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Jesus Christ Superstar

April 24, 25, 29, 30, May 1 & 2 at 7:30pm
April 26 at 2:00pm

The first ever “Rock Opera”, Jesus Christ Superstar traces the final days of the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. As Jesus’ radical teachings are evermore embraced, Judas increasingly questions the enlightened motives of this new prophet, resulting in betrayal. Don’t miss this Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice long-running Broadway performance that is sure to illuminate the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.



Les Misérables

June 19, 20, 24, 25, 26 & 27 at 7:30pm
June 21 at 2:00pm

In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of the student revolutionary who has captured the heart of Valjean's adopted daughter.



Peter Pan

September 18, 19, 23, 24, 25 & 26 at 7:30pm
September 20 at 2:00pm

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and with a sprinkle of pixie dust begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates, and of course the villainous Captain Hook. Featuring the iconic songs "I'm Flying," "I've Gotta Crow," "I Won't Grow Up," and "Never Never Land," and a rousing book full of magic, warmth, and adventure, Peter Pan is the perfect show for the child in all of us who dreamed of soaring high and never growing up.



Youthlight 2015 presents
Big Fish


July 31, August 1, 5, 6, 7 & 8 at 7:30pm
August 2 at 2:00pm

A rollicking fantasy set in the American South, Big Fish centers on the charismatic Edward Bloom, whose impossible stories of his epic adventures frustrate his son Will. As Edward's final chapter approaches, Will embarks on his own journey to find out who his father really is, revealing the man behind the myth, the truth from the tall tales.


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December 4, 5, 9, 10, 11 & 12 7:30pm
December 6 & 13 at 2:00pm

December show TBA.


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All performances at:
Byron Moore Auditorium
East Peoria High School
1401 E Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611


This program is partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council