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Stage Presence

Local theaters offer entertainment variety

The stage of the Batavia Fine Arts Centre. (Melissa Emory)

Whether it’s Chicago actors in Broadway-level professional shows or volunteer performers displaying their acting, singing or dancing talent, Kane County has a wide array of live theater entertainment to suit any taste and budget.

Fall and winter are a great time to enjoy a night out at the theater. Whether your plans are a special date night or introducing your kids to the magic of live performance, check out one of Kane County’s great local venues.

Albright Theatre Company Now in its 39th year, the Albright Theater Company has been performing on the third floor of the Batavia Government Center for the last 11 years. The performers and those working behind the scenes are volunteers who simply love the theater.

“People want a chance to explore their creative side, and the company gives them an opportunity to do that,” says Jennifer Ring, president of the Albright Company.

Its members include people from all over the tri-cities area, plus those who come as far as Palatine and Dekalb, Ring says.

To read the full story, pick up the latest issue of Kane County Magazine.