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


    Join Writers Theatre supporters, friends, staff, and artists at our annual WordPlay Gala on May 6, 2023. Learn more & celebrate WT!


    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
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Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre
Feb 16, 2023 - Apr 16, 2023
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Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre
A Distinct Society
Jun 22, 2023 - Jul 23, 2023
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Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre
Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol
Nov 29, 2022 - Dec 24, 2022
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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 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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