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Music, dance, theater, and more the spotlight shines brightly on Chicago's North Shore. Your visit to the North Shore would be incomplete without experiencing the area's exciting variety of live entertainment. From critically acclaimed dramas and hilarious comedies to upbeat musicals and performances just for kids, the North Shore has it! The North Shore is also home to top symphony orchestras.

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927 Noyes St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 328-2795
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It’s a school, a performance venue, and a resource of truly unique and amazing talent including awe-inspiring aerialists, fire-breathers, stilt-walkers, and jugglers. This company revitalizes American theatre with performances as thrilling as a ...
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4999 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 805-1022
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Offers a VIP Dinner-And-A-Movie experience, with full-service in-seat dining and an elegant bar and lounge. Menu items include a grilled Allen Brothers steak, a pan seared grilled salmon with spinach, among others. Guests can enjoy a full gourme...
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4999 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 626-7696
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A innovative movie concept developed by CMX Cinemas, combines a luxury movie-going experience with a fashionable food hall station, offering self-serve culinary and beverage selections. It includes a hot grill station, featuring short rib poutin...
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1012 Church St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 859-2021
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Evanston Rocks is a Downtown Evanston music venue bringing an eclectic mix of music to the city’s night scene. The concert hall has frequent mix of entertainment including rock, jazz, Latin music and cover bands of revered artists including Pri...
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4240 Dempster St.
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 673-0150
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The #1 group sales agency for off-loop theater in the Chicago area and around the North Shore. Discounted group rates provided to the best shows with personalized service. Single ticket fees are never added to the package. Book and save money....
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9501 N. Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077
(312) 551-1415
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Music of Baroque Chorus and Orchestra - "Is one of Chicago's musical glories" according to Opera News. The company specializes in music from one of the most innovative and creative periods in history. This season's performances at the North Shor...
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Cahn Auditorium
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 920-5360
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Great music, great stories and great shows presented by an organization that has successfully been producing professional musical theater for more than 30 years. Gilbert and Sullivan, Gershwin’s greatest hits and other audience favorites with fu...
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9501 Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 673-6300
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The North Shore Center is a dynamic two-theater complex featuring the 867-seat mainstage theatre, and a convertible 318-seat theater, which serves as the home to Northlight Theatre. In addition, there is an 8,000 square foot grand lobby, rehears...
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PO Box 85
Northbrook, IL 60065
(847) 370-3984
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This is an inspired summer event not to be missed for Chicagoans and travelers alike. The 9th annual festival welcomes old and new friends-the brilliant Escher Quartet, principal cellist of Cleveland Orchestra Mark Kosower, member of the America...
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9501 N. Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 673-6300
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An award winning theatre with an excellent local and national reputation, Northlight was founded in 1974 and is one of the largest nonprofit theatres in the Chicagoland area. The company produces five mainstage productions each season, ranging f...
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1723 Glenview Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 834-0738
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A unique theater space that is just as much a part of the artistic canvas as the hand-selected theatrical productions. The experience begins with a warm greeting into a home-like environment which includes fresh-baked cookies. The performances w...
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939 Hinman Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
(224) 420-2223
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Bringing the art of human comedy through physical theatre, this theater focuses on eloquence and humor in order to move, delight and transform audiences. Performances take place in the Evanston Arts Depot which is a renovated train station trans...
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Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 467-4000
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Known for its outstanding acoustics, the 1,003-seat performance facility for the music arts is isolated on Northwestern University's campus. A typical season of programming includes orchestral, wind ensemble, jazz, folk, world, contemporary as ...
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200 Ravinia Park Rd.
Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 266-5100
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Ravinia is the North America’s oldest and most diverse music festival, presenting over 140 different events every summer, including the annual residency of the nation’s finest, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. As a nonprofit organization, Ravinia...
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9501 N. Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 679-9501 Ext. 3014
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Maestro Robert Hasty leads the professional and fine non-professional orchestra members to entertain and educate music lovers. World-class soloists and guest conductors often make appearances. Skokie Fine Arts Commission recognized the SVSO in 2...
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1245 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 492-8860
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Since opening its doors in 2008, SPACE has brought thousands of world class performances to Evanston audiences. With a rustic and warm ambiance and state-of-the-art technology the venue has become a favorite amongst musicians and music fans of ...
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721 Howard St.
Evanston, IL 60202
(773) 347-1109
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Professional not-for-profit theater company producing fully staged musicals and cabaret productions. Optional pre-show three course prix fixe dinners are offered with a full bar....
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620 Lincoln Ave.
Winnetka , IL 60093
(847) 446-0537
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Built in 1911, is a non-profit, the Winnetka Community House is a historic and welcoming facility that enrich the lives of area residents, their families and friends by providing educational, cultural, social and recreation opportunities for peo...
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1949 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-7282
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This Center stages performing arts productions of Northwestern University's School of Communication, Department of Theatre and Department of Performance Studies, including theatre, music theatre and dance. Forty productions are mounted every yea...
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325 Tudor Ct.
Glencoe, IL 60022
(847) 242-6000
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Writers Theatre was founded in 1992 to explore productions in which the word on the page and the artists that bring the word to life hold primary importance. Now performing in a stunning new theatre center designed by Jeanne Gang and Studio Gang...