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May 4: Jack Wright' s Songs and Stories of Neil Diamond tribute at the JLC

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Apr 18, 2019

In the final show of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts’ 2018/2019 Professional Series, “JACK WRIGHT’s Songs and Stories of NEIL DIAMOND: A Contemporary Tribute,” comes to the JLC’s Mainstage Theatre on the College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Jack Wright (pictured) gives his audiences a sophisticated, authentic and impassioned performance of the hit songs that have kept Neil Diamond in the hearts of his fans for Photo of Jack Wright singing a Neil Diamond songmore than five decades.The show goes beyond the music, when Jack shares stories about Neil’s life, along with explanations of his sometimes complex lyrics. Performing with his Heartlight Showband, Jack will bring his interpretive singing and dynamic stage presence to perform a wide array of timeless hits and fan favorites, including “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Hello Again,” “Coming to America,” “Song Sung Blue, and many more.

Tickets: $35 for adults; $34 for seniors, CLC staff and alumni; and $15 for students and teens. Prices do not include an additional $2 per ticket facility fee.

The JLC Box Office is located on the Grayslake Campus, Room P112, and is open Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Call (847) 543-2300 (option 5). To purchase tickets online, learn more about the JLC season and group discounts for six or more, visit To request the 2018-19 James Lumber Center Professional Series brochure or the College of Lake County art, dance, film, literary, music and theatre events guide, call (847) 543-2300. 

The James Lumber Center will announce its 2019/2020 season in July. To be added  to the JLC mailing list, please call (847) 543-2739.

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