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  • At Writers Theatre, we stand together against racism and for justice and equality.

    We are committed to listening and learning and are invested in the work critical to change, in order to ensure an equitable society for all, especially for those who are Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). We are also committed to enhancing our workplace policies to ensure that everyone at WT is valued, heard and respected. Learn more here: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and our Code of Conduct.

    At Writers Theatre, your health and safety is our first priority and we will not reopen until it is safe for our audiences, artists and staff. We have developed a three-pronged strategy to guide our reopening procedures when the time is right. 

    Learn more about our reopening strategy here. 

This season at Writers Theatre

The Green Room
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Two Scrooges: A Christmas Carol, Two Ways
Dec 03, 2020 - Jan 03, 2021
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The Last Match
Apr 28, 2021 - May 30, 2021
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Ride Share
Jun 23, 2021 - Jul 25, 2021
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Recently called "America's No. 1 theatre company" by The Wall Street Journal, Writers Theatre has entertained Chicago and the North Shore for more than 25 years with inventive interpretations of classic work and a bold approach to contemporary theatre, bringing audiences face-to-face with powerful stories by creating the most intimate theatrical experience possible. With a reputation for excellence, innovative educational programming and strong ties to the community, Writers Theatre serves as a vital and highly regarded part of the Chicago theatre community. Read More ›

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