Early ticket orders are available NOW for the 17-18 Kirkland Series! This is going to be an AMAZING year at Kirkland Fine Arts Center!  The quality programming you expect at prices you can afford.  If you are looking for Broadway stars, international dance, or LIVE music from any genre, you will find it right here at Kirkland Fine Arts Center!  You can purchase your tickets online today at the link below.  You can also purchase your tickets in person or by phone at (217)424-6318 during business hours. Our summer operation hours are 10 AM - 4 PM Monday through Friday. 

Season ticket purchases are available now when buying 3 or more performances.  Save 10% with our Pick 3 to 5 Package.  Save 15% with our Pick 6 or More Package!  Become a Friend of Kirkland by making a donation of $50 or more for perks including early ticket sales, discounts, and more(details HERE)!  Single ticket sales will be available to purchase for the general public beginning August 21st.

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Ben Vereen

September 9, 2017, 7:30pm

“Simply hearing the name Ben Vereen uttered invokes the magic and allure of Broadway…” Broadway World

Ben Vereen's legendary performances transcend time and are woven into the fabric of America’s artistic legacy. For decades, fans have followed him from television, movies, concert halls, to Broadway and back.  Mr. Vereen has starred on Broadway in Wicked, Fosse, I’m Not Rappaport, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar Pippin and A Christmas Carol.  His role in Pippin garnered him a prestigious Tony as well as the Drama Desk Award +for “Best Actor in a Musical”

His one-man show Steppin' Out With Ben Vereen is receiving rave reviews internationally. Ben’s artistic quality is fueled by a passion to channel the arts for a better world.  Please join us for a night of excellence with this Broadway legend!

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BritBeat

October 28, 2017, 7:30pm

BritBeat is bringing the Beatles’ invasion of America to Kirkland Fine Arts Center! 

BritBeat is a stunning multimedia theatrical concert guaranteed to please.  Join us for a journey through the Beatles’ Ed Sullivan dynamic debut, their early classics, the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper era, and the later years of Abbey Road and the White Album.  Enjoy Beatles’ hits like Twist and Shout, Let It Be, A Hard Day’s Night, and many more!  Dance the night away as BritBeat captures the mania and emotions of the Beatles career for a perfect night of entertainment!


Ticket prices- $25/$30/$35
K-12 student tickets- $10 with paid adult
(Discount not available online)

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The Great Russian Nutcracker

November 4, 2017, 7:30pm

Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” ushers in the holiday season with two collaborative performances from Kirkland Fine Arts Center and the MDSO Masterworks Series!  Enjoy the immersive Christmas classic with 40 professional dancers, hand-selected area young dancers, a local children’s choir, and a full musical accompaniment from the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra!  Tchaikovsky’s classic score narrates our audience through the “Miniature Overture”, “Land of the Sugar Plum Fairy”, and

Holiday Jazz

December 9, 2017, 7:30pm

Celebrate the sounds of the season during the 10th anniversary of Holiday Jazz!  The Millikin University Jazz Sextet features School of Music faculty Dave Burdick, Brian Justison, Chris Nolte, Perry Rask, Randy Reyman, and Steve Widenhofer returning once again to get you in the Holiday spirit with their jazzy swing on Holiday classics.  Upbeat and soothing favorites are sure to make everyone in the family tap their toes and sing along. 

Featuring vocal Jazz greats and Millikin alumni Angel Spiccia and Brian Owens, it will be a night to remember!


Ticket prices- $15/$20/$25
K-12 student tickets- $10 with paid adult (Discount not available online)

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Mark Nizer 4D

January 27, 2018, 7:30pm

Mark Nizer changes the way people view the world, literally.  Glasses, provided by Kirkland, are worn during this show for maximum effect!. The impossible is possible; the improbable is probable. Winner of the International Juggling Championships, Mark has taken his one man show to the ninth degree.  He incorporates juggling, technology video, music and humor to create a unique and amazing evening.  Nizer’s expertly crafted entertainment showcase and outrageous comedy is nothing short of brilliant! 

Ticket prices- $15/$20/$25
K-12 student tickets- $10 with paid adult (Discount not available online)

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Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies

February 24, 2018, 7:30pm

Mister Mojo and his troupe of near-mad musical provocateurs are bringing an authentic Cajun experience of Zydeco music to Kirkland Fine Arts Center for a Mardi Gras celebration! Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies have poured Louisiana fire on audiences for over a quarter century. Few performers lift an audience like Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies. This show is HOT!

Ticket prices- $20/$25/$30
K-12 student tickets- $10 with paid adult
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Rhonda Vincent

Rhonda Vincent

March 24, 2018, 7:30pm

Enjoy as the eight-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year, six-time Grammy Nominee, and most awarded group in Bluegrass history seamlessly performs a breath-taking, one of a kind, must see performance that reaches beyond the boundaries of Bluegrass music! 

Famously crowned as "The New Queen of Bluegrass" by the Wall Street Journal, and the most decorated artist in that field. Vincent's music incorporates savvy contemporary touches while drawing deeply from the authentic traditions of classic bluegrass, with a flawless band that can execute break-neck instrumentals to heart wrenching ballads. Her latest project "Taken" features special guests ranging from Dolly Parton to Richard Marx. With over eighty awards to their name, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage are the most celebrated band in bluegrass.

Ticket prices- $25/$30/$35
K-12 student tickets- $10 with paid adult
(Discount not available online)

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Catapult Dance

April 7, 2018, 7:30pm

Never seen before, magic shadow dance!

An America’s Got Talent finalist from Season 8, Catapult is a features incredible dancers who work behind a screen to create magical shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us.  Be amazed as you watch their bodies transform into a mountain, an elephant, a dragon, even a helicopter!  You’ll never figure out how they do it, and you won’t know what they will create next – you’ll be surprised and delighted again and again.  Packed with hundreds of shape transformation, the show is full of humor, emotion and engaging stories.

Ticket prices- $15/$20/$25
K-12 student tickets- $10 with paid adult
(Discount not available online)

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MJ Live!

May 11, 2018, 7:30pm

The King of Pop is back!

Relive the energy, excitement and pure joy of the legendary superstar and his music through the #1 Michael Jackson tribute concert in the WORLD!  Feel the energy from the band and the mega-talented dancers through this live performance.  Witness the awesome sound, lighting, and effects.  Sing along to some of the greatest hits of all time like Bad, Billie Jean, Beat It, Dangerous, Smooth Criminal, and many more!

Ticket prices- $30/$40/$50
K-12 student tickets- $10 with paid adult
(Discount not available online)

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