Phone: 847.673.6300
Box Office hours:
Tue-Sat 11am – 5pm (or until showtime)
Sun – open two hours prior to showtime
Closed Mondays

Group Sales: 847.324.1303



Phone: 847.679.9501



Phone: 847.677.5276


Use the Staff Directory to contact individual members of the Northlight Theatre staff directly.



Artistic Director   BJ Jones

Executive Director   Timothy J. Evans



Managing Director  Janet Mullet

General Manager  Victoria Martini-Rosowicz

Director of Finance Lisa Stern

Human Resources Manager Earl Solomon

Administrative Assistant Mary Pasko

Administrative Assistant Eric Smith



Associate Artistic Director  Georgette Verdin

Artistic Fellow Tor Campbell

Resident Violence & Intimacy Coordinator Jyreika Guest



Director of Advancement  Kim Hoopingarner

Grants Manager Deborah Stewart

Special Event Manager and Advancement Administrator Athena Kopulos

Campaign and Advancement Manager Gillian Abrams



Director of Marketing and Communications  Mara Mihlfried

Marketing Coordinator Annabelle Cuitino

PR Representative  Cathy Taylor Public Relations, 773.564.9564



Education & Curriculum Manager Abaigeal O’Donnell



Production Manager Emily Kneer

Technical Director Colleen Schuldeis

Assistant Technical Director/Assistant to the Production Manager Matt Super

Lighting Supervisor Cory Drewry 

Audio Visual Supervisor Aaron Woodstien

Costume Supervisor Hannah Compton



To use the phone extensions listed below, call the main administrative line at 847.679.9501.



Advertising: Mara Mihlfried, x3671

To Make a Donation (Individual or Corporate): Kim Hoopingarner, x3663

Group Sales: Eric Smith, x3509

Ticketing Questions: Box Office, 847.673.6300

Press/Public Relations: Cathy Taylor at Cathy Taylor PR, Inc., 773.564.9564

Questions for Technical Staff: Emily Kneer, x3681

Website Questions or Comments: Annabelle Cuitino, x3673

Other Questions or Concerns: Northlight Administrative Office, x3661


To Request Ticket Donations for your non-profit fundraiser:
Please submit your request online:
For questions email:

Artistic Director

BJ-Headshot BJ Jones has been Artistic Director of Northlight since 1998. Mr. Jones is a two-time Joseph Jefferson Award Winning actor and a three-time nominated director. He has directed the world premieres of Relativity, Charm, Faceless, White Guy on the Bus, Chapatti, The Outgoing Tide (Jeff Nomination), Better Late, and Rounding Third. Notably he has directed productions of Outside Mullingar, Grey Gardens, The Price, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Curve of Departure, 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, and Studs Terkel’s ‘The Good War.’ Additional directorial credits include Pitmen Painters (Jeff Nomination, Timeline); 100 Saints You Should Know (Steppenwolf); Glengarry Glen Ross (Susie Bass Nomination, 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.

Executive DIRECTOR


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

Robert J. Regan, Chair

Jennifer Christensen, Vice-Chair

Julie Chernoff, Vice-Chair

Donna Frett, Vice-Chair

Paul Lehner, Secretary

Paul Epner, Treasurer

Jim Allen

Percy Berger

E. Faye Butler

Carole Cahill

Diana Cohen

Timothy J. Evans, Executive Director

J. Douglas Gray*

Freddi Greenberg

BJ Jones, Artistic Director

Michelle Jordan

Tobi Laczkowski

Dennis Marino

Mark McCarville*

Michele Rogers

Rahul Roy

Reetu Gowdar Sanders

Bob Silverman*

Craig M. Smith

Thomas D. Stringer*

Kent Swanson

Dr. Eric Witherspoon

*Past President/Chairperson


Advisory Council

Ken Arlen

Trish Barr

Laurice Bell

Anne Berkeley

Steven J. Bernstein

Karl Berolzheimer

Edward Bradley

Margo Brown

Michael R. Callahan*

Joe Cappo

Marcia Caulkins

Josh Chernoff

Dennis Clarkson

Beth Davis

Dave Davis

Paul Finnegan*

Diane Fisher

Gene Frett

Marge Gambow

Susan Gaud

Michael Gennaro

Craig Golden

Barbara Goodman

Eleanor Hall

Tom Hazlett

Ann Jennett

Susan Karol*

Rita Kashner

Rick Kolsky

Paul Lehman*

James Lytle

Sally Mabadi

Michelle Marvin

Bradford Matson

Marcia Mead Stillerman

Ed Michael

Kevin Mott

Carol Mullins

Reverend Dr. Michael Nabors

Atlee Valentine Pope

Cheryl Judice Powell

Merril Prager

Barbara Putta

Roberta Rubin

Toby Sachs

Esther Saks*

Sara Schastok

Ralph Segall

David Seidman*

Jill Soderberg

Gina Speckman

Ingrid Stafford

Trimmy Stamell*

Timothy P. Sullivan*

John Syvertsen

Anne Taubeneck

Greg Taubeneck

Mark Tendam

Payson Wild

Betsy Ziegler

*Past President/Chairperson