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Norris Cultural Arts Center

1040 Dunham Rd., St. Charles, IL 60174


Features a 1,000-seat performing arts theater that has provided quality live productions, concerts and quality family entertainment for more than 20 years. Season tickets are available. Also featured is a spacious two-level art gallery.

The Norris was founded in 1978 with funding from the St. Charles Charities, which was created in 1924 by Lester and Dellora Norris and Edward Baker and now is known as the Norris Foundation.

The Norris has a long history of bringing downtown Chicago-quality entertainment and arts to the suburbs, featuring theater, illusion, comedy, dance, and virtually every genre of music, from pop and blues to big band, classical and opera.

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