MT. CARROLL – Timber Lake Playhouse released its schedule of events for the fall season, starting with the “Blooze Brothers Revue,” a Blues Brothers tribute show on Saturday.
The Blooze Brothers Revue is a 12-piece show band that covers Motown, R&B and soul. Some of Chicago’s top musicians make up the cast, as well as the high-energy frontmen “Jake” and “Elwood,” as well as their 1974 Dodge Monaco Bloozemobile.
“The Buddy Holly Story” opens Sept. 9 for a two-week run. It covers Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise from that the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the airwaves until his death less than two years later on “the day the music died”. The show features more than 20 of Holly’s greatest hits.
Heartache Tonight will perform its Eagles Tribute Concert on 7 p.m. Sept. 25. The show includes renditions of “Hotel California,” “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” “Seven Bridges Road,” “Life In The Fast Lane,” “Take It Easy” and Don Henley’s “Heart Of The Matter.”
TLP will celebrate Fall Fest on Sept. 25, when a tasting of the area’s craft beers, games, pumpkin decorating, barrel rides and food will be available for visitors to partake in.
“A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” will be staged at the Playhouse from Sept. 30 through October 10. The celebration of the country music legend’s talents includes “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “I Fall to Pieces” and “Crazy.”
Timber Lake Terror: The Haunted Experience will start Oct. 9 and run weekends through October. The seasonal attraction includes the Trail of Terror, Fun House and a haunted house. An escape room will be available Friday and Saturday evenings, requiring puzzle solving to escape the TLP Barn. The annual offering of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” will close out Halloween weekend.
Boy Band Night! is a national touring act that features the music of the 1990s boy bands takes the stage Nov. 13. The show pays homage to The Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, New Kids On TheBlock, Boys II Men, and One Direction. The shows include signature choreography from iconic music videos.
BritBeat pays tribute to the Beatles of 1964 with a show 7 p.m. Nov. 20. The youthful excitement and boyish charm is brought back to the stage in an electrifying recreation of performances by the original Fab Four.
TLP’S WorldPremiere Musical, “What a Wonderful World,” comes to the stage Dec. 2 for a two-week run. This premier of the jukebox musical is the tale of how the new Santa and Mrs. Claus met and fell in love during the late 1950s.
All concerts are in the TLP theater and begin at 7 p.m. with tickets at $25 ($20 for TLP Subscribers). Musicals begin at 7:30 p.m. with matinees at 2 p.m. Ticket prices range from $20 to $30. Tickets for all Timber Lake Playhouse events can be bought online at [http://www.timberlakeplayhouse.org] www.timberlakeplayhouse.org or by calling the box office at 815-244-2035. The Box Office is open every day from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and until intermission on show days.