Category: development

Deal with snoring and help the 2nd Act Players at the same time

Every time someone downloads it from the link on our site, the 2nd Act Players receive a small stipend from Snore Report. So it costs you nothing but helps you, your partner and the 2nd Act Players! Please download it today and let us know what you think of it.

Top 5 Ways to Show your Love for 2nd Act Players (and not spend anything!)

We like to say the 2nd Act Players are the best-kept secret on the North Shore theater scene. We've been around for five years but a lot of people haven't heard of us yet. Well, we don't actually like to say that and we're doing more than ever this year to get out the word about ...

2nd Act Players hits the bullseye with a Target affiliation

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 ...

The first play in our new home will be the drama, The Institute.

The 2nd Act Players are feeling the Christmas spirit

The 2nd Act Players spend a good deal of time asking you, our audience and donors, to help us out by donating and/or buying tickets to our shows. But we also strive to give back to our communities. 2nd Act co-founder John N. Frank recently joined members of the congregation at Northminster Presbyterian Church in ...

Support the 2nd Act Players on Small Business Saturday

This Saturday is a day when Americans go out shopping to support their local small businesses. You won't find many businesses smaller than the 2nd Act Players in Evanston so we ask for your support this Small Business Saturday. Buy your tickets now for our One-Act Play Festival this coming March!!!! We'll be staging two one-act ...


Even more reasons to come to our Sept. 10 gala

Two of our favorite spots in town, Temperance Beer Co. and Few Spirits, have donated some amazing items for the auction.


16 great reasons to come to our Sept. 10 gala

Mark your calendars today to attend our 2nd Act Players 1960s soiree from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Creative Coworking in downtown Evanston. In addition to an amazing panel discussion on the turbulent 1960s we plan that evening, we're having a silent auction that, at the moment, has 16 fabulous items you  can bid on ...


2nd Act Players invite 1960s activist to Sept. 10 event

The evening will feature a range of silent auction items from 2nd Act sponsors along with wine, cheese and other munchies for guests. Posters for The Institute also will be available for a minimum $50 donation.


Help build the dream, join the 2nd Act Players

The 2nd Act Players is moving into a new theater-home at Northminster Church in Evanston and now, more than ever, we need an army of volunteers to make our productions in our new home as successful as they had been when we were only a pop-up theater renting other people's spaces to perform. Help us ...


Add the 2nd Act Players to your holiday giving list

Thinking about who should be on your last-minute holiday charity gift list this year? Please remember the 2nd Act Players at this most generous time of year. Making a tax-deductible gift is easy, simply click this link. The 2nd Act Players is a registered 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit theater company which means gifts are tax-deductible. So ...