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Performers go Full Throttle at Ellwood

By Alex Hyde | April 20, 2014

I wasn’t expecting to see belly dancers so close to Easter, but the Wooden Box Theater’s variety show provided that and so much more Saturday night.Wooden Box Theater’s Daniel Sherrill hosted Charlie’s Angels Nite: Full Throttle at the Ellwood...

Artists take charge in local Beatles cover show

By Nate Linhart | February 17, 2014

“Come Together” appropriately described the Wooden Box Theater’s fourth annual Beatles Nite over the weekend.Wooden Box Theater, an Illinois performance team, presented the Beatles Nite at the Ellwood House Museum Visitor Center, 509 N. First St.,...

Daniel Sherrill, writer, director and talent recruiter for
Wooden Box Theater, stands with Vanessa Chavez, the host of
tonights Pink Floyd Night at the House Cafe, 263, E. Lincoln

Wooden Box rebuilds “The Wall”

By Barb Lowden | September 12, 2011

Imagine experiencing over 20 different musicians perform live, an art show, a play and a fashion show -- all in one night. Oh, and it only costs $5. Tonight at 6 p.m., live theater group Wooden Box Theater will present Pink Floyd - The Wall at the House...

Daniel Sherrill (left) wrote, directed and organized Wooden Box
Theaters Summer Bash 2011 with the help of co-writer Debi Judkins
(middle) and co-host Jade Cook (right).

Locals showcase music, fashion and hula hooping

By Barb Lowden | July 13, 2011

DeKALB | The House Cafe will host local theater group Wooden Box Theater, as they present Summer Bash 2011 at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event will showcase rising musical artists in DeKalb. In addition to live music, the night's entertainment will include...

Wooden Box Theater to celebrate 16 years of performance tonight

By Northern Star Staff | February 15, 2011

The Wooden Box Theater, a performance group from the DeKalb/Sycamore area, will celebrate its 16th anniversary tonight at the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway. The troupe will be performing a collection of songs and poems entitled Unlock and Conquer....