The 2nd Act Players could not mount its video productions necessitated by the Covid-19 Pandemic without the amazing support of our sponsors. We highly recommend them, please patronize them and mention you saw their ads here and in our e-newsletter. Click on their links below to find out more about them.


We are extremely grateful for the sponsor who are standing by us in 2021 as the The Covid-19 Pandemic continues to impact theaters around the world. And we are most excited to welcome a new sponsor, Trulee Evanston,  and our returning sponsor, Byline Bank, which understand that, now more than ever, the performing arts need corporate support.



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.

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With more than 25 years of experience, 1,500+ transactions closed, and totaling $675 million in sales, Mary has built a loyal clientele by demonstrating exceptional market knowledge, outstanding customer service and the utmost integrity. She prides herself on her client-centric philosophy which requires continual honing of skills and adaptive ways of doing business. Mary consistently 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.

Byline Bank is a community & commercial bank born and bred in Chicago. Byline is a bank that believes in putting their name behind everything they do and they’re here to roll up their sleeves and help customers write their stories. To learn more, please visit





Trulee Evanston is a modern senior living community located just 13 miles north of Chicago that features exceptional Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. This is a lifestyle that rewards your love of an urban, yet close-knit vibe with striking architecture, cutting-edge technology conveniences, extraordinary culinary experiences, and refreshing outdoor spaces. Mirroring the experience of a five-star hotel, with the finest in hospitality and services. A nine-story senior living community that can inspire you to rise to new levels of wellness and peace of mind. Learn more at

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.


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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.

Dave’s New Kitchen

Dave’s has had a restaurant presence in Evanston since the 1970s and continues to serve delicious traditional Italian dishes mixed with a variety of new offerings, keeping its doors open for takeout, delivery and outside dining despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Dave was a founding sponsor of the 2nd Act Players in 2013 and has backed us ever since. Please patronize Dave’s regularly, even more now when local business owners like Dave (yes, there really is a Dave, you’ll find him in his kitchen) need our support.