Ed Asner, a multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner, will perform "FDR," a solo performance drama based on Dore Schary's Broadway hit "Sunrise at Campobello," at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre in September.
"FDR" will explore the life of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the events and decisions that shaped a nation during his era.
The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the theater, attached to Batavia High School. Ticket information has not yet been released.
In addition, the Arcada Theatre announced today that Tim Reynolds, lead guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band, will perform in St. Charles with his band, TR3, on April 17.
Tickets will be for sale soon at www.oshows.com and range in price from $20-$50. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with the concert beginning at 8 p.m.
This will be the only Chicagoland TR3 concert before Reynolds goes on tour with the Dave Matthews Band, including two concert dates in early July at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wis.
The Arcada Theatre is located at 105 E. Main St., in St. Charles.
• Mike Van Der Harst is the features editor of the Kane County Chronicle. “The Second Row” will feature coverage of arts and entertainment events throughout the area. Contact him at 630-845-5233 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @MikeVDH1.