Rise: The Isolation Project
October 10 - October 18, 2020
An original writing and performance project for youth, by youth, exploring the impact of coronavirus and Black Lives Matter in their lives. The program offered...
All Roads Lead to Home
December 18 - January 03, 2021
No matter who you ask, the most popular word to describe Near West Theatre is “home.” This year led people down many roads of self-awareness and...
Les Misérables School Edition
March 12 - March 21, 2021
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. View the trailer on Facebook. View the hyperlink-enabled Playbill here. Inspired by a fictional Victor Hugo novel...
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