Northlight Theatre | 2015-2016 Season
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2015-2016 Season


A World Premiere

September 11, 2015 - October 25, 2015

As fading vaudeville comic Chick Sherman tries to revive his career, a lifetime of private and professional struggles rise to the surface, cracking the polished public persona of the world’s favorite former “funny man.”

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World Premiere presented at Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre

October 14, 2015 - November 8, 2015

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You Can't Take It With You

November 6, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Meet the Sycamores – a madcap clan who sets the bar for eccentricity. When Alice brings her high society fiancé home to meet the parents, their unconventional ways offer hope that love and laughter lead to happiness, even in the hardest of times.

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Mothers and Sons

January 22, 2016 - February 27, 2016

Nearly 20 years after her son’s death, Katharine pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of his former partner, who is now married to another man and has a young child, challenging her to face a changing society and an ever-evolving definition of family.

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March 11, 2016 - April 17, 2016

Early in the Civil War, three escaped slaves arrive at a Union fort to seek sanctuary. Major General Butler embarks on a battle of words and wits, calling into question what is legal versus what is right while he seeks a solution that satisfies both ethics and duty.

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