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Black Box Theatre will present unique adaptation of Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ The Black Box Theatre at McHenry County College will present “Frankenstein” by Danielle Mohlman, adapted from the novel by Mary […]

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‘Don’t blow yourself up’: ‘Rocket Boys’ author Homer Hickam plans to ‘tell stories’ during Creative Living appearance

By Eileen Millard news@thewoodstockindependent.com When Homer Hickam speaks Oct. 19 as part of the Woodstock Opera House Creative Living Series, he’ll probably mention his best-known book, “Rocket Boys,” and his […]

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Blue Streak Theatre plans twin bill for October

Audiences can enjoy not one, but two plays at Woodstock High School this month. Blue Streak Theatre, the school’s esteemed theater program, will produce the drama “Eleemosynary” in the Casalino […]

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Clayworkers’ annual show at MCC through Oct.  30 The Woodstock-based Clayworkers’ Guild of Illinois is hosting its 23rd annual Members Show through Oct. 30 at McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. […]

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Opera House going ‘whiz bang’: LED screen to ‘enhance’ productions on the theater’s main stage

By Ruth Raubertas news@thewoodstockindependent.com The Woodstock Opera House is moving forward to entertain audiences with 21st century technology. According to Managing Director Daniel Campbell, a new feature will be installed […]

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