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Beatles tribute band coming to Egyptian Theatre

By Parker Otto | February 5, 2020

DeKALB — The end of The Beatles came in 1970 when Paul McCartney announced he was leaving the group, but 50 years later the music of The Beatles lives on and will be performed by The Return, an American Beatles tribute band. The show will be 7:30 p.m....

Local jazz groups to perform at Egyptian Theatre

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | January 22, 2020

DeKALB — Four local jazz groups will come together for the fourth year in a row to bring a night of jazz to DeKalb.Beginning 7 p.m. Saturday, the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., will present its annual “Jazz at the Egyptian” show.The DeKalb...

Comedian Brian Regan will perform 7 p.m. Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Comedian to visit DeKalb

By Parker Otto | January 20, 2020

DeKALB — Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, sports and guns will be among the topics comedian Brian Regan will joke about in his upcoming performance 7 p.m. Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre.The staff of the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., is more than...

Festive events bring the holiday spirit to DeKalb

Festive events bring the holiday spirit to DeKalb

By Jacob Roushia | December 17, 2019

DeKalb - Organizations including NIU’s Supportive Professional Staff Council, the Egyptian Theatre and The DeKalb Public Library will host festive events throughout December.Supportive Professional Staff CouncilNIU’s Supportive Professional Staff...

A Charlie Brown Christmas will come to life in DeKalb

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” will come to life in DeKalb

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | December 12, 2019

The classic cartoon plays on popular networks throughout the holiday season, up until Christmas, but this year “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is coming to life  7:30p.m. on Friday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. 2nd St. Oftentimes around the holidays,...

Nutcracker ballet to arrive at Egyptian Theatre

‘Nutcracker’ ballet to arrive at Egyptian Theatre

By Chris Plumery | December 2, 2019

Students of the Beth Fowler School of Dance, will be performing the ballet “The Nutcracker” Friday through Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. The ballet will open at 7 p.m. for the Friday and Saturday performances and 2 p.m. for the...

A construction crew works on expanding the basement, concession stand and bathrooms of the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., in September 2019. The theater has been under construction since May.

Egyptian Theatre nears 90 year anniversary, construction continues

By Parker Otto | December 1, 2019

DeKALB — As the Egyptian Theatre rapidly approaches its 90th birthday on Dec. 10, the theater’s staff is preparing to celebrate the structure’s anniversary, along with the upcoming completion of the theater’s expansion project.  The construction,...

Egyptian Theatre to screen ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’

By Parker Otto | November 30, 2019

DeKALB – The holiday film “It’s A Wonderful Life” will be screened at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N Second St. The screening will feature multiple additions that a viewer can’t experience at home Jeanine Holcomb, Marketing...

Egyptian Theatre to host final flashlight tour

By Jacob Roushia | November 14, 2019

DeKALB – The next 2019 Flashlight Tour will take place at 8 p.m., Friday at The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. 2nd Street. It will be the last tour of the 2019 season.The Flashlight Tour “lets you experience the Egyptian Theatre in a way that most don't...

Prince tribute band to arrive in DeKalb

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | October 29, 2019

Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones, a Prince tribute band, will pour purple rain over DeKalb at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. The band will play the entire Purple Rain album by the late musician Prince, who passed away in...

Egyptian Theatre welcomes ‘Swan Lake’ by Russian Ballet

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | October 24, 2019

At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., will host “Swan Lake,” a Russian Ballet.The ballet will be Russian Ballet Theatre’s new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s ballet, a story about a beautiful swan princess...

Playing 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., the Green Lens Film Series will display socially conscious documentaries.

Green Lens Film Series comes to the Egyptian Theatre

By Parker Otto | September 12, 2019

DeKALB — Thursday marks the beginning of the Green Lens Film Series at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. The series will consist of seven documentary films playing 7 p.m. Thursdays until Oct. 24. Admission to the films is free of charge, and...