Porchlight Music Theatre

Upcoming Events

Sondheim @ 90 Roundtable with host Artistic Director Michael Weber
Runs Dec 02, 2020May 31, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre celebrates Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday with this weekly roundtable discussion of his work. Each week will focus on a different musical with which Sondheim was …

New Faces Sing Broadway 1961
Runs Apr 16May 16, 2021

Filmed on-site at Chicago’s historic Studebaker Theatre, Porchlight Music Theatre’s New Faces Sing Broadway series returns, taking audiences on a musical journey from the start to the finish …

Hershey Felder Presents – Anna & Sergei
Runs May 16May 23, 2021
Porchlight is proud to partner with Hershey Felder Presents – Live from Florence on its next live streaming world premiere. Felder stars as Sergei Rachmaninoff with special guests soprano and actress Ekaterina Siurina and actor and master violinist Igor Polesitsky join Felder in the world premiere of ANNA & SERGEI, premiering Sunday, May 16 at 7pm CT. 
New Faces Sing Broadway 1979
In-Person, Music, Outdoor
Jun 12, 2021
Porchlight’s popular and fun New Faces Sing Broadway series makes its North Shore Center debut with New Faces Sing Broadway 1979. Join host Alexis J Roston and the New Faces, a cast made up of the next generation of talent, as they take you on a musical journey in 90 minutes from the start to the finish of the 1979 Broadway season with songs, trivia, sing-alongs and more.
Broadway Basics
Ages 7–10
Children’s/Family, Class, Summer Camp
Runs Jul 12Jul 23, 2021

Join for two weeks of games, songs, and dancing for the budding actor. Enter the world of music, drama, dance, writing, and more while practicing teamwork, communication, and …

Musical Theatre Bootcamp
Ages 11–13
Children’s/Family, Class, Summer Camp
Runs Jul 26Aug 06, 2021

Intermediate actors build on the basics to learn about building an ensemble, singing in harmony, and creating more challenging characters. Actors will write their own final performance using …

Advanced Music Theatre Performance
Ages 14-17
Children’s/Family, Class, Summer Camp
Runs Aug 09Aug 20, 2021

Advanced actors will work on challenging choreography and music to create a final performance that showcases each ensemble member. Teaching Artists will focus on individual growth and building …

4200 W Diversey Ave
Chicago IL 60639
Porchlight is Chicago’s home for music theatre, providing performance, education and appreciation opportunities to inspire audiences and students of the art form. With focused artistic vision and fiscal stewardship, Porchlight redefines the classic music theatre genre in an intimate signature style
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