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Wednesday, June 07 - Saturday, June 10

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Wednesday, July 12 - Sunday, July 16

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

RVC Starlight Theatre

3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, IL 61114

(815) 921-2160

RVC Starlight Theatre


Listen, we’re starting the season off with something stellar; something that makes us all want to get up and dance! The Starlight 2023 season starts with the exhilarating, the exuberant, the perfect 80s movie put on stage, Footloose!!! We’re really going to raise the roof with this one!

Featuring some fantastic songs from the movie, including “Almost Paradise”, “Holding Out for a Hero”, “Let’s Hear it for the Boy”, and a bunch more infused with new rockin' songs to boot, this show has the magic of the film infused with energy only a musical can provide. We couldn’t start the season with a more energetic piece!

Show Dates: June 7-10 & July 12 - 16

When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, he is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. But he’s not prepared for the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, who is determined to exercise control over the town’s youth. When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges pins a father longing for the son he lost against a young man aching for the father who walked out on him.

To the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated Top 40 score, augmented with dynamic new songs, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people while guiding them with a warm heart and open mind.

Let’s open it up this season with something exhilarating!

Thank You to Our Platingum & Gold Sponsors

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