2023 Gala

League of Chicago Theatres
Annual Gala Returns!!!


September 19th, 2023
Amazing Space
625 W Adams Street
5:00 PM

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Donate or Become a 2023 Gala Sponsor

Gala Co-Chairs:
Roche Schulfer, Executive Director, Goodman Theatre
Jorge Valdivia, Executive Director, Chicago Latino Theatre Alliance

Susan Padveen, Board Member
Rachel Kraft, Board Member

Hosted By:
Melissa Duprey & LeeAnn Trotter


Rosario Vargas
Aguijón Theater
Artistic Excellence Award

Eileen LaCario
Broadway In Chicago
Lifetime Achievement Award

Perceptions Theatre
Broadway In Chicago’s Emerging Theatre Award

Neel McNeill
Definition Theatre
Broadway In Chicago’s Backstage Champion Award


Calling all Chicagoland theatre enthusiasts and supporters! The League of Chicago Theatres Annual Gala returns better than ever! Join us on September 19 as we celebrate the rich legacy of Chicago theatre. This year’s gala is a celebration of Chicago’s theatre community resilience. Together, we will raise awareness and financial support for the League’s programs which uplift Chicagoland’s more than 250 member theatre companies.

You’re invited! We’d love to see you September 19th, 2023 at Amazing Space, 625 W Adams Street, from 5:00-9:00 pm. Be part of the magic and excitement. Individual tickets are $350. Get your tickets online or purchase via phone.

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Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Contact mike@chicagoplays.com for more details. Additional questions? Please call 312-554-9800 for more information.


Purchase Gala Tickets

Donate or Become a 2023 Gala Sponsor

2023 Gala Sponsors

Advocate Sponsor

Supporter Sponsors

Supporter Sponsors

Albert M. Friedman
Arts Consulting Group
Carol Prins and John Hart
HMS Media
James L. Nederlander
Roche Schulfer and Mary Beth Fisher

Affiliate Sponsors

Susan V. Booth and Max Leventhal
Chanel Coney
Crain’s Business Chicago
Rachel Kraft and Douglas Brown
Melinda McMullen & Duncan Kime
Pope Coaching & Consulting
John Pintozzi