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The cast of the musical “1619: The Journey of a People,” performing on stage on Oct. 20 at the Egyptian Theatre. (Nyla Owens | Northern Star)

‘1619: The Journey of a People’ musical held at the Egyptian Theatre

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | October 24, 2022

Thursday night at the Egyptian Theatre, there was a performance of the musical “1619: The Journey of a People,” which helped the audience learn about the experience of African American people throughout America’s history.  The musical is based...

Lewberger is set to perform Friday night at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb. (Photo Courtesy of the Egyptian Theatre)

Lewberger to bring music and comedy to Egyptian Theatre

By Sarah Rose, Assistant Lifestyle Editor | October 4, 2022

DeKALB– Lewberger, a three-man comedy band based in Los Angeles, California, is set to take the stage at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Egyptian Theater. Keith Habersberger, Alex Lewis and Hughie Stone Fish, who comprise the band, were finalists on NBC’s...

DeKalb goes crazy for Prince tribute

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | November 3, 2019

DeKALB — Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones brought the legendary Prince back from the dead and defied the artist’s typical age demographic by mirroring his image and executing his music flawlessly for all generations to enjoy.The concert was held Saturday...

The High Kings take DeKalb on a folkacoaster

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | September 9, 2019

Playing 24 songs in two and a half hours, the High Kings took audience members of all ages on what they call a “folkacoaster,” singing covers, true stories and original songs. Irish Folk band The High Kings, consisting of Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy...

DeKalb welcomes Scottish rockers

By Peter Zemeske | April 1, 2019

World renowned bagpipe rockers the Red Hot Chilli Pipers brought their Scottish-tinged rock covers and original music to the Egyptian Theatre Friday.Not to be confused with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers formed in Scotland in 2002...

The Egyptian Theatres Amenti Haunted House opened this weekend
and will continue offering Halloween tours from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
October 27 to 31.

Amenti Haunted House begins annual scare fest

By Linze Griebenow | October 24, 2011

A masked man wielding a chain saw is one of the first people to greet you at the Egyptian Theatre's Amenti Haunted House. The house opened this weekend and will continue to scare the DeKalb community from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Oct. 27 to 31. Waiting in...

NIU’s ‘Nutcracker’ performance a holiday delight

By Heather Skrip | November 12, 2010

For many, “The Nutcracker” is an essential part to their holiday festivities. As such, the School of Theatre & Dance will host four performances from November 11 through 14.It is important to note that the show takes place at the Egyptian Theatre,...