Music Theater Works announces new performing home at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie in 2021

Music Theater Works has announced its move to the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie as its resident company in 2021. Music Theater Works will continue to use its Paul S. Mavros Center and Joyce Saxon Rehearsal Hall for administrative and rehearsal needs, while the large and small venues at the North Shore Center will be its new home of representation, providing the organization with an opportunity for more productions and longer runs, the potential for increased number of patrons, expanded self/valet parking, access to more community organizations to cultivate beneficial relationships for patrons and partners and to build on its youth programming and educational outreach. More information is available at

“For 40 years, Music Theater Works has been the cornerstone of high-quality professional musical theater in the Chicago area. Our history demonstrates our dedication to bringing great music and great theater to our audiences. The community as well as the many artists, board members and staff have made the company what it is today,” said Music Theater Works Production Artistic Director Kyle A. Dougan. Works in its new performing home at the North Shore Center is a testament to our community’s support of our art. Additionally, this outlet reinforces Music Theater Works’ commitment to exploring the full spectrum of musical theater with the availability of several performance spaces within the North Shore Center. I look forward to the many opportunities this move provides for our artists, staff, patrons and engagement. ent with the people who have brought us to where we are today.

“It is very exciting to welcome this highly respected organization and its productions to the North Shore Centre, as I have long admired them as a member of the public,” added the Executive Director of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. , Michael Pauken. “I know Music Theater Works patrons will find the North Shore Center’s location near many restaurants, convenient access to public transportation and free parking to enhance their theater experience and Music Theater Works performers will benefit from extensive backstage space and the technical capabilities of our facility.”

Ahead of its official move to the Center next year, Music Theater Works performed two sold-out performances of Richard Rodgers’ Greatest Hits last weekend, August 28-29, as part of the Open House Concert Series tune from the North Shore Center, “Out Back Summer Sessions.”

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