WINDY CITY TIMES
||MUSIC Raue Center to host ABBA tribute on Oct. 15
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Raue Center for the Arts will welcome "Mania: The Abba Tribute," from London's West End, to downtown Crystal Lake at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15.
"Mania" takes audiences back in time by recreating one of the world's most well-known pop groups in a live stage performance. This highly polished and professional production was created in 1999 and played its first shows in 2000.
In 2002, Mania was invited to perform at London's West End, playing for 18 weeks at the Strand Theatre. That same year, the show also made its German debut at the Deutsches Theatre Munich, where it sold out every seat in the house for 21 performances.
In 2004, Mania played a television special celebrating 30 years since ABBA came to prominence with "Waterloo." The special was broadcast throughout Europe and viewed by more than 11 million people. Fellow performers included original members of the ABBA band and stars from the musical Mamma Mia.
Tickets start at $37 each and may be purchased online at rauecenter.org or via the box office at 815-356-9212 or 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake.
Note: For COVID protocols, visit rauecenter.org/covid/ .
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