Pay What You Can Tickets Available for our 2022-2023 Rise Youth Performance!
Our exciting new season is HERE AND NOW!
March 31 at 7:00 pm April 1 at 3:00 pm April 1 at 7:00 pm (23-24 season announcement immediately f...
Who We Are
Near West Theatre builds loving relationships and engages diverse people in strengthening their sense of identity, passion, and purpose, individually and in community, through accessible, affordable and transformational theatre arts experiences.
Feel the Beat
Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 6:30pm
FEEL THE BEAT SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2023, 6:30PM to 10:30PM We are like, totally excited to once again be celebrating the transformational work of Near West Theatre...
Drag Queen Story Hour
Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 11:00am
Step into “Veranda’s living room”—complete with shiny shimmery decor, a piano, pillows, stuffed animals, lots of purple, and of course, the Christmas Story leg lamp....
Donations of all sizes create artistic opportunities for hundreds of youth and adults each year.
Become a Volunteer
Near West Theatre was founded on volunteer support, and it sustains us to this day. Discover the ways to get involved.
Every show, every program, every event is made possible by donors like you. Monthly gifts make a sustaining impact!
Our journey started with a big vision and a small seed. Over 43 years later, that vision has transformed thousands of lives and a near west side community.
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