Desplains Theatre


Ron Onesti speaks to the gathered dignitaries Thursday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated Des Plaines Theatre. 

John Starks | Staff Photographer 

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Closed to the public for more than seven years, the…

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Grant application submitted.

While it may look like nothing is happening to move the Will Rogers Theatre project forward, what you need to understand is that the project is very expensive and it can't get done without help. 

We are constantly looking…

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Artist Appeal

Summer House Entertainment Inc. 

Katie Troccoli, President 

1911 Champlain St 

Ottawa, IL 61350 

815-228-2058 Cell 

I own two historic theater, (Long Story how I got here) The Majestic Theater in Streator IL, and the…

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Briefcase Blues Endorsment

I can't do this project alone. 

I ask the Universe for help and good will. 

I am on a mission to restore the Majestic in Streator IL & Will Rogers Theatre in Charleston IL to live entertainment stages…

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Restoration Costs

The numbers are staggering.

This does not include seating, projection, sound, curtain or snack bar equipment.