9501 Skokie Blvd.
Northlight Theatre aspires to promote change of perspective and encourage compassion by exploring the depth of our humanity across a bold spectrum of theatrical experiences, reflecting our community to the world and the world to our community.
Founded in 1974
Awards and Recognition:
Northlight Theatre has mounted more than 160 productions, including over 40 world premieres in its 39 year history. It has grown into one of the largest nonprofit theatres in the Chicago area with over 6000 subscribers, serving audiences totaling over 50,000 each season. Northlight is an award-winning theatre (three Edgerton Foundation for New American Plays awards, and 145 nominations and 27 awards from Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Committee) with an excellent local and national reputation. With dynamic leadership from Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Tim Evans,
Season and Programming:
Northlight produces five mainstage productions each year, workshops and readings of new works, audience outreach to Veterans and many other groups, and a comprehensive arts education program for underserved public school students.