December North Shore Theatre Guide

There’s something special about live theatre, and the North Shore has some of the country’s finest productions and venues to choose from. Make it a special evening by catching one of these top-notch productions:

Northlight Theatre
Skokie
Box Office: 847-673-6300

Through Sunday, December 20:
“Souvenir”

The Attic Playhouse
Highwood
Box Office: 847-433-2660

Friday, November 13 – Sunday, December 20:
“My Three Angels”

Writers’ Theatre
Glencoe
Box Office: 847-242-600

Through March 21:
“Oh Coward!”

Through December 6:
“Rosencrantz and Guidenstern Are Dead”

Wilmette Theatre
Wilmette
Box Office: 847-251-7424

Saturday, December 5:
“Alice in Wonderland”

Saturday, December 12:
“It’s A Wonderful Life – The Radio Play”

Piccolo Theatre
Evanston
Box Office: 847-424-0089

Through December 19:
“Perseus and Medusa or It’s All Greek to Me!”

Marriott Lincolnshire
Through Sunday, December 6:
“Hairpsray”

Friday, November 13 – Saturday, January 2:
“A Christmas Carol, The Musical”

Wednesday, December 9 – Sunday, February 14:
“My Fair Lady”

North Shore Center for The Performing Arts
Skokie
Box Office: 847-673-6300

Friday, December 11:
The Nutcracker – Act 11, 10 am.

Saturday, December 12 – Sunday, December 13:
The Nutcracker

Light Opera Works
Evanston
Box Office: 847-869-6300
Saturday, December 26 – Sunday, January 3:
Pirates of Penzance

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Arlington Heights
Box Office: 847-577-2121

Through December 31: “The Second City’s Exceedingly Dysfunctional Holiday Revue”

Downtown Chicago:
Through Sunday, January 3: The Addams Family
Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Chicago
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Through January 10: “Jersey Boys”
Bank of America Theatre, Chicago
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Chicago Theatre
Through Sunday, January 3: “Banana Shpeel”

Goodman Theatre
Through December 31: A Christmas Carol

Steppenwolf Theatre
December 3 – February 7: “American Buffalo”

Lookingglass Theatre
Saturday, December 5 – Sunday, January 24: “Icarus”

Area high school holiday productions:

Evanston Township High School
1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, 847-424-7000
“A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 to 12. Tickets: $7, $5 seniors and students

-Orchestra Day, 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 3
-Holiday Music Fest, 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 13. Tickets: $3 adults/$1 students/seniors free
-Jazz Combo Fest, 7 – 9 p.m., Dec. 14.

Highland Park High School
433 Vine Ave., Highland Park, 224-765-2000
“The Man Who Came To Dinner,” 7:30 p.m., Dec. 3 – 4, and 2 & 7:30 p.m., Dec. 5. Tickets: $7

-Honors Instrumental Recital: 7 p.m., Dec. 2
-Winter Play: 12/3-7:30 p.m., Dec. 3, and 2 and 7:30 p.m., Dec. 5
-Winter Band Concert: 7 p.m., Dec. 10
-Choral/Chamber Orchestra concert: 7 p.m., Dec. 17

Libertyville High School
708 West Park Ave., Libertyville, 847-327-7058
-Orchestral Festival: 7:30 p.m., Dec. 2
-Holiday Music Fest: 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8, and 7:30 p.m., Dec. 9
-Holiday Band Concert: 7:30 p.m., Dec. 15

Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd., Deerfield, 224-632-3000
“STUNTS,” 7:30, December 3 – 5. Tickets: $7

-Holiday Choir and Orchestra Show, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 17

New Trier High School
385 Winnetka Ave., 847-446-7000
“The Philadelphia Story,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 – 11, Tickets: $5
– Winter Music Festival, 3 p.m., Dec. 13

Glenbrook South High School
4000 W. Lake Ave., Glenview, 847-729-2000
“The Princess and The Porcupine,” Dec. 5

– Dance Show, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 10
– Winter Choral concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 15

Lake Forest High School
1285 N. McKinley Rd., 847-234-3600
Applause Spaghetti Dinner and Holiday Concert, Dec. 13.Tickets: $3 per concert, $12 in advance/$15 at the door for spaghetti dinner ($7/$8 children and seniors)
3 p.m. Band and orchestra concert
5:15 p.m. Spaghetti dinner
7 p.m. Choral concert

Niles North High School
9800 Lawler, Skokie, 847-626-2000
“Ah, Wilderness,” 10 a.m. Dec. 3 and 7 p.m., Dec. 4 – 5.
Tickets: $10, $5 seniors

Band Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 10
Jazz and Steel Band concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 12
Choir/Orchestra Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 16

Niles West High School
5701 W. Oakton, Skokie, 847-626-2500
“The Sparrow,” 10 a.m. Dec. 10, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 – 12, Tickets: $10, $7 children and seniors

Choir Holiday Concert, 3 p.m. Dec. 6
– Orchestra Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 13
– Winter Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 15