While the ghost light is keeping our stage warm, we’re keeping you intensely entertained at home.

At Home with BJ

Backstage with BJ goes digital! In this online discussion series, Artistic Director BJ Jones chats with artists from our upcoming 2020-21 Season and delves into their artistic work.

BJ hosts the creators of the Pemberley series


BJ and Bruce reflect back on The Outgoing Tide and their many projects together over the years.

BJ chats with Director Rob Lindley and Actor Bethany Thomas on about Songs for Nobodies:

David Catlin and Michael Hollinger Share Mr. Dickens’ Hat:

Hear from the creators of The Lifespan of a Fact:


In Conversation With Lynn Nottage

Director Tasia A. Jones and Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage have a conversation about INTIMATE APPAREL and how this play relates to our current moment as a nation.


Play at Home

The Play at Home Project is a series of short plays written specifically for this moment of unprecedented isolation and to be performed at home, by you. We are proud to share this new Northlight-commissioned contribution to the project:

screen, touch, cut by Isaac Gómez
BE and EM are alone. they sit in front of their screens and talk to each other. then, something remarkable happens.

Read the Play



We’ve seen the penguins exploring the Shedd Aquarium and SUE enjoying her home at the Field Museum, but we’re not quite sure how this flamingo found his way to Northlight! In any case, we’re glad to see he appears to be an arts lover.


Finish the Line

You’re a contestant on Northlight’s Finish the Line! Play along in this video and finish the lines from some of Northlight’s favorite productions.


Inspiration station

In this photo series, we’re looking back and reflecting on quotes from past productions.