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

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Wilmette Park District

Wilmette Center for the Arts

Wilmette Children’s Theater

3000 Glenview Road (at Skokie Blvd.), Wilmette, Auditorium

Fall 2019 Children’s Production: ELF THE MUSICAL Jr

Show dates are Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 8-17 (8 shows total)

Tickets are $10, reserved seating.  Children under 3 are free as long as they sit on an adult’s lap.  November performance dates/times:

Fri. 11/8 and 11/15  @ 7 pm

Sat. 11/9 and 11/16 @ 2 pm and 7 pm

Sun. 11/10 and 11/17 @ 2 pm

The show runs 75 minutes.  Tickets are sold online and in person at the Community Recreation Center front desk.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Intro to Improv for Adults

Monday, Nov. 18, 7:00-8:00 pm, Auditorium

Intro to Improv for Adults

Experience an introduction to Improv through large and small group improv games. Led by Piven Theatre Workshop staff, everyone will have the opportunity to take a risk, try something new, and experience the joy of play in this fun-filled workshop! Registration opens Monday, Nov. 4 for Wilmette and Kenilworth residents; Monday Nov. 11 for non-residents.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Magic Show with Great Scott

Saturday, Nov. 30, 11:00-11:45 am; 12:30-1:00 pm (sensory-friendly); 1:30-2:15 pm, Auditorium; For the whole family

Prepare to be delighted as magician Scott Green flawlessly blends comedy and magic in a show that is sure to keep the whole family entertained.  Free Tickets required.  Free tickets will be available in the Youth Services Department the morning of the program on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit 8 tickets per family.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

‘A Doll’s House’: Discussion on Feminism

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6:30-7:30 pm, Auditorium

When it was first published in 1879, Henrik Ibsen’s groundbreaking play ‘A Doll’s House’ was already getting people talking.  A panel of guests will explore how ‘A Doll’s House’ relates to the feminist movement, and how Nora’s story still resonates today.   Presented in partnership with Writers Theatre as part of the From Page to Stage series.  Enter a drawing at the presentation to win a free pair of tickets to the performance.

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