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Engagement & Events

Northlight's mission and artistic selections are based on creating lively and engaging conversations with our audiences.  Through a mixture of live programming, supplemental materials, and the online resources that connect you to our staff, artists, and other audience members, we strive to make your theatre-going experience one that extends beyond the final curtain.


Events :


Backstage with BJ: A behind-the-scenes discussion with Artistic Director BJ Jones.


Community Events: Explore the bigger picture with related events at local libraries and more.


Interplay: Northlight's reading and play development series.


Post-Show Discussions: Post-play conversations with the audience, led by Northlight artists and special guests.

Additional Resources :


Audience Guides: Supplemental information about each production, developed by Northlight's Education department.


Northlight Blog:  Personal stories and exclusive interviews with Northlight artists, staff, and collaborators.


Connect With Us: Opportunities to connect with Northlight and other audience members through social media.



Friday, Oct 31 at 12pm: Backstage with BJ at Northlight Theatre


Sunday, Nov 9 at 2:30pm:

Post-show discussion


Tuesday, Nov 11 at 7:30pm:

Post-show discussion

Wednesday, Nov 12 at 7:30pm:

Post-show discussion

Wednesday, Nov 19 at 1:00pm:

Post-show discussion

Sunday, Nov 23 at 2:30pm:

Post-show discussion


Tuesday, Nov 18 at 1:00pm:  Community Event at Highland Park Library


Tuesday, Nov 18 at 3:00pm: Community Event at Wilmette Public Library


Wednesday, Nov 26 at 1:00pm:

Post-show discussion


Tuesday, Dec 2 at 2:00pm: Community Event at Skokie Public Library