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We're pleased to announce our fall musical, Jesus Christ Superstar.  You're encouraged to audition!  We need a large, diverse cast of all ages.   Auditions for ages 7 through adult will be Sept. 2, 3, and 4.  Performances will be Nov. 21 to Dec. 7, 2014.  Click here and here to read more.

We're grateful to the many generous party-goers who turned out August 16th for the 10th Annual Barrington Wine Classic at Barrington Golf Club in Aurora, Ohio, where Near West Theatre was the beneficiary. Final proceeds are being tallied, but it's clear that more than $100,000 was raised to support our art and mission! Special thanks go to NWT Advisory Board member Jim Schoff and longtime supporter Tim Novotny for their leadership in organizing and promoting the event.

Our August e-newsletter is now available.  To subscribe or read past editions, go to the Multimedia tab above and click on Newsletter.

Near West Theatre has left the building. Many thanks to all who were part of the responsive, appreciative audiences for the nine-show run of Move On!, which closed with a June 29 matinee and a community farewell to the St. Pat’s Club Building, our home of 36 years.

The "red iron" frame is complete at the site of our future home in the Gordon Square Arts District, and roof decking and floor pouring are the latest activities.  For photos and updates on construction and all things Near West Theatre, "like" us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter (@NearWestTheatre) or visit our Social Media page.

We're revamping the inner workings of our website. If you notice that something's amiss or have difficulty using any feature, please call our office at (216) 961-9750 to let us know.  We'll work on it!


NWT's quest for a new home.