Season 4 Announcement and Capital Campaign

Rise Above Performing Arts, a community theatre focused on the development of today’s youth announced its action-packed 4th season in front of an audience of 300 at the Starlite Room. The Season kicks off with the Area Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s School of Rock September 12-15, 2019. Next up is the coming of age musical, Glory Days which will run November 1-3. The winter session kicks into high gear as the theatre brings Stephen Sondheim’s West Side Story to the stage Jan 3-5 and Jan 9-11. Rise Above wraps up the 4th season with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Bring It On.

Rise Above also announced the launching of its Capital Campaign to build its own facility. The proposed performing arts center is designed to include a 200 seat theatre and rehearsal rooms. The nonprofit organization is currently in the process of determining the final location for the building and plan to construct the center in phases as finances are raised.

Rise Above is currently completing its season with The Addams Family which runs May 2-5, 2019. All performances are held at The Glenridge Performing Arts Center. For more information please visit

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