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The Wilmette Theatre is the premiere multi-arts and performance center anchoring the downtown business district by providing vibrant entertainment, education and enrichment for the community.
1122 Central Avenue, Wilmette; 847-251-7424
visit their website:  www.wilmettetheatre.com
 

 
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette
 
The First Folio: An Actor’s Guide to Shakespeare in Performance
 Sunday, February 7, 2:00-3:30 pm, Auditorium
Actor, director, and teacher Robert Scogin, Artistic Director of the ShawChicago Theater Company, has used the Folio technique for more than 30 years as an aid to the performance of Shakespeare’s plays.  Join us as Bob helps unlock the mysteries and common misconceptions of the First Folio and its technique.

 
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago presents
Cymbeline
Saturday, February 27, 2:00-4:00 pm, WPL Auditorium
Join the Shakespeare Project for a free performance of one of Shakespeare's later works. The group often plays to a packed house, so make sure you arrive early (1:45 pm) for a good seat.
Another of Shakespeare’s late romances, this work is set in ancient Britain and is based on legends concerning the early Celtic British King Cunobeline. Featuring themes of innocence and jealousy, it encompasses aspects of both tragedy and comedy.  Funded by the Friends of the Wilmette Public Library.  For questions, contact Sarah Beth Brown, 847-256-6925.

 
 
Youth Improv at The Wilmette Public Library
Saturday, Feb. 20, Youth Program Room
10:30 am arrival; 11:00-11:30 am performance; Ages 3 and up
Applaud the youth members of the Wilmette Park District Improv Troupe as they perform original sketch comedy that includes audience participation.
 
The Wilmette Improv Troupes are comprised of actors age 9-15.  The students hone their skills in a weekly class and perform throughout the community.  For upcoming shows, email Wendy Avon, director at wavon@wilpark.org.
 

 
 
Wilmette Children's Theatre
Grades 1-3 Winter Mini Production
Sleeping Beauty Kids
 
Fri.  Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 @ 7 pm
Sat. Jan. 30 and Feb. 6 @ 2 pm
Sun. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 @ 2 pm
 
Auditorium of the Community Recreation Center
3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette
847-256-9686
Tickets are $9 each, reserved seating.   Children younger than 2 are welcome to sit in a lap and do not require a ticket.  Tickets are sold online and in person at the Community Recreation Center front desk.

 
Adult Community Theater
Wilmette Park District
Spring Production:  The Music Man
Performance Dates:  Fri. March 4 & 11 @ 7:30 pm
                                        Sat. March 5 & 12 @ 7:30 pm
                                        Sun. March 6 & 13 @ 2 pm
Auditorium of the Community Recreation Center
3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette
256-9686
Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for students and seniors (55 and older), reserved seating.  Tickets are now available and are sold online and in person at the Community Recreation Center front desk.

 

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