What’s Happening at the MAC: Spring 2016


Lucas Koprwoski, Features Editor

The McAninch Arts Center is College of DuPage’s apex of performance arts on campus. The modern building has brought some of the best musicians, comedians and lavish performances to COD and has succeeded to provide an experience that will not be soon forgotten. Here is a taste of what the MAC is bringing to the table this spring:

Hooking up with Second City

Feb. 16

VIP tables: $46   Section A: $36   Section B: $32

The famous comedy group Second City will come to the MAC once again, this time with a Valentine’s Day twist. With a rich history of breeding some of the most iconic comics of our time, like Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell and Tina Fey, this night of awkward romance will make for a date night you will not forget. Chocolate and a champagne toast with the cast is included with each ticket.


New Philharmonic: Dueling Pianos

 April 16 and 17

All tickets: $49

Award-winning pianists Winston Choi and Marta Aznavoorian will work together and go head to head, performing complementary on two pianos. The piece “Mahler’s Fourth Symphony” is the night’s main event, in conjunction with soprano Pamela Hitchman singing “Das himmlische Leben.” Pre-show discussions with the artists are on April 16 at 6:30 p.m. and April 17 at 2 p.m..


Capitol Steps

April 23

VIP tables: $49   Section A: $44   Section B: $42

With the 2016 Presidential Election in tow, this group of ex-Washington staffers-turned-musical-comedy stars rips and riffs on recent headlines of this political season. With over 30 years in political satire experience, this group know how to put the mock into democracy.


Lewis Black

May 19

VIP tables: $78   Section A: $69   Section B: $65

The King of the Rant hits the MAC, as long time comedian Lewis Black bring his trademark raunchy comedic style of picking apart anything that’s under his thick skin. By using current events, politics, social media and anything else that envelopes hypocrisy to bring out his comedic ingenuity and expresses the madness he sees loud and clear.