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BCA Season Series
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Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood Friday, September 12, 2014
Cyrille Aimee Saturday, September 20, 2014
Jake Johannsen Friday, October 17, 2014
360 Allstars Thursday, October 30, 2014
Bryan Batt "Batt On A Hot Tin Roof" Monday, November 17, 2014
Millar Brass Sunday, January 25, 2015
Lynn Trefzger Ventriloquist Comedian Friday, February 27, 2015
Parents Night Out Friday, March 27, 2015
Wonder Bread Years Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Mike Super Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Fall 2014
 

colin

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood | http://www.colinandbradshow.com/

Western Hall

Friday, September 12, 2014 (Family Weekend) | 7:30 PM

The world's funniest improv show featuring the brilliant comic stylings of Brad Sherwood and Colin Mochrie. The entire show is driven by audience participation. Audience members yell out suggestions and Colin and Brad do the rest. Also, throughout the show, audience members are brought up on stage. They are laugh until your sides hurt Funny!

 

cyrille

Cyrille Aimee | http://www.cyrillemusic.com/

COFAC Recital Hall

Saturday, September 20, 2014 (Al Sears Jazz Festival Headliner) 7:30 PM

Winner of the Montreux Jazz Festival's International Vocal Competition, the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and finalist in the Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition. Cyrille Aimee is – in the words of Will Friedwald of The Wall Street Journal- "one of the most promising jazz singers of her generation."

 

jake

Jake Johannsen | http://jakethis.com/

Grand Ballroom

Friday, October 17, 2014 (Dad's Weekend) | 8:00pm

Jake starred in his own HBO comedy special "This'll Take About an Hour" which was listed as one of the Ten Best Television Shows by People Magazine in 1992. In 1994, he was nominated as "Best Male Stand-Up Comedian". In 2010, Johannsen starred in his second Comedy Special titled "I Love You" which aired on Showtime and was directed and produced by The Aristocrats editor Emery Emery. Johannsen is a favorite of David Letterman and on May 20, 2011 made his 40th appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman.

 

allstars

360 Allstars | http://www.onyx-productions.com/360allstars/

Western Hall

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 7:30 PM

360 ALLSTARS is a phenomenal theatrical performance exploring all forms of rotation. Boasting a stellar cast, including world champion athletes, world class dancers and world renowned musicians, the production connects the street with the elite to deliver a radical urban circus! Replace acrobats with breakdancers, substitute a basketball freestyler in place of a juggler, swap the unicyclist for a BMX flatlander, and throw in a Roue Cyr artist and you get an exhilarating circus performance, like nothing you have seen before!

 

bryan

Bryan Batt "Batt On A Hot Tin Roof" | http://www.bryanbatt.com/

COFAC Recital Hall

Monday, November 17, 2014 | 7:30 PM

Television audiences know him from his two-time SAG Award-winning performance as Salvatore Romano on the critically acclaimed television series, Mad Men. New York audiences have been delighting in Bryan's performances for decades, including Beauty and the Beast, Cats, Starlight Express, Seussical, and Forbidden Broadway. Now, Bryan tackles the cabaret stage!

Spring 2015
 

miller

Millar Brass | http://www.millarbrass.com/

COFAC Recital Hall

Sunday, January 25, 2015 (Brass Fest) | 7:30 PM

Millar Brass was founded in 1981 by a group of friends interested in playing and performing large brass ensemble music. After 26 years, the ensemble has developed into an established tradition with a nine month performing season and an international reputation for the finest in brass playing. The American Record Guide calls the Millar Brass Ensemble, "...an up-and-coming group of young players who are making it big... They are certainly one of the best in the US."

 

Lynn

Lynn Trefzger Ventriloquist Comedian | http://www.lynnt.com/

Heritage Room

Friday, February 27, 2015 | 7:30pm

Audiences are treated to Lynn's vocal illusion talents, when they may meet a drunken and lovable camel, a grumpy old man, a feisty little girl, and may even see some other audience members who are brought up for the action! Lynn's off-the-wall audience interplay is riotously funny, no two shows are alike!

 

parents

Parents Night Out | http://www.karencomedy.com/parents-laughing/

The Grand Ballroom in the University Union

Friday, March 27, 2015 (Mom's Weekend)| 8:00pm

Happily married (just not to each other), Karen Morgan and Jim Colliton bring you "Parents Night Out," Comedy for Grownups, a hilarious look at parenting — from both sides. A comedy about family, marriage, mayhem, minivans and the insanity that they cause, this show will have the whole family laughing from start to finish!

 

wonderbread

Wonder Bread Years | http://wonderbreadyears.com/

COFAC Recital Hall

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | 7:30 PM

A salute to the Baby Boomer Generation, The Wonder Bread Years starring Pat Hazell, is a fast-paced, hilarious production that gracefully walks the line between stand-up and theater. Audiences across the country are enjoying a show that not only restores a much-needed sense of wonder, but leaves audiences laughing and savoring the past like never before.

 

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Mike Super | http://www.mikesuper.com/

Grand Ballroom

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 | 7:30 PM

The Winner of NBC's hit TV show Phenomenon! Mike Super's life has been characterized by an obsession and passion for magic. He has astonished millions of people with his craft, including the Hollywood elite Ellen DeGeneres, Jay Leno, Kenny Chesney, Criss Angel, Regis Philbin, Craig Ferguson, Kim Kardashian, and Joan Rivers to name but a few!
Now he brings his Magic live to WIU!

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