The Harris Theater’s successful Eat to the Beat lunchtime series continues on Friday, January 21, 2011 at 12 pm featuring exceptionally gifted artists from the highly acclaimed ChiArts (Chicago High School for the Arts). The series is designed to help break up the monotony of the workday, audience members are encouraged to enjoy their brown bag lunch while experiencing the next generation of brilliant dancers, actors, vocalists, and jazz musicians from Chicago’s “own version of Fame.” (WBEZ)
The series is geared towards those who live, work, attend school, or find themselves in the vicinity of the Harris during the workday lunch hour. The second season of the popular Eat to the Beat lunchtime series features an expanded lineup of four programs. The series’ first program in November featured Harris Theater resident company River North Chicago Dance Company; another celebrated Harris resident company Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago will be showcased on March 24, 2011. The series concludes on May 13, 2011 with the Chicago premiere of the exciting Chicago Academy for the Arts Repertory Dance Company. The inaugural 2009-2010 series featured three different performances by DanceWorks Chicago.
Individual tickets are priced at $5 ensuring that anyone is able to enjoy a fun mid-day live performance. Park Grill box lunches are available for advance purchase. Tickets are available at the Harris Theater box office located in Millennium Park at 205 E. Randolph Dr., by calling 312-334-7777 or by visiting www.harristheaterchicago.org.