Writers Theatre invites you to experience world-class theatre on Chicagoâ€™s North Shore! Writers Theatre has been deemed the "America's No. 1 theatre company" by The Wall Street Journal and plays to a sold-out audience of 65,000 patrons each season. Prized for the finest interpretations of classic and contemporary theatre in its two intensely intimate venues, the company features professional artists in a wide range of work, including Midwest, U.S. and world premieres. The organization is led by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma.