The 2nd Act Players could not mount the stage productions they do without the amazing support of our sponsors. We highly recommend them, please patronize them and mention you saw their ads here and in our show programs. Click on their links below to find out more about them.


Platinum Sponsor


Elderwerks is a complimentary service helping to find assisted living or any type of senior housing or elder care solutions for your parent or loved ones. We help seniors through the transition from one home to another or finding the services they need in their home. Our “Community Resource Consultant” will discuss all aspects of moving with you and help you achieve you long term lifestyle goals.

Silver Sponsors


As part of the larger Wintrust Community Bank family, we were built in this area, for this area. Evanston Community Bank & Trust is dedicated to providing the solutions and services of a larger institution with the personal touch of a small community bank. Our customer and community come first. We believe in solid customer service and we prove it with every interaction.


BriteLift is Chicagoland’s safe, reliable, wheelchair friendly transportation. We assist you door-to-door. Whether it’s a doctor’s appointment, dinner with the family or a trip to the airport…wherever you need to be, you’ll get there safe and on time with BriteLift.


First Northern Credit Union is committed to the financial well-being of all residents and employees in Evanston and is proud to serve as the only community credit union since 2008.

In 2019, it rolled out its financial wellness workshop series at its office every second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

“Everyone in the community is invited to join us as we present on topics such as: Car Buying Decision, College Financing 101, Teens & Money, Using Home Equity and more. For more information and to RSVP for one of our workshops, please visit or stop in our office at 1705 Sherman Ave.”

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With more than 25 years of experience, 1,500+ transactions closed, and totaling $675 million in sales, the MSGroup has built a loyal clientele by demonstrating exceptional market knowledge, outstanding customer service and the utmost integrity. The team—comprised of Mary Summerville and Allie Payne —prides itself on its client-centric philosophy which requires continual honing of skills and adaptive ways of doing business. The MSGroup stays ahead of the curve on market inventory and employs the most current technologies and systems to identify and close on prime opportunities while negotiating the best possible results.

Headquartered in Chicago, Byline Bank, a subsidiary of Byline Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BY), is a full service commercial bank serving small- and medium-sized businesses, financial sponsors, and consumers. Byline Bank has approximately $5.4 billion in assets and operates more than 60 full service branch locations throughout the Chicago and Milwaukee metropolitan areas. Byline Bank offers a broad range of commercial and retail banking products and services including small ticket equipment leasing solutions and is one of the top five Small Business Administration lenders in the United States.

Heart Certified Auto Care, with locations in Evanston, Wilmette and Northbrook employs a large staff of knowledgeable and friendly service advisors and technicians. No matter what you drive – an import or domestic, car, truck, SUV, or van, we have the highly trained staff and modern diagnostic tools needed to repair your vehicle right the first time, and on time. Duxler technicians and service advisors have a combined total of 385 years of Duxler Complete Auto Care experience, all with your satisfaction in



Andrew Erickson with Edward Jones serves the North Shore from his office in Winnetka. He came to Edward Jones from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange floor where he owned and managed portfolio risk for his trading company. He impressed us with an economics degree from Dartmouth and his extensive knowledge of financial markets. “I love helping people clarify their financial goals and determine the most tax and risk efficient ways to get them there. We have a process, and it works,” he says.

Randy Ernst, vice president of mortgage lending at GuaranteedRate. Randy has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial industry and has been a member of the President Club member for top mortgage volume at Guaranteed Rate 10 consecutive years in a row. He is an expert in condo and jumbo lending.

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Jerry Alt of in Evanston is a commercial, fine art and portrait photographer, with works sold and published in various media and to private buyers. He pays attention to constantly improving his craft which includes studio, headshot, commercial, wedding and event photography. Jerry is the official photographer of the 2nd Act Players.