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Legally Blonde cast delivers crowd-pleasing performance

Elle Woods played by Noël Konken, senior in ACES, sings the musical number What You Want at Legally Blonde the Musical on Sunday, April 12, 2015.

By Maddie Galassi

April 14, 2015

The cast of “Legally Blonde” earned a standing ovation on Saturday night, when they finished their Moms Weekend performance sponsored by the Illini Union Board. The IUB put on the play inspired by the 2001 movie of the same name starring Reese Witherspoon, who played a sorority girl who follows ...

Dads Weekend Calendar of Events

November 11, 2014

Friday, Nov. 14 Friday Night Films: Expendables 3 7 p.m. Location: Illini Union Pine Lounge Cost: Free, popcorn will be provided for first 100 attendees Illini Student Musicals Presents: West Side Story 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Location: Lincoln Hall Theatre Cost: $8 students, $10 public Illinois Basketbal...

Glee’s Lauren Potter lives her dream

Lauren Potter, actress on the television show

By Brittney Nadler

October 27, 2014

She strode across the stage sporting a black leather jacket, a red blouse and jeans, wasting no time in announcing how lucky she is to be living her dream of being an actress. “Glee” star Lauren Potter visited the University’s Lincoln Hall Theatre on Sunday at 7 p.m. to talk about overcoming obstac...

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

Members of Illini Student Musicals rehearse together on March 21. “In Progress: A Broadway Revue” will debut Thursday at 7:30 pm in Lincoln Hall Theatre.

By Taylor Lucero

April 30, 2014

As graduation quickly approaches, students about to exit the doors of higher education may deal with the anxiety of life after college. This apprehension is embodied in the singing, dancing and acting of Illini Student Musicals’ upcoming show, “In Progress: A Broadway Revue.” The performance is ...