Vermillion Players Performance, Pontiac, IL
The Vermillion Players, Pontiac Dancenter, and Pontiac Tourism have released additional information about the three dinner theatre performances schedule for November 25, 26, and 27. Each day will see a unique performance built around a specific musical theme.
On Friday, November 25th, the show will feature some of the great music from the motion pictures. Song and dance will bring to life such hits as Chim Chim Cheree (Mary Poppins), Moon River (Breakfast at Tiffanys), Talk to the Animals (Doctor Doolittle), and Three Coins in the Fountain from the movie of the same name. Dinner for Friday night will be roast pork with apple chutney, new roasted potatoes, green beans and salad.
Saturday’s show will be built around the tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra – the Chairman of the Board. Songs include The Shadow of Your Smile, The Lady Is A Tramp, Chicago, and Strangers in the Night. Dancers from the Pontiac Dancenter will be on hand to add their talents to the songs. In honor of Sinatra’s Italian heritage, dinner will be Tuscan chicken with gorgonzola sauce, new roasted potatoes, a vegetable medley and a salad.
Sunday’s matinee is full of holiday songs and features a dessert buffet. Songs include such favorites as: Winter Wonderland, Here Comes Santa Claus, Jingle Bell Rock, and White Christmas. The Pontiac Dancenter troupe will again provide added visual interest.
Tickets for the shows are now on sale at Pontiac City Hall. Reserved seating is available. Dinner and show tickets (Friday and Saturday) are $25.00 per person, and tickets for the Sunday afternoon dessert buffet show are $15.00 each. For ticket information call: 815-844-3396.
We welcome your Route 66 news, stories, photos and events for publication in our newsletter or on our web site!