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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.

 

 

Sunday, May 8 at 2:30pm:

Post-show discussion with guest Gary Saul Morson, Professor of Slavic Language and Literature, Northwestern University


Tuesday, May 10 at 7:30pm:
Post-show discussion with guest Father Kevin Feeney, Director of Sheil Catholic Center, Northwestern University

 

Wednesday, May 11 at 7:30pm:
Post-show discussion with guest TBA

 

Sunday, May 15 at 2:30pm:

Post-show discussion with playwright Scott Carter

 

Wednesday, May 18 at 10:30am:
Community Event at Highland Park Public Library

 

Wednesday, May 18 at 1pm:
Post-show discussion at Northlight Theatre

 

Sunday, May 22 at 2:30pm:
Post-show discussion with playwright Scott Carter

 

Monday, May 23 at 3pm:
Community Event at Wilmette Public Library

 

Thursday, May 26 at 7:30pm:
Post-show discussion at Northlight Theatre

 

Wednesday, June 1 at 1pm:
Post-show discussion at Northlight Theatre

 

All events are subject to change.