McKendree Presents Series


United States Air Force Band of Mid-America SOLD OUT!United States Air Force Band of Mid-America

Sunday, September 1, 2013 @ 3:00 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

The Air Force Band of Mid-America, the principal musical ambassador of Headquarters Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base, will kick-off the McKendree Presents season.



 

 


MOMIX: Botanica - SOLD OUT!MOMIX: Botanica

Thursday, September 19, 2013, @ 7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

Explore the music of nature with the eye-popping techniques of the MOMIX performers. Using only light, shadow, props and the human body, the dancer-illusionists will astonish you with their exceptional inventiveness and spectacular costumes.



 

 


Neil Berg’s 100 Years of BroadwayNeil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway

Friday, October 4, 2013, @ 7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

A show-stopping musical journey through a century of Broadway’s most celebrated shows features a dazzling cast accompanied by an all-star New York band. Five Broadway veterans take on the hits from The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, CATS and more.

“A breezy, sprawling revue that romps gleefully through the American musical theater’s greatest hits.” - Fort Worth Star-Telegram



 

 


The Wonder Bread Years - SOLD OUT!The Wonder Bread Years

Wednesday, October 30, 2013, @ 7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

Former “Seinfeld” writer Pat Hazell’s fresh, funny salute to the Baby Boomer Generation walks the line between stand-up comedy and theater. Restore your sense of wonder as you savor the past like never before!

“Milk-snorting funny!” – Jerry Seinfeld

“Pure, unpasteurized nostalgia.” – Los Angeles Times



 

 


Saint Louis Symphony MondaysSaint Louis Symphony Mondays

Monday, November 11, 2013, @ 7:30 p.m.

An exquisite concert experience features smaller chamber ensembles of Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians.



 

 


Doc Severinsen & His Big BandDoc Severinsen & His Big Band

Sunday, November 17, 2013, @ 3:00 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

Enjoy a night of Ellington and Basie standards, pop, jazz, ballads and big band classics from the Grammy Award-winning trumpet virtuoso. The former “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” bandleader has not lost his flair for outrageous fashions and witty banter!



 

 


Saint Louis Wind SymphonySaint Louis Wind Symphony

Sunday, November 24, 2013, @ 3:00 p.m.

A versatile ensemble of St. Louis area music educators perform classical and contemporary woodwind compositions, patriotic marches, show tunes, jazz and more.

FREE!



 

 


“The Sound of Christmas,” starring Elisabeth Von Trapp & the Carolian Brass“The Sound of Christmas,” starring Elisabeth Von Trapp & the Carolian Brass

Wednesday, December 4, 2013, @ 7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

A holiday celebration features the beloved music of the von Trapp family and “The Sound of Music,” performed by Maria’s granddaughter Elisabeth and the exceptional Carolian Brass Quintet.



 

 


United States Air Force Band of Mid-America - SOLD OUT!United States Air Force Band of Mid-America

Monday, December 9, 2013, @ 7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013, @ 7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

Two great shows this year! The Air Force Band of Mid-America returns with its popular holiday concert, always a sellout.

 

 


Thodos Dance Chicago: The White City & Fosse TrilogyThodos Dance Chicago: The White City & Fosse Trilogy

Thursday, January 30, 2014, @ 7:30 p.m.

Choreographed by Tony Award winner Ann Reinking, a spectacular 12-dancer ensemble performs a one-act story ballet of the dramatic events surrounding the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 (based on Erik Larson’s bestseller, The Devil in the White City), and a mixed repertory of Bob Fosse pieces remounted by Ms. Reinking.

$15 adult, $12 senior, $5 student/child



 

 


The Official Blues Brothers Revue - SOLD OUT!The Official Blues Brothers Revue

Sunday, February 9, 2014, @ 7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

The only Blues Brothers show sanctioned by both Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi’s family celebrates Chicago’s rich rhythm and blues history with high energy passion and precision. Fun for all ages!

“Infectious and unbridled energy.... it blows the roof off." - The Chicago Sun-Times



 

 


Valentina IgoshinaValentina Igoshina

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, @ 7:30 p.m.

A recital by the acclaimed Russian pianist, who has performed as a soloist on many of the grand concert stages of the world.

$5 general admission



 

 


Erth’s Dinosaur ZooErth’s Dinosaur Zoo

Saturday, March 8, 2014, @ 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 8, 2014, @ 6:00 p.m. - New Show Added

Giant puppets, stilt-walkers and inflatables bring dinosaurs to life on stage in this unique, interactive show, created and performed by Erth-Visual & Physical, Inc. Kids are invited to feed, water and care for these lifelike creatures as they accompany the performers on a journey to prehistoric Australia.

$15 adult, $12 senior, $5 student/child

Special Kids VIP Package Now Available - The special VIP package includes:  an official Dinosaur Zoo hat, preferred seating in the theater – close to the action, and a pre-show meet and greet with the dinosaurs and their handlers.  Pre-show starts at 5:00 p.m.  Cost of the VIP ticket for children is $25 ( adult prices do not change).  



 

 


Saint Louis Symphony MondaysSaint Louis Symphony Mondays

Monday, March 31, 2014, @ 7:30 p.m.

An exquisite concert experience features smaller chamber ensembles of Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians.

FREE!



 

 


The Intergalactic Nemesis - Book One: Target EarthThe Intergalactic Nemesis - Book One: Target Earth

Thursday, April 3, 2014, @ 7:30 p.m.

A 21st century mash-up of comic books, sci-fi and radio adventure drama for the kid in everyone. Dazzling comic book art is projected on a screen while three actors, a musician and sound-effects artist provide the soundtrack. Family friendly and totally fun! Recommended for ages 8 and up.

"Pitch-perfect... totally nuts and a ton of fun! Do not miss it!" - The Austinist

"Thrilling, compelling... you'll be amazed and entertained." - BroadwayWorld.com

$15 adult, $12 senior, $5 student/child



 

 


John Pizzarelli QuartetJohn Pizzarelli Quartet


Thursday, April 17, 2014, @ 7:30 p.m.

The world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer reinvigorates the Great American Songbook with the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and vocals.

“Hip with a wink.” - Town & Country

“Madly creative.” - Los Angeles Times


 

 


Saint Louis Symphony Youth OrchestraSaint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

Sunday, May 4, 2014, @ 3:00 p.m.

The region’s finest young musicians, ages 12 to 22, represent 35 schools throughout greater St. Louis and beyond.

FREE!


Tickets on Sale - August 29, 2013