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BrightSide Theatre to Preset MAMMA MIA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Artistic Director¬†Jeffrey Cass¬†and Executive Director¬†Julie¬†Ann¬†Kornak will¬†present the final show of BrightSide Theatre‚Äôs 10th¬†Anniversary Season ‚Äď BrightSide is Back! The twice postponed production closes out the season with the music of ABBA in the musical that has entertained over 60 million people around the globe - ¬†Mamma Mia!¬†¬†

MadKap Productions Presents SOMETHING'S AFOOT Photo MadKap Productions Presents SOMETHING'S AFOOT
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022

MadKap Productions is pleased to present Something's Afoot for 15 live performances at the Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Downtown Skokie. April 8 - April 30, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm. Sunday April 24 at 3 pm, with a Wednesday afternoon matinee on Feb 16 at 1:30 pm.

BrightSide Theatre to Present PROMISES PROMISES IN CONCERT Photo BrightSide Theatre to Present PROMISES PROMISES IN CONCERT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

BrightSide Theatre will¬†continue¬†with their 10TH Anniversary Season ‚Äď BrightSide is BACK ‚Äďwith the music of Burt Bacharach and book by Neil Simon ‚Äď Promises, Promises in Concert. BrightSide Theatre will transform the space into an intimate cabaret room with a live orchestra and a cast of talented actors will perform a concert version of¬†Promises, Promises.

Oil Lamp Theater Has Announced Their Upcoming Production of JAKE'S WOMEN Photo Oil Lamp Theater Has Announced Their Upcoming Production of JAKE'S WOMEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020

Executive and Artistic Director Keith Gerth and Associate Artistic Director Stephen Smith of the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview announce their next production, Neil Simon's dramatic comedy Jake's Women. This production is directed by Josh Johnson and will be performed from January 16th through March 1st 2020 at 1723 Glenview Road in Glenview.

BrightSide Theatre Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Photo BrightSide Theatre Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2019

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues their 8th Season Dreamers & Schemers - with the deliriously funny and Tony Award winning Best Musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Performing at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville June 7-23, 2019. Tickets are on sale now at www.brightsidetheatre.com or by phone at 630-447-TIXS (8497). The press performance is Friday, June 7 at 8pm.

THE GOD COMMITTEE Comes to Oil Lamp Theater Photo THE GOD COMMITTEE Comes to Oil Lamp Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2018

Executive and Artistic Director Keith Gerth and Associate Artistic Director Stephen Smith of the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview announce their next production, Mark St. Germain's medical drama The God Committee. This production is directed by Josh Johnson and will be performed from August 16th through September 23rd, 2018 at 1723 Glenview Road in Glenview.

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for BrightSide Theatre's GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up their 6th Season - A Season of Classic Broadway Shows - with the American classic Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. Guys and Dolls performing at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville now through June 25, 2017. Watch a trailer for the show below!

Photo Flash: First Look at BrightSide Theatre's GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up their 6th Season - A Season of Classic Broadway Shows - with the American classic Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. Guys and Dolls performing at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville now through June 25, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

BrightSide Theatre to Roll the Dice in GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up their 6th Season - A Season of Classic Broadway Shows - with the American classic Broadway musical Guys and Dolls.

Photo Flash: BrightSide Theatre Presents NOISES OFF
by Sally Henry Fuller - Oct 17, 2015

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, is celebrating our fifth anniversary with a season of farce. Our first show of the year, Noises Off, is hailed as one of the funniest farces ever written, will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Check out photos from the show below!

BrightSide Theatre to Present NOISES OFF
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 22, 2015

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, is celebrating our fifth anniversary with a season of farce. Our first show of the year, Noises Off, is hailed as one of the funniest farces ever written, will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Avenue in Naperville October 30-November 15, 2015.  Tickets are on sale now at www.brightsidetheatre.com, or by phone at -630-447-TIXS(7469).  The press performance is Friday, October 30 at 8pm.

BrightSide Theatre Presents Neil Simon's RUMORS, Now thru 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district continues its 4th season with Neil Simon's one and only farce - Rumors. Directed by Aaron Henrickson and playing tonight, March 6-March 22, 2015 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Avenue in Naperville.

BrightSide Theatre to Present Neil Simon's RUMORS, 3/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district continues its 4th season with Neil Simon's one and only farce - Rumors. Directed by Aaron Henrickson and playing March 6-March 22, 2015 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Avenue in Naperville.

Factory Theater Presents HEY! DANCIN'! HEY! MUSICAL!, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Factory Theater presents Hey! Dancin'! Hey! Musical!, written by Kirk Pynchon and Mike Beyer*, with music/lyrics by Laura McKenzie* (with additional lyrics by Kirk Pynchon). Directed by Matthew Gunnels and choreographed by Brigitte Ditmars, the show opens Today, April 25 8pm and continues through May 31, 2014.

Factory Theater to Present HEY! DANCIN'! HEY! MUSICAL!, 4/25-5/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Factory Theater presents Hey! Dancin'! Hey! Musical!, written by Kirk Pynchon and Mike Beyer*, with music/lyrics by Laura McKenzie* (with additional lyrics by Kirk Pynchon). Directed by Matthew Gunnels and choreographed by Brigitte Ditmars, the show opens Friday, April 25 8pm and continues through May 31, 2014.

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 present Black and Blue June 14-Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2013

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 Productions have teamed up to bring back the wildly popular Black and Blue. Opening night is Friday, June 14th at 8:00 p.m. at The West Stage at the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark, with a reception following in Raven's lobby sponsored by The Pumping Company Restaurant.

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 present Black and Blue, Now thru July 28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 Productions have teamed up to bring back the wildly popular Black and Blue. Opening night is tonight, June 14th at 8:00 p.m. at The West Stage at the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark, with a reception following in Raven's lobby sponsored by The Pumping Company Restaurant. Tickets and information are available at www.raventheatre.com or 773-338-2177.

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 present Black and Blue June 14-July 28
by Robert Diamond - Jun 5, 2013

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 Productions have teamed up to bring back the wildly popular Black and Blue. Opening night is Friday, June 14th at 8:00 p.m. at The West Stage at the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark, with a reception following in Raven's lobby sponsored by The Pumping Company Restaurant.

Photo Flash: Circle Theatre Celebrates Opening of THE RITZ
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 17, 2012

By the author of LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!, MASTER CLASS and RAGTIME, Terrence McNally, Circle Theatre's production of THE RITZ opened on February 15th.When straight businessman Gaetano Proclo discovers he's being pursued by the mob, he unwittingly takes cover in a gay bathhouse with an increasingly bizarre and endearing cast of characters. He takes on the guise of a Broadway producer to further hide his identity and farcical merriment ensues. Check out photos from opening night below!

Chemically Imbalanced Comedy to Present BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Closes 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011

Chemically Imbalanced Comedy Neil Simon's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK as their first show of the season.

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