Writers Theatre

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Drama
Runs Feb 06Mar 17, 2019

This visceral American classic serves as the 1920s chapter of August Wilson’s epic The American Century Cycle. What begins as a routine recording session becomes more strained as …

Chicago Youth Shakespeare and Writers Theatre Education
Children’s/Family, Classic
Feb 25, 2019

Featuring the collaborative work of 15 youth artists from across the Chicago area, Chicago Youth Shakespeare’s Othello examines issues of systemic racism, sexism, and abuse, through a contemporary …

Chicago Youth Shakespeare and Writers Theatre Education
Othello
Classic
Feb 25, 2019

Featuring the collaborative work of 15 youth artists from across the Chicago area, Chicago Youth Shakespeare’s Othello examines issues of systemic racism, sexism, and abuse, through a contemporary …

A Number
Drama
Runs Mar 20Jun 09, 2019

Powerful, unpredictable and devastating, Caryl Churchill’s suspenseful A Number sees a father meeting his “estranged” son over several visits. As they reconnect, multiplying lies are uncovered, revealing a …

Next to Normal
Musical
Runs May 08Jun 16, 2019

On the outside, The Goodmans seem like the average American family: house in the suburbs, white picket fence and two sharp-witted kids. But inside, their lives are anything …

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Glencoe IL 60022
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Writers Theatre invites you to experience world-class theatre on Chicago’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.
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