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Don't miss your chance to see Godspell!
BOTH Sunday 3pm matinees are SOLD OUT and Opening Night is going fast!

Call our Box Office TODAY at 216.961.6391, or click above to order tickets online.

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Youth, Ages 9-15
February 12 – 21, 2016

February 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 & 21.
Fri/Sat at 7:30pm
Sun at 3:00pm

“Out of the ruins and rubble, out of the smoke, out of our night of struggle, can we see a ray of hope?”
– from “Beautiful City”
CLICK HERE for more information!



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Tues, Weds & Thurs
February 16, 17 & 18

CLICK IMAGE for show description, audition details,
and a note from the director!


Thank you very much!


"Thank You Very Much" from Scrooge! the Musical

'Tis the Season for Giving!

Thank you for the generous support during our Annual Fund Winter Appeal!  Even though our 2015 campaign has wrapped up, there's always a good time to help us bring transformational theater to the area.  

To read more about how you can support Near West Theatre, and help us live out our full potential in our new building, click HERE

To make a gift directly using our secure online site, click the Donate button towards the top of this page. Every gift, regardless of size, makes a difference. THANK YOU for your generosity!



Be part of our history and take part in our Take Your Seat Campaign in our new theater!

Click HERE to name a seat in our brand new theater!



What's Happening Now at Near West Theatre?

Near West Theatre's Annual Benefit is Saturday, March 5th, 2016.  For more details, click here.

GODSPELL Opening February 12th
Rehearsals are currently underway for 
Godspellour winter youth production. Godspell was Near West Theatre’s very first production, back in the summer of 1978, so it seems only fitting to produce this animated and captivating musical once again in the first full season at Near West Theatre’s new home! 

Come and experience Godspell‘s universal call to mercy and renewal, put forth by a passionate troupe of 9 to 15 year-olds. February 12-14, 19-21, 2016. To purchase tickets, click here.

SHOW BOAT Auditions February 16, 17 & 18
Intergenerational, Ages 7 and up
Click HERE for details!

Near West Theatre's 2015-16 Season!

Join us for our first full season in our new building with THREE shows remaining in our FIVE show season: Godspell, Show Boat, and Assassins! For the dates and details about each of these amazing shows, click here.

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