Porchlight Music Theatre

Upcoming Events

Zoot Suit
Runs Nov 27Dec 20, 2020

In a special arrangement with L.A. Theatre Works, playwright Luis Valdez masterfully uses the Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the unrest in Los Angeles following 12 Latino youths …

New Faces Sing Broadway 1987
Runs Nov 06Dec 31, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre’s New Faces Sing Broadway series returns, taking audiences on a musical journey from the start to the finish of an entire Broadway season in 90 …

Porchlight By Request
Runs Sep 24Dec 31, 2020

Fans of music theatre and others may request a show tune with a dedication and, in a “Command Performance,” a favorite Porchlight artist customizes this song. Past Porchlight …

Film Acting & Self Tapes
Online Classes
Runs Nov 10Dec 15, 2020

We’re all acting for the camera now. Theater has joined television and film by using “Self-Tapes” and virtual callbacks for casting. This class will teach you the language …

The Complete Actor
Online Classes
Runs Nov 05Dec 17, 2020

As an actor you need a wide variety of skills to pull from for each new role. From monologues to sides, breaking down a song to knowing what …

The Ruffians’
Burning Bluebeard
Holiday, Virtual
Runs Dec 04, 2020Jan 03, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce its latest virtual offering, the holiday return of The Ruffians’ Burning Bluebeard!

Burning Bluebeard, now in its ninth year, was created and …

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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