THE TWELVE TENORS Kicks Off Riverfront Theater's Inaugural Season, 5/30

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Riverfront Theater, Chicago's newest entertainment destination, welcomes – direct from Dublin – The Twelve Tenors. The five-day production is the first of a series of summer programming in the 70-foot tall, 22,000 square foot temperature-controlled tent along the scenic Chicago River. Joining The Twelve Tenors, as the Thirteenth Tenor, on opening night, May 30, is Chicago's own TV personality and host of the wildly popular radio show, "Mr. Fix It," is Lou Manfredini. Manfredini will sing several songs with the famous group throughout the evening.

Tickets for The Twelve Tenors are $35 - $90 and may be purchased online, www.RiverfrontTheater.com, or by phone, 888.556.94845. To learn more about Riverfront Theater, visit www.RiverfrontTheater.com.

The Twelve Tenors, with their great looks and incredible voices are twelve of Ireland's finest singers. The hugely talented group will perform some of the best music of the 20th Century, including famous Irish Classics, opera, pop and swing. Performing to sold out crowds around the world, The Twelve Tenors' hits include "Danny Boy, Cockles and Mussels," "You Raise Me Up," "Neesun Dorma," That's Life," "Twist and Shout," "Hey Jude," and many more. During their exclusive Chicago engagement, The Twelve Tenors will also feature Irish dancing.

Manfredini stars as special guest and "13thTenor" for one night only during The Twelve Tenors only Chicago engagement. Manfredini is the host of Chicago's wildly popular WGN Radio's Mr. Fix-It Program, the national program House Smarts TV, and a regular contributor on NBC's Today Show and NBC 5 Chicago. "If you listen to my show you know I love to sing. Hopefully the fact that I'm a Baritone and not Irish won't bring the whole thing down, I am very excited to be a part of this and I know it will be a lot of fun," said Manfredini.

To learn more about Riverfront Theater's Inaugural Season, see below:

Dancing Queen

Run Dates: Wednesday, June 6 - Sunday, June 24

Times: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2, 5 and

8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 and 5 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $35 - $90 and are on sale now.

Travel back in time to the 1970's and celebrate the music that made those days memorable. The audience will enjoy the chart toppers from the pop group phenomenon ABBA, as well as a dazzling compilation of highlights from the iconic film Saturday Night Fever. This glittering, polyester-clad production is guaranteed to have everyone dancing, singing and swinging in the aisles.

Spirit of the Dance

Run Dates: Wednesday, June 27 - Sunday, July 15

Times: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2, 5 and

8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 and 5 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $35 - $90 and are on sale now.

Seen by more than 30 million people worldwide and winner of nine Global awards including "Best Choreography" and "Best International Production," the world champion dancers of Spirit of the Dance take audiences on a world tour of dance. This 10th Anniversary tour includes powerful, show-stopping rhythms of Irish dance, passionate Latino rhythms of Tango, heart-pounding Flamenco and hip-shaking red-hot Salsa.

La Soiree

Run Dates: Wednesday, July 18 - Sunday, August 5

Times: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m., Fridays at 6 and 9 p.m., Saturdays at 6 and 9 p.m. and Sundays at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $50 - $110 and are on sale now.

This "adults only" show serves up a very strong cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety. La Soiree, has been performed around the world and features many stars of the Olivier-Award winning La Clique.

Rocket Man

Run Dates: Wednesday, August 8 - Sunday, August 26

Times: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2, 5 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 and 5 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $35 - $90 and go on sale June 1 at 10 a.m.

Rocket Man is a celebration of the four-decade long career of the one and only Sir Elton John. Performing many of Sir Elton's classics with as much energy as the man himself, Rocket Man performs his love-fueled ballads, floor-stomping rock and his unforgettable sing along hits in an evening that will have the audience begging that the sun won't go down on them.

Man In the Mirror

Run Dates: September 12 - 30

Run Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 12 - Sunday, Sept. 30

Times: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2, 5 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 and 5 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $35 - $90 and go on sale June 1 at 10 a.m.

This spellbinding musical features the amazing music of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, from his early days of singing the ABCs with the Jackson 5 to his solo efforts with "Off The Wall" to his record breaking "Thriller" and beyond. Man in the Mirror honors the "most successful entertainer of all time" according to the Guinness Book of World records with jaw-dropping special effects, eye-popping multimedia displays, breathtaking vocals and Jackson's unforgettable choreography.

Tickets for The Twelve Tenors are $35 - $90 and may be purchased online, www.RiverfrontTheater.com, or by phone, 888.556.94845. Tickets for Dancing Queen, Spirit of the Dance and La Soiree are also on sale now and tickets for Rocket Man and Man in the Mirror go on sale June 1 at 10 a.m. The Riverfront Theater is located at 650 W. Chicago Ave. (at Halsted) and parking is available on site. Rental inquiries can be made at info@RiverfrontTheater.com

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