Tickets on sale for #MeToo Play Festival

Tickets are now on sale for the 2nd Act Players’ #MeToo Play Festival which will take place May 19-20 and May 26-27. Tickets are $17 when bought in advance, $20 at the door on the day of performances. To purchase your tickets, simply click here or on the Tickets icon on our website. The festival […]

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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 […]

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The Media Discovers The Institute — Now it’s Your Turn!!!!

The Institute, Coming of Age during the Vietnam war, already is garnering widespread media attention. The new 2nd Act Players production has been featured in a story on the Chicago Tribune website and in a radio interview with WCGO’s Daniel French. Daily North Shore also has previewed the Oct. 21 opening of the show which […]

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People in the know are buying tickets for The Institute — join them today

It’s always interesting to see who the early ticket-buyers are for any new production we do. Often its people who know actors in the cast. But for our 2016 world premiere of The Institute, Coming fo Age during the Vietnam War, it’s been a  much different phenomenon. Early ticket sales have gone almost exclusively to […]

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Hear about the turbulent 1960s, bid on fabulous prizes on Sept. 10!!!!

The 2nd act Players is at it again, scheduling an amazing event that will help you better understand the Vietnam War years while also giving you the chance to bid on fabulous prizes like a stay at Evanston’s posh Hilton Orrington Hotel, a free class at the well-known Green Shirt Studio in Chicago, or a […]

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Less than a month to go — buy your tickets today!

Boys in the Basement opens Nov. 6, less than a month away. Tickets are already selling and the production, which focuses on the heartbreak of divorce from the male perspective, is getting media attention. So buy your tickets today, waiting might mean you won’t be able to see this ground-breaking original work from the 2nd […]

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Boys in the Basement and the children of divorce

Children are the victims of divorce, caught in events totally beyond their control and scarred by them nonetheless. Boys in the Basement looks at how men think about their children in divorce. Some men struggle to stay involved in tier children’s lives after divorce, others can not bear the pain and simply disappear, leaving children […]

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Top 5 reasons to buy your tickets NOW for Boys in the Basement

Boys in the Basement,  a poignant look at the heartbreak of divorce from a man’s perspective, opens in one month at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center in Evanston. Performances are Fridays, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays Nov. 7 and Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays Nov. 8 and Nov. 15 […]

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