ST. CHARLES IL – The Steel Beam Theatre presents, “An Intimate Evening with Mark Dvorak” on Friday, July 11 at the Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main Street, St. Charles. Tickets are $40 per adult and include a light supper, dessert and admission to the concert. Dinner is at 6:30 pm and the concert begins at 7:30 pm. Dessert will be served during intermission. All proceeds support the theatre and its programs. Pre-show music provided by Fight with Monsters, acoustic guitars of Ryan Caldwell and Ryan Worthy, who will play background during the supper hour. Food provided by Mary Bohadlo and Mary B Cookin’ catering.
Now in its thirteenth season, the Steel Beam Theatre earned “Best of the Fox” from the Kane County Chronicle reader’s poll earlier this year. The professional theatre operates year-round with a full schedule of adult shows, children’s theatre and workshops.
“We’re proud and blessed to have flourished here in the Fox River Valley for the past fourteen years,” said theatre founder and director Donna Steele. “Music has always been a good way to fill in our schedule, and we’re so lucky that Mark is coming to our stage for our summer event.”
Dvorak was named “Chicago’s Troubadour” by WFMT 98.7 fm fine arts radio last year, and is the 2013 recipient of the FARM Lantern Bearer Award for his contribution to the field of folk music. His songwriting has been called “wondrous,” and “profound.” His performance “an elegant balancing act of the traditional, the original and the powerful.” The Chicago Tribune calls him “masterful,” while SING OUT! Magazine says, “Dvorak shines!”
Dvorak has released sixteen albums to date and last year his first book of essays and poems, “Bowling for Christmas and Other Tales from the Road” was published and received glowing reviews. The initial printing sold out in nine days.
Tickets can be ordered by phoning the Steel Beam Theatre box office at 630 587 8521 or online at www.steelbeamtheatre.com. For more information on Mark Dvorak, visit his website at www.markdvorak.com.