Diversions: 4 picks for the coming week
Updated: June 8, 2012 9:15AM
1. “Lend Me a Tenor,” a Tony Award-winning comedy, will be presented by Kirk Players at 7:30 p.m. June 8 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. June 9 at Mundelein High School Theatre, 1350 W. Hawley St. Tickets are $14; $12 for students and senior citizens; $7 for children under 12. Visit www.kirkplayers.org or call (847) 521-6192.
2. Jon Anderson: The voice of YES, with a special late set with Aryk Crowder, 8:30 p.m. June 8 at Viper Alley, 275 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire. Ages 21-plus show. $26-$65. Visit www.viper-alley.com or call (866) 463-3401.
3. Tempel Farms, 17000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, will host an evening toast and performance by the Tempel Lipizzan stallions set to classical music from 6-9 p.m. June 9. The evening begins with a champagne toast to the Lipizzan breed and honored guests. Following the performance, guests are invited into the stable courtyard where complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer will be served as the sun sets. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held indoors. Advance tickets only, $50; $45 active military and veterans, $20 children under 15. Call (847) 623-7272 or visit www.tempelfarms.com. Other scheduled 2012 evening performances include July 21, Aug. 18 and Sept. 8; matinee performances are 1-3 p.m. June 24, July 25, July 29, Aug. 22, Aug. 26 and Sept. 23.
4. Citadel Theatre Company will hold its 10th anniversary gala, “Copacabana,” from 7 p.m.-midnight June 8 at the Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. The evening includes dinner, dancing to music by the Robert Cole Orchestra, and door prizes. $125 per person. To RSVP, call (847) 735-8554 or visit www.citadeltheatre.org.