We need a new light board for our theater. The board controls all the lights during a show, so without a board, no lights. The old board, which was very, very old, literally burned up at our fall show. A lighting repair specialist said he’d never seen a board that old, it was older than […]
The 2nd Act Players could not exist without the amazing support of our sponsors. Our sponsors are business people who understand that supporting the local performing arts is an important part of building and maintaining a wonderful community in which to live and work.They also understand our audience members like doing business with businesses that […]
Five years, 14 plays, 43 actors, eight directors, four assistant directors — Happy 5th Birthday to the 2nd Act Players!!! If you haven’t donated to our 5th birthday fundraiser yet, you can do so by simply clicking here. It’s been an amazing five years. We started with a simple idea. In 2012, after he had […]
The 2nd Act Players began with a dream — to showcase undiscovered playwrights and actors while showcasing never-before-seen works for the stage. It’s a dream we can’t continue to achieve without your help!!! Friday, April 13th marks the 5th birthday for the 2nd Act Players. On that date, in 2013, our first play — New […]
December 31, 2017.Reading time less than 1 minute.
The 2nd Act Players had an amazing year in 2017; our warmest thanks to all of you who made it possible. We featured 16 actors and three directors in nine works for the stage, ranging from our staged readings of six new 10-minute plays to our one-act festival with two plays and our fall production […]
We’re in the midst of again soliciting donations for our Fall 2017 Charity Auction which will take place during our November performances. Show your support for the local arts scene by simply filling out the form below.
Spring cleaning is an annual ritual in our house, and one we’ve turned into a great fund-raising opportunity for our 2nd Act Players. If you;re in the midst of cleaning out your closets as well, here’s a perfect opportunity to donate your gently used treasures to the 2nd Act Players Annual Yard Sale which will […]
The 2nd Act Players is in the midst of planning its 2017 season and we want to hear from you! What type of plays would you like to see us performing at our theater in Northminster Church, Evanston? We’ve already asked people who have come to our past five years of plays, but we want […]
Did you miss the 2nd Act Players’ first-ever One-Act Play Festival? We missed you too, but you can still show your support for the 2nd Act Players and for local theater. We love all of you who have come to our shows the past five years and also supported us with contributions, charity auction purchases […]