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Writers Theatre

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Great Local Theater

Small but intimate venue. Have been there many times - always well acted. Theater staff is very... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Lawrence V
Moon for the Misbegotten

Excellent facility and outstanding performance. Lead female role was the understudy, but was... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
John L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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In 1992, Writers Theatre was founded in order to create an environment where the written word and the nurturing of artists were the foundation of all productions. We opened our first venue that year in the ante-room of a newly opened bookstore in...more
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325 Tudor Ct, Glencoe, IL 60022-1544
+1 847-242-6000
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Small but intimate venue. Have been there many times - always well acted. Theater staff is very nice and there is ample parking across Green Bay road in the commuter train lot. Can grab a glass of wine as you wait in the lobby -...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Excellent facility and outstanding performance. Lead female role was the understudy, but was amazing. Powerful performance. Jim DeVita was his usual first-rate self. Performance brought a tear to my wife’s eye and mine started to water. We will be back for other plays as everything...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank John L
Reviewed December 21, 2017

We have seen several plays at the new theater and several at its predecessor and enjoyed them all. The new theater (with a larger and a smaller theater) is excellent and beautiful, and the productions have been very high quality, both in terms of cast...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JckMack
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Writer's Theater has a history of putting on outstanding theater but its new spectacular venue adds to the enjoyment and quality of the productions. There are two theaters in the building and both have excellent sight lines and acoustics. Every theater will have hits and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Have a season subscription. Have enjoyed the intimate spaces in the theater and the wonderful productions.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lei58
Reviewed October 21, 2017

The productions are consistently top notch. Sight lines to the stage are good from any seat. Accoustics are good.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed April 8, 2017

I have lived in this village, basically, my whole life--and Writer's Theater is, by far, the best thing going for it. Because of Writer's Theater, we have been able to attract several excellent restaurants and now even a little wine bar. In a town of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank William F
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Both shows I've seen have been fantastic. There is not a bad seat in the house. You can even bring your beverage into the theatre with the help of the sippy-cup. Try sitting in the front row. It's like being in the play itself!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank beatrice505
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

This new building has been through so many obstacles since construction started ; however once completed this will be a must see if you are in the area. Great design and state of the art underground duct system....

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 1001vis
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

We adore this theater. The acting is always superb, the choice of plays is varied, the venue is incredible and there's plenty of free parking! We haven't visited the wine/food bar inside so cannot comment but we recommend this venue without reservation and with much...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank PennyG338
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