Sufjan Stevens’ Illinois Is Getting a Stage Show This Summer

sufjan stevens Illinois is receiving a musical theater adaptation, billed as part of the performing arts series at Bard College’s Fisher Center. Justin Peck, who choreographed Stephen Spielberg’s play West Side Story update, is directing and choreographing the show, which will have a few dates in late June and early July. Illinois it is also scheduled for an as-yet-unannounced race in Chciago later in the summer. See all of Bard’s dates below.

Working from Stevens’ songs, Peck wrote a story for the show with Jackie Sibblies Drury, who won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play. fairview. Released in 2005, Illinois it was the second installment in Stevens’ purported efforts to record an album honoring America’s 50th birthday. Only Michigan received the same treatment in 2003. Stevens most recently issued A beginner’s mind in 2021, a collaboration with Angelo De Augustine. The last solo album of him is 2020’s Ascension.


Friday June 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday June 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday June 25 at 2:00 p.m.
Friday June 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 2 at 2:00 p.m.

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