Sangamon Auditorium

Sangamon Auditorium

1 University Plaza, Springfield, IL, USA
Seats (approximate)
2019

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description

The Springfield presenter of touring Broadway, Sangamon Auditorium is located on the campus of the University of Illinois Springfield.  Home to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and Springfield Ballet Company, it is the only auditorium and presenting organization of its kind and size in the Springfield area, with a seating capacity of 2,018.  

Sangamon Auditorium presents a Performing Arts Season each year consisting of four unique series: Broadway, Visiting Artist, Family, and the uniquely-named “Kitchen Sink” series, consisting of intimate performances presented in the 350-seat Studio Theatre just below Sangamon Auditorium.  The Auditorium also presents a K-12 matinee series and facilitates opportunities for students and patrons to learn from and collaborate with touring artists.  Through these presentations and activities, Sangamon Auditorium, UIS continues to fulfill its mission of presenting and supporting varied cultural and educational professional arts activities to audiences on campus, in Springfield, Sangamon County, and the surrounding central Illinois areas.

The Play That Goes Wrong
May 07, 2020 - May 07, 2020
Play Original Comedy
Jersey Boys
Oct 20, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
Chicago
Mar 13, 2017 - Mar 14, 2017
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Dirty Dancing
Sep 20, 2016 - Sep 21, 2016
Musical Original
Elf
Nov 06, 2015 - Nov 07, 2015
Music by Matthew Sklar; Book by Bob Martin, Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Musical Revival Comedy
The Illusionists
Oct 13, 2015 - Oct 13, 2015
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Million Dollar Quartet
May 03, 2015 - May 03, 2015
Musical Original
Million Dollar Quartet
Mar 25, 2014 - Mar 25, 2014
Musical Original
Jersey Boys
Mar 04, 2014 - Mar 08, 2014
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
Hello, Dolly!
Jan 22, 2014 - Jan 22, 2014
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Comedy
Chicago
Sep 27, 2005 - Sep 28, 2005
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Jesus Christ Superstar
Jan 30, 2004 - Feb 01, 2004
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Drama
Fiddler on the Roof
Feb 22, 2002 - Feb 24, 2002
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Chicago
Apr 25, 2000 - Apr 30, 2000
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Rent - Benny
Feb 01, 2000 - Feb 06, 2000
Music by Jonathan Larson; Book by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Musical Original Drama
Musical Revival ComedyFarce
Cats - Fourth National
May 01, 1998 - May 03, 1998
Musical Original
Musical Original Drama
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Nov 04, 1995 - Nov 04, 1995
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
Evita - 1992
Nov 12, 1993 - Nov 14, 1993
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
Cats - Fourth National
Apr 24, 1992 - Apr 26, 1992
Musical Original
A Chorus Line
Oct 31, 1991 - Nov 03, 1991
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Drama
Mame
Sep 07, 1990 - Sep 09, 1990
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
Cats - Fourth National
Nov 25, 1989 - Nov 26, 1989
Musical Original
Big River
Mar 06, 1988 - Mar 06, 1988
Music by Roger Miller; Book by William Hauptman; Lyrics by Roger Miller
Musical Original Comedy
On the Twentieth Century
Mar 01, 1987 - Mar 01, 1987
Musical Revival Comedy
gigi
Apr 06, 1985 - Apr 06, 1985
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Musical Revival Comedy