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Festival 56 in Princeton to present vocal trio: The Manhattan Dolls ‘Rockin’ with The Dolls’

Step back in time with heartfelt favorites from the 50s and 60s

PRINCETON – On Saturday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Festival 56 will present The Manhattan Dolls “Rockin’ with The Dolls.”

This performance will surely take you back to the 50s and 60s with songs like “Stop in the Name of Love,” “Then He Kissed Me,” any many other heartfelt favorites.

Come Rock with the Dolls for this special engagement. The Manhattan Dolls are an international touring trio founded by and featuring Festival 56′s very own Heather Stricker. You’ll remember Stricker as the Fishmonger in “Brigadoon” Season 2 (2005) and Lydia Lockhart in “Absolutely Anything” Season 4 (2007)

Do you prefer a different era? Check out: The Manhattan Dolls “Sentimental Journey,” music of the 30s and 40s, on Friday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m.

Both performances are at The Grace Theater, 316 South Main St., Princeton, 61356. Tickets are $25 and available online at festival56.com or call the box office at 815-879-5656.

The cast of The Manhattan Dolls “Rockin’ with The Dolls” includes: Heather Stricker, Vanessa Helms and Chelsee Hicks.

This production is sponsored by The Flats at Elm Place and is partially supported by a grant from The Illinois Arts Council Agency and The National Endowment for the Arts.