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Step into “Veranda’s living room”—complete with shiny shimmery decor, a pian...
Posted December 21, 2016 in Press Releases
In 1978, Near West Theatre staged its first show on the 3rd floor of St. Patrick's Club Building with a cast of 13 teens, a bare stage with a borr... read more
Posted December 07, 2016 in Press Releases
We’re three weekends into our run of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and the reviews have been pouring in. Mark Horning writes... read more
Posted November 30, 2016 in Press Releases
Our Thursday Dec. 8th, 7:30pm performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be a Sensory Performance. A Sensory Performance is a s... read more
Posted November 16, 2016 in Press Releases
We are honored to be hosting The HeArd, whose actors will be signing our Thursday Dec. 1st, 7:30 p.m. performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolo... read more
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