Northlight's Winter Celebration, Arts Transforms Communities, Featuring The Cast Of Nina Simone At SPACE

Northlight's Winter Celebration, Arts Transforms Communities, Featuring The Cast Of Nina Simone At SPACE

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents Art Transforms Communities, a special evening featuring performances by the cast of Northlight's upcoming production of Nina Simone: Four Women. Art Transforms Communities will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, from 6pm to 8pm at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. in Evanston.

Join Northlight Theatre and the cast of Nina Simone: Four Women for a fun evening of music and conversation. Northlight is proud of its work to affect change in the community and is excited to bring Nina Simone: Four Women to the stage. Members of the cast, including Melanie Brezill, Deanna Reed-Foster, Ariel Richardson and Daniel Riley, will perform some of Nina's most powerful anthems. Community partners will also share experiences surrounding the impact of Northlight's dynamic education and community engagement programs throughout Evanston and beyond.

Tickets, priced at $50 (seated cabaret table ticket) and $20 (general admission), are available by visiting https://northlight.org/arttransforms/ or calling 847.324.1616. Both ticket levels include pizza, beer, wine and soda. There will be a cash bar.

Funds raised through Art Transforms Communities will support Northlight Theatre's community engagement programs and Arts for Everyone, a new initiative that provides our community partners with free tickets to every Northlight mainstage production.

Northlight would like to thank Evanston SPACE for sponsoring Art Transforms Communities.

Northlight Theatre aspires to promote change of perspective and encourage compassion by exploring the depth of our humanity across a bold spectrum of theatrical experiences, reflecting our community to the world and the world to our community.

Now in its 44th season, the organization has mounted over 200 productions, including nearly 40 world premieres. Northlight has earned 207 Joseph Jefferson Award nominations and 36 Awards, as well as ten Edgerton Foundation for New Play Awards. As one of the area's premier theatre companies, Northlight is a regional magnet for critical and professional acclaim, as well as talent of the highest quality.

Northlight is supported in part by generous contributions from Allstate Insurance; the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation; Robert & Isabelle Bass Foundation; BMO Harris Bank; Henrietta Lange Burk Fund; The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation; The Chicago Community Trust; ComEd, An Exelon Company; The Davee Foundation; Edgerton Foundation for New American Plays Award; Evanston Community Foundation; Full Circle Foundation; Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; Kirkland & Ellis Foundation; The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Melvoin Award for Playwriting; Modestus Bauer Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; Niles Township; The Offield Family Foundation; The Pauls Foundation; Room & Board; Sanborn Family Foundation; Dr. Scholl Foundation; The Shubert Foundation, Inc.; The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust; The Sullivan Family Foundation; and Tom Stringer Design Partners.

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