Music Theater Works

Upcoming Events

Comedy, Musical, Puppetry
Runs Mar 09Apr 02, 2023

Join the irreverent denizens of Avenue Q- part flesh, part plushy, people, puppets, and all. Hilarious, charming, and a little profane, Avenue Q will turn your expectation of …

Classic, Dance, Musical
Runs Jun 01Jun 25, 2023
Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival with some of the most infectiously memorable music in the business by four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theater giant Stephen Schwartz.
The Producers
Classic, Comedy, Musical
Runs Aug 10Aug 20, 2023
The winner of a record 12 Tony Awards, Music Theater Works brings the hilarious Mel Brooks musical to the stage for a limited engagement!
Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon
Classic, Dance, Musical
Runs Oct 19Nov 12, 2023
Made famous by the classic MGM film and numerous productions, Music Theater Works presents the classic and beloved Lerner & Loewe’s Brigadoon.
Shrek: The Musical
Children’s/Family, Comedy, Musical
Runs Dec 21Dec 31, 2023
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film, Shrek: The Musical brings your favorite animated characters to life and is the winner of Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Original Score!
516 4th Street
Wilmette IL 60091
MUSIC THEATER WORKS (formerly LIGHT OPERA WORKS) is a resident professional not-for-profit music theater in Evanston, Illinois, founded in 1980. The mission is to produce and present various forms of musical theater from a variety of world traditions, engage the community through outreach and educational programs, and train artists in musical theater.