Curtain, Lights, This is It — the Final Performance of Two Amazing 2nd Act Players’ Plays

The final performance of the 2nd Act Player's One-Act Play Festival is today, Sunday, March 26 at 3:30 in our theater at Northminster Church, Evanston. So you still have a chance to see the shows audience members have been raving about. Come and enjoy, buy your tickets by simply clicking here. Here's a sampling of ...

Becca Russo, Julie Mitre and Christine O'Keef star in The Last Days of Wonder.

Final musings from the director of “The Last Days of Wonder”

A creative process that began for me more than a year ago is coming to an end this weekend, so allow an old man some musing time about what an amazing journey it's been. What I'm talking about is the conclusion of the 2nd Act Players' One-Act Play Festival this weekend, March 24-26. There are ...

Show Time! Our One-Act Play Festival Opens Tonight!!!!

The 2nd Act Players' One-Act Play Festival opens tonight, Saturday, March 11, and it's not too late to buy your tickets for one fo eight scheduled performances running weekends through March 26. What you will see is two one-act plays performed each evening of the festival. Click here to buy your tickets and avoid long ...

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Opening Night is Saturday, Come See Two Amazing Plays

Opening night for the 2nd Act Players all-new One-Act Play Festival is this Saturday, March 11. Doors open at 7 for our 7:30 p.m. curtain call. Buy your tickets today to see two new award-winning one-act plays.

Becca Russo, Julie Mitre and Christine O'Keef star in The Last Days of Wonder.

Here’s what playwright Tess Light has to say about “The Last Days of Wonder”

Writing “The Last Days of Wonder” was an act of healing for me — though I generally don’t write confessional or autobiographical plays, this one is largely true. My mother was the grasshopper to my ant, balancing my industry with her sense of fun. Her irresponsible optimism was maddening, and joyous, and terrifying, and infectious. ...

Becca Russo, Julie Mitre and Christine O'Keef star in The Last Days of Wonder.

Come see Becca Russo on stage in “The Last Days of Wonder”

Becca Russo will portray Imogen in the 2nd Act Players’ production of the dynamic new one-act play The Last Days of Wonder on March 11-26. Who is Imogen? The actress-daughter of the well-traveled mother, she also lives with her mother while she tries to get her own life together. As the play opens, Imogen is rehearsing for a real-life role ...

Come see Julie Mitre in “The Last Days of Wonder”

Julie Mitre will portray Mother in the 2nd Act Players’ production of the dynamic new one-act play The Last Days of Wonder on March 11-26. Mother has led a wild life. Drinking, Paris, multiple husbands, the world was a blur to her for many years, years in which she wasn't there for her two daughters. But now her ...

3 reasons to get reacquainted with the 2nd Act Players

There won't be any Jesuits or references to New York. These plays deal with love -- the love of a dying mother for her daughters and them for her, and the love two couples are trying to either find or hold onto.

Becca Russo, Julie Mitre and Christine O'Keef star in The Last Days of Wonder.

Come see Christine O’Keefe in “The Last Days of Wonder”

Christine O'Keefe will portray Sue in the 2nd Act Players’ production of the dynamic new one-act play The Last Days of Wonder on March 11-26. Who is Sue? The serious older sister? The successful career woman, wife and mother? Or the little girl who misses her often absent mother? And how will she react when her mother asks ...

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