Elgin Theatre Company: Live theatre locally, it’s just the ticket!

Welcome to the Elgin Theatre Company

The goal of the Elgin Theatre Company is to bring quality entertainment to Elgin and the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The Elgin Theatre Company produces four plays during its season plus special events from time to time. For our next production visit the Next Production page. For information about our current season visit the Current Season page.

NEXT PRODUCTION:

Moonlight and Magnolias

The next live production of the Elgin Theatre Company is Moonlight and Magnolias. Click on the “Next Production” entry on the menu bar above for more details.

 

 

 

Latest News

​ETC Receives Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Grant

December 5, 2023

The Elgin Theatre Company has received a general support grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity through the Illinois B2B Arts Grant Program. The grant covers all ETC activities during the 2023-2024 season.

ETC To Appear At 2023 Elgin Fringe Festival

July 4, 2023

The Elgin Theatre Company will again appear at the Elgin Fringe Festival. The 2023 edition of this arts festival will take place in early September. The Elgin Theatre Company will present Couples by Sean Grennan. The play will be directed by Jocelyn Adamski. For more information or to buy tickets see the Elgin Fringe Festival website www.elginfringefestival.com.

ETC Wins Lou Awards

October 15, 2022

The Elgin Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that the winner of the 2021-2022 Lou Award for “Best Production of a Play” is the May 2022 ETC production of The Tin Woman! Congratulations to Sean Hargadon for “Best Director of a Play” and Doreen Dawson for “Best Performer in a Leading Female Role – Play”. Also nominated this year for their work in The Tin Woman were Heidi Swarthout and Ken Kaden.

We also congratulate Trace Gamache and Amber Dow for their nominations in The Games Afoot and Jamie Ewing for A Doll’s House, Part 2.

The Elgin Theatre Company congratulates all the Lou Award nominees and winners.

ETC Receives Illinois Arts Council Agency Grant

August 26, 2022

The Elgin Theatre Company has received a general support grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. The grant covers all ETC activities during the 2022-2023 season.

ETC To Appear At 2022 Elgin Fringe Festival

August 20, 2022

The Elgin Theatre Company will again appear at the Elgin Fringe Festival. The 2022 edition of this arts festival will take place in early September. ETC will present Pillow Fight by local author Eileen Mitchell and directed by Stephen Pickering. Performances will be held on September 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2022. For more information or to buy tickets see the Elgin Fringe Festival website www.elginfringefestival.com.

ETC Receives Illinois Arts Council Agency Grant

October 12, 2021

The Elgin Theatre Company has received a general support grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. The grant covers all ETC activities during the 2021-2022 season.

ETC Receives Elgin Cultural Arts Commission Grant

July 14, 2021

The Elgin Theatre Company has received a grant from the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission. The grant supports the costuming of ETC’s Fall 2021 production of A Doll’s House, Part 2

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The best way to enjoy all of the shows is to order a season ticket. Season ticket subscribers enjoy all of the following benefits:

Guaranteed seats – With your ticket in hand you always have a guaranteed seat at any ETC production you wish to attend.

Outstanding discounts – Subscribers receive exclusive discounts on regular box office prices. Adult subscribers save about 37% on every show.

Exchange privileges – ETC subscribers can use their tickets to any performance of any show. There are no exchange problems at ETC.

More Information

Elgin Art Showcase

Elgin Professional Building Eighth Floor
164 Division Street
Elgin, IL 60120
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First United Methodist Church of Elgin

216 E. Highland Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120
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