Past Shows'

Grand Design presents I Go On Singing

I Go On Singing – Paul Robeson’s Life in His Words & Songs presented by Grand Design by Andrew Flack February 28 - March 9 on the Mainstage Once in a lifetime a human being comes along who stands head and shoulders above the rest. Paul Robeson was such a man. An All-American athlete, recording artist, and star […]

Guys On Ice – the world’s funniest ice fishing musical comedy

book and lyrics by Fred Alley and Music by James Kaplan December 13, 14, 21, 22, 2013 The World’s Funniest Ice Fishing Musical Comedy Ring in the holidays with Marvin and Lloyd — ice fishing buddies and home-grown philosophers talking about life, love and Leinies. With musical numbers like “The Wishing Hole,” “Ode to a […]

Ignite Theatre presents AIDA

AIDA presented by Ignite Theatre Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice book by David Henry Hwang, Linda Woolverton and Robert Falls December 28 – January 19 on the Mainstage The Tony Award-winning contemporary musical take on the Verdi opera. Egypt has enslaved Nubia and the great power’s prince, Radames, is engaged to the fashionable Amneris. However, […]

Ignite Theatre presents AVENUE Q

Avenue Q presented by Ignite Theatre October 4 – November 3, 2013 Winner of the TONY® “TRIPLE CROWN” for BEST MUSICAL, BEST SCORE and BEST BOOK, AVENUE Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. AVENUE Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named PRINCETON who […]


Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling presented by Theatrix USA and Harding & Associates, PC November 8 - December 1, 2013 Concerned with a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor, the play is alternately hilarious and touching—and, in the end, deeply revealing of the strength and purposefulness which underlies the antic banter of its characters. […]

Ignite Theatre presents Lysistrata Jones

Presented by Ignite Theatre Special Engagement and Regional Premier Two Weekends Only August 2 – August 11, 2013 High-energy musical Lysistrata Jones hits the Aurora Fox Mainstage with humor, heart and hoops, offering a modern spin on Aristophanes’ bawdy comedy about how the women of Ancient Greece end the war. In this reincarnation, we have […]

METAMORPHOSES – Performance added on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 6pm

directed by Geoff Kent by Mary Zimmerman September 19 at 7:30 (13 seats available) September 20 at 7:30 (2 singles available) September 21 at 7:30 (7 singles available) September 22 at 2:00 (SOLD OUT) September 22 at 6:00 (Just added. 70 seats available.) Immerse yourself in the sublime. Nine inter-related tales based on ancient Greek and Roman […]

Gala Benefit

Saturday, September 7th at 6:00pm Step out and strut your stuff! Enjoy an evening of delicious food and select wines, a silent auction, and a sneak peek at what The Aurora Fox and our producing partners have to offer in 2013-2014. Some of the featured show samples include Metamorphoses - a collection of Greek myths performed in […]

Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

directed by Charles D. Packard adapted by Christopher Cook (regional premiere) October 4 – November 3, 2013 Beware the witching influence of imagination. A traditional telling of Washington Irving’s classic ghost story. In a snug rural valley near Tarrytown, a romantic rivalry brews between a bumbling school teacher and a local tough, culminating in a […]


Our Civil Rights Stories by Hugo Jon Sayles presented by The City of Aurora’s Human Relations Commission November 14 - 17, 2013 Join Grand Design Inc., community leaders, civil rights activists, your neighbors and friends sharing their civil rights stories Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun at 7:30 pm Sunday at 2:30 pm Tickets: $30 – Adult, $20 – Students and Seniors General Seating […]