January 24, 2017.Reading time 3 minutes.
A one-act play festival in Evanston, what is that all about? It’s about fun, drama, comedy and an enjoyable evening with Northwest Evanston’s newest theater company, the 2nd Act Players. Read on, all your questions about the March festival are answered here. Read, then buy some tickets, what are you waiting for, all your questions […]
January 23, 2017.Reading time 3 minutes.
Two veterans of past 2nd Act Players’ productions will be directing plays during the 2nd Act Players’ One-Act Play Festival this March 11-26. “Our mission is to showcase new talent in stories about key 2nd acts in people’s lives. That includes new directing talent,” explains co-founder John N. Frank, who will be directing Last Days […]
January 20, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
The 2nd Act Players has once again assembled dynamic casts for the two plays it will be staging as part of its first-ever One-Act Play Festival March 11-26.
January 19, 2017.Reading time 3 minutes.
The 2nd Act Players will be producing two plays as part of its One-Act Play festival March 11-26. The plays are Falling Into Macy by Richard Lyons Conlon, and The Last Days of Wonder by Tess Light. Playwright Conlon has been a two-term resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists and has written more than 30 plays […]
January 18, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
“These are stories audiences will readily relate to,” explains 2nd Act co-founder John N. Frank. “Falling Into Macy looks at the eternal struggles of the male-female relationship while The Last Days of Wonder looks at the vexing challenges of the mother-daughter relationship.”
January 4, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
The 2nd Act Players started 2017 with a new website, now we have a new partner to announce as well — giant retailer Target. Look on the right side of our site and you’ll see graphics you can click to get a Target credit card, set up a Target bridal registry or a Target college dorm […]
January 3, 2017.Reading time 1 minute.
Audience members who see 2nd Act Players productions love them, really, we have the audience response forms to prove that. But we want more of you to come see us. One way to convince you all to come is to show you some of what you’re missing…and that’s exactly what we plan this year with […]
January 2, 2017.Reading time 1 minute.
“After four years of being Evanston’s and the North Shore’s best kept theater secret, we plan to get the word out about the 2nd Act Players big time this year,” says founder and artistic director John N. Frank.