• MANUAL CINEMA'S CHRISTMAS CAROL 
    NOW PLAYING THROUGH DECEMBER 24

    Told through puppetry and music, this striking holiday experience comes to brilliant life on stage for the first time.

  • ONCE ON SALE NOW

    A softly-spoken, deeply felt musical about the forces that compel us to reach out to one another and hold on for dear life. 

  • WRITERS THEATRE ANNOUNCES NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

    Writers Theatre welcome Braden Abraham as our new Artistic Director! Learn more about Braden in our official announcement.

  • EVENT RENTALS AT WRITERS THEATRE

    In addition to housing high-quality theatrical productions, Writers Theatre is an elegant space for all types of events to serve the Chicagoland area. Located along the North Shore in downtown Glencoe, Illinois, the theatre is situated steps from shops, restaurants, galleries and public transportation. 

  • 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.

This season at Writers Theatre

Tiger Style!
Sep 29, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022
325 Tudor Court
Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre
Once
Feb 16, 2023 - Mar 26, 2023
325 Tudor Court
Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre
A Distinct Society
Jun 22, 2023 - Jul 23, 2023
325 Tudor Court
Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre
Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol
Nov 29, 2022 - Dec 24, 2022
325 Tudor Court

Recently called "America's No. 1 theatre company" by The Wall Street Journal, Writers Theatre has entertained Chicago and the North Shore for 31 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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