American Idol’s David Hernandez Headlines ‘Dancing Queen’

Riverfront Theater, Chicago’s newest entertainment destination, is pleased to announce the second production in their summer series, Dancing Queen, starring American Idol’s David Hernandez, June 14 – 24, 650 West Chicago Ave. The performance schedule is 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.  Tickets for Dancing Queen are $35 – $75 and may be purchased online, www.RiverfrontTheater.com, or by phone, 888.556.9484. To learn more about Riverfront Theater, visit www.RiverfrontTheater.com. 

Dancing Queen gives audiences “the time of their life” with a Broadway-style production featuring the hits of the 70s including the best of ABBA, from “Dancing Queen” to “Waterloo” and everything in between; a salute to Donna Summer, the “Queen of Disco;” and a song and dance compilation highlighting the iconic film “Saturday Night Fever.” American Idol’s Top 12 Finalist David Hernandez joins the large cast of singers and dancers in these numbers and many more. Perfect for all ages, from the people who remember the 70s to those that wish they were part of it, Dancing Queen is a non-stop party that encourages the audiences to dance in the aisles and shake their groove thing.

ABOUT DAVID HERNANDEZ

Actor/singer/songwriter, David Hernandez, gained national attention with his powerful voice and affable personality as an American Idol finalist.  He began acting and singing at age six, starring in musicals and performing with various theatre companies throughout Arizona. As a young teenager David began writing original music and recording his material.

A Phoenix native, Hernandez recently moved to Hollywood where he is writing new songs, working in the recording studio producing his newest music, and pursuing his passion for acting.  He has already completed his first feature film as the lead in the movie Synthetic Truth. In addition to American Idol, David has showcased his talents on The Ellen Show, The Today Show, MTV’s TRL, EXTRA, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Teen Choice Awards, TV Guides’ Sexiest Stars 2008, Idol Tonight, Idol Gives Back and FOX-TV. 

ABOUT RIVERFRONT THEATER

In 2011, the Riverfront Theater attracted more than 110,000 attendees to its 16-week engagement of Peter Pan as well as a number of corporate and social events.

The Riverfront Theater brings several hit productions to Chicago, in a 70-foot tall, 22,000 square foot temperature-controlled tent along the scenic Chicago River, this summer. The venue promises to be a destination for all of Chicagoland and tourists alike. In addition to the performance tent is the River’s Edge, a pavilion tent and promenade area; where patrons are encouraged to enjoy refreshments while taking in the view from this urban garden oasis before or after each performance. For more information go to RiverfrontTheater.com.

Riverfront Theater’s Inaugural Season Also Includes:

Spirit of the Dance

Run Dates:  Wednesday, July 11 – Sunday, July 15

Times: Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2, 5 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 and 5 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $35 – $75 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 $35 – $75 and are on sale now.

Winner of the 2012 London Cabaret Awards, La Soiree is a theatrical phenomenon, a unique and inspirational night of live entertainment. A combination of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety, La Soiree has taken the world by storm.

Riverfront Theater presents Dancing Queen, June 14 – 24, 650 West Chicago Ave. The performance schedule is 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.  Tickets for Dancing Queen are $35 – $75 and may be purchased online, www.RiverfrontTheater.com, or by phone, 888.556.9484. To learn more about Riverfront Theater, visit www.RiverfrontTheater.com.