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Writers Theatre offers audience enrichment events to deepen and illuminate each play in the season. All Audience Engagement events are FREE and open to the public.
Join us after every Wednesday evening performance (excluding previews and any extension weeks) of every production in our 16/17 Season for a 15-minute talk-back featuring actors from the production, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
Join us after every Tuesday evening performance (excluding previews and any extension weeks) of every production in our 16/17 Season for a 15-minute discussion of the play, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
Join us at 6:45pm before every Thursday evening performance (excluding previews and any extension weeks) of Julius Caesar, The Hunter and The Bear, The Scene and Parade for a 15-minute primer on the context and content of the play facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
Are you curious about the world that surrounds your favorite productions? Sunday Spotlight offers access to the finest speakers, academicians and cultural leaders. This one-hour event takes place following the Sunday matinees listed below and extends the conversation on our stages by featuring an expert in an area connected to the play. For example, past audiences have learned about the future of artificial intelligence in Marjorie Prime from Northwestern University professor Douglas Downey and explored the landscape architecture in Arcadia with garden historian Cathy Maloney. Seating is limited. RSVP is required.
Sunday Spotlight: Julius Caesar – Sunday, October 2, 2016
Sunday Spotlight: East Texas Hot Links – Sunday, December 4, 2016
Sunday Spotlight: The Hunter and The Bear – Sunday, January 15, 2017 RSVP
Sunday Spotlight: The Scene – Sunday, March 19, 2017
Sunday Spotlight: The Mystery of Love & Sex – Sunday, May 21, 2017
Sunday Spotlight: Parade – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes? The Making of… series offers you an insider view of what goes into creating each production at WT. On the Monday nights listed below, enjoy a short and lively presentation by our designers and other experts, who will walk you through the process of preparing for and executing a show. Past events have explored the workings of the WT costume shop for Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody, how the choreography of Company came together, and what it was like for the cast of Arcadia to be the first performers in the new Nichols Theatre. Seating is limited. RSVP is required.
The Making of... Julius Caesar – Monday, October 17, 2016
The Making of... East Texas Hot Links – Monday, December 19, 2016
The Making of... The Hunter and The Bear – Monday, January 9, 2017 RSVP
The Making of... The Scene – Monday, March 27, 2017
The Making of... The Mystery of Love & Sex – Monday, June 5, 2017
The Making of... Parade – Monday, June 26, 2017
From Page to Stage is a collaborative program between Writers Theatre and select North Shore libraries, now in its tenth season. This series of special events, lectures, demonstrations and performances is designed to enhance and enrich your appreciation of a Writers Theatre production each season. RSVP is requested.
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