Porchlight Music Theatre

Upcoming Events

Legally Blonde
Runs Oct 10Nov 29, 2020

Inspired by the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon, college sweetheart and sorority star “Elle Woods” doesn’t take no for an answer. When Elle’s boyfriend dumps her for someone …

Porchlight Revisits
Runs Oct 28Oct 29, 2020

Premiering Off-Broadway before receiving a Tony Award-winning Broadway run, this Sondheim musical fantasia explores the American peculiarity of the various men and women who have throughout the years …

Runs Jan 30Mar 12, 2021

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of the legendary, unsinkable ship’s launch, this winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical, Book of a Musical and Original Score tells the …

Porchlight Revisits
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Runs Feb 24Mar 01, 2021

Adapted from the 1925 novel by Anita Loos

It is the Roaring 20s AGAIN with the madcap adventures of the original “gold digger,” Lorelei Lee, as she sets sail …

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Runs Apr 17May 28, 2021

Six awkward tweens vie for the coveted spelling championship in this fast-face, Tony Award-winning musical comedy. As they struggle to stay in the contest, the students—each with their …

Porchlight Revisits
Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?
Runs May 12May 17, 2021

One of the longest-running musicals in Chicago Theatre history, this coming-of-age story involves the 1950s Catholic education of eight Chicago kids, following them from the start of elementary …

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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