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By Richard Greenblatt and Ted Dykstra

2 Pianos

4 Hands

A talented duo of would-be concert pianists trade stories of pushy parents, eccentric teachers, endless practice, and dreams of stardom. Piano wizardry and roaring comedy combine as “piano nerds” Ted and Richard play classical, pop, and everything in between, all while portraying dozens of characters that took part in their humbling quest for musical greatness.

 

Begins July 5

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2 pianos 4 hands

by Richard Greenblatt and Ted Dykstra

July 5 – August 4

THE 2024-25 SEASON

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Big news from our friends at @rivendelltheatre! 

Northlight Alum Kelly O'Sullivan's GHOSTLIGHT premieres at @musicboxchicago this Friday! Fellow Northlight alum Keith Kupferer and @tara_mallen star 🌟

About GHOSTLIGHT
A reserved construction worker and his rebellious teenage daughter bond through a production of Romeo & Juliet. GHOSTLIGHT is an unforgettably moving story about the power of art and community that wowed audiences in Sundance and SXSW.

Get your tickets at MusicBoxTheatre.com 🎟️
Repost from @actnoid 🤩

It's a beautiful day in Colorado for new play development! Northlight Theatre and Artistic Director BJ Jones are bringing new stories to life at the Colorado New Play Festival. Since 1996, the festival has helped bring scripts from page to stage and this year, Northlight is thrilled to participate with THE FIRST LADY OF TELEVISION by James Sherman.

To learn more about the festival, visit @coloradonewplayfestival or visit their website cnpfsteamboat.org 🎭
Our Northlight Theatre team had the honor of touring Evanston with the Shorefront Legacy Center! We learned about the profound Black history in our community, from the 5th ward to the former Community Hospital of Evanston.

Want to dive deeper? Don’t miss the upcoming series on the Community Hospital of Evanston on the podcast, @evanstonrules, beginning June 26. 🎧
Written by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt, directed by Rob Lindley, and starring Adam LaSalle and Matthew McGloin, 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS begins in just one month! 

ABOUT THE SHOW
A talented duo of would-be concert pianists trade stories of pushy parents, eccentric teachers, endless practice, and dreams of stardom. Piano wizardry and roaring comedy combine as “piano nerds” Ted and Richard play classical, pop, and everything in between, all while portraying dozens of characters that took part in their humbling quest for musical greatness.

Grab your tickets today at Northlight.org 🎹 🎶
Happy #PrideMonth from Northlight Theatre! Check out these events happening in the Evanston, Skokie, and Chicagoland areas to celebrate all things #Pride🎉
Our final spotlight on the 2024-25 Season 🎤

TWISTED MELODIES
by @rostonjr 
Directed by Ron OJ Parson
July 10 – August 10, 2025

1970s singer and composer Donny Hathaway was a soul music icon. Torn between his musical genius and his ongoing inner struggle, Hathaway grapples with his life in a gripping performance by Kelvin Roston Jr.

Join us for TWISTED MELODIES by subscribing today at Northlight.org/Subscribe
Spotlight on the 2024-25 Season 🇫🇷

PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC
by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Jeremy Wechsler

April 10 – May 11, 2025

A French-Jewish family finds themselves facing questions of history, safety, and home in a gripping epic spanning five generations. A co-production with Chicago’s vibrant Theater Wit 

Join us for PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC by subscribing today at Northlight.org/Subscribe
Spotlight on the 2024-25 Season ☕

THE HEART SELLERS
By Lloyd Suh
Directed by Helen Young

January 23 – February 23, 2025

It’s Thanksgiving 1973, and recent Asian immigrants Jane and Luna haven’t quite found their place. Over sips of wine and a questionable frozen turkey, they bond over shared dreams and challenges in making the USA feel like home.

Join us for HEART SELLERS by subscribing today at Northlight.org/Subscribe
Spotlight on the 2024-25 Season 📖

LOUISA MAY ALCOTT’S LITTLE WOMEN
Adapted by @lalatellsastory 
from the novel by Louisa May Alcott
Directed by Georgette Verdin

November 29 – December 29, 2024

Four sisters find their voices in 19th century New England, proving that sisterly bonds are more powerful than the loves or losses they face along the way. A world premiere adaptation of the beloved classic.

Join us for LITTLE WOMEN by subscribing today at Northlight.org/Subscribe

#LittleWomen #NewWork #ChicagoPlays #Skokie
Spotlight on the 2024-25 Season 🎨

THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK
By Daniel Jamieson
with music by Ian Ross
directed by Elizabeth Margolius

September 5 – October 6, 2024

Artist Marc Chagall and his poet wife Bella were partners in life and on canvas, their love story immortalized in a feast of music, dance, and memory as dreamy as one of Chagall’s paintings.

Join us for FLYING LOVERS by subscribing today at Northlight.org/Subscribe

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