The Northlight Theatre and North Shore Center Offices are temporarily closed in response to Covid-19, but we’re working remotely to continue serving our patrons during this time.
NOTE: (as of 5/18/20) The North Shore Center phone lines are currently down due to results of flooding.
Please use the form below to submit your questions or concerns and a staff member will respond as soon as possible.
You can also use the Staff Directory to contact individual members of the Northlight Theatre staff directly: we continue to receive our email and voicemails, though response times may be more delayed while working remotely.
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Group Sales: 847.324.1233
Artistic Director BJ Jones
Executive Director Timothy J. Evans
Managing Director Janet Mullet
Associate General Manager & Company Manager Victoria Martini-Rosowicz
Literary Manager & Casting Associate Kristen Osborn
Artistic Programs Manager Sarah Slight
Artistic Fellow Tasia A. Jones
Director of Advancement Kim Hoopingarner
Associate Director of Advancement Michael Cansfield
Events Manager Kelly Cosgrove
Campaign/Advancement Administrator Christina Ward
Director of Marketing and Communications Mara Mihlfried
Marketing Manager Francisco Lopez
Director of Finance Lisa Stern
Finance Administrator & Groups Sales Coordinator Michelle Blendermann
Director of Education & Community Engagement Christina Lepri
Education & Community Engagement Manager Alexi Siegel
Production Manager Emily Kneer
Technical Director Bek Lambrecht
Assistant Technical Director/Assistant to the Production Manager Colleen Schuldeis
Administrative Assistant Christine Ebeling
PR Representative Cathy Taylor Public Relations, 773.564.9564
WHO DO I CONTACT FOR:
To use the phone extensions listed below, call the main administrative line at 847.679.9501.
Ticketing questions: Box Office, 847.673.6300
General customer concerns Mara Mihlfried, x3671
Group Sales: Michelle Blendermann, x3509
Press/Public Relations: Cathy Taylor at Cathy Taylor PR, Inc., 773.564.9564
To Make a Donation (Individual or Corporate): Kim Hoopingarner, x3663
Advertising: Mara Mihlfried, x3671
Questions for Technical Staff: Vicki Martini-Rosowicz, x3682
Website questions or comments: Francisco Lopez, x3673
BJ Jones is in his 20th season as Artistic Director of Northlight. Mr. Jones is a two-time Joseph Jefferson Award winning actor and a three time nominated director and has directed the world premieres of Relativity, Funnyman, Faceless, Charm, White Guy on the Bus, Stella & Lou, The Outgoing Tide, Better Late, and Rounding Third. Notably he has directed productions of Outside Mullingar, Grey Gardens, The Price, The Odd Couple, A Life, and The Beauty Queen of Leenane. As a producer he has guided the world premieres of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Shining Lives, The Last Five Years, The Gamester, and Studs Terkel’s ‘The Good War’. Additional directorial credits include: Pitmen Painters (Timeline); 100 Saints You Should Know (Steppenwolf); Glengarry Glen Ross (Alliance Theatre, Atlanta); The Lady with All the Answers (Cherry Lane, New York); Animal Crackers (Baltimore Center Stage); Three Musketeers, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing (Utah Shakespeare Festival), and four productions at the Galway International Arts Festival. As a performer, he has appeared at Northlight, Goodman, Steppenwolf, Court, and other theatres throughout Chicago. Film/TV credits include The Fugitive, Body Double, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Early Edition, Cupid, and Turks, among others.
Timothy J. Evans leads Northlight Theatre’s overall strategic, management and long-range initiatives. Prior to his arrival at Northlight,Tim spent over 20 years at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in management and producing positions. He created, curated and produced Steppenwolf’s acclaimed TRAFFIC Series including a partnership with Chicago Public Radio for subsequent broadcasts. Tim founded Steppenwolf Films, of which he is still a partner with Gary Sinise, Terry Kinney and Jeff Perry, to develop film and television projects. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the League of Chicago Theatres and on the theater selection panel for the Princess Grace Foundation Awards. He also serves on the USA selection committee for The Eisenhower Fellows, Philadelphia, PA. Previously, Tim served on the board of the Independent Film Project (IFP) and was a charter member of the Governor’s Task Force for Media Development.
Board of Trustees
J. Douglas Gray, Chair
Mark McCarville, President
Julie Chernoff, Vice President
Donna Frett, Vice President
Craig M. Smith, Vice President
James West, Treasurer
Paul Lehner, Secretary
Timothy J. Evans, Executive Director
Walter C. Greenough
BJ Jones, Artistic Director
Matthew J. Magnuson
Atlee Valentine Pope
Robert J. Regan
Robert S. Silver
Thomas D. Stringer*
Michael Pauken, ex officio
Norman Rosen, ex officio
Steven J. Bernstein
Michael R. Callahan*
Marcia Mead Stillerman
Reverend Dr. Michael Nabors
Timothy P. Sullivan*