IMPORTANT: Due to the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) events may be canceled or postponed. Please check with individual event organizers for the latest information about cancellations.

Please Note: This event has expired.

The Ballad of the Sad Cafe

Presented by McAninch Arts Center at McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn IL

Mar 02 - 19 2017
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe

Adapted to the stage by Edward Albee
From the novella by Carson McCullers
Directed by Brad Lawrence

Preview: Thursday, March 2
Pre-show discussion with director and designers: Thursday, March 2, 6:45p
Post-show discussion with director and actors: Friday, March 10

A twisted love triangle involves Miss Amelia, who runs the Sad Cafe, Lymon, a dwarf cousin who came to live with her, and Marvin Macy, a roughneck who fell in love with Amelia but vows vengeance after she threw him out of the bedroom

View more


Tickets: $12 (student/senior) $14 (adult)

30th Anniversary COD Student Special: 30 Tickets at 1/2 Price Every Show -- COD Student ID required, limit (2) tickets based on availability.


Contact: 630-942-4000


McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

The McAninch Arts Center is accessible from parking to seating and accommodates Sennheiser Hearing Enhanced Devices. Persons who need special assistance should notify the Box Office at 630.942.4000

View more

CONNECT WITH McAninch Arts Center


Support the Arts in DuPage!

Arts DuPage supports, promotes, and advocates for the arts in DuPage County. You can help us by clicking the button below and making a donation today. Together we can build a better community. Thank you for your support!