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:

A Christmas Chaos

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

Masks and proof of vaccination are NOT required at this time!

 

 

 

Latest News

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

ETC  Receives Elgin Cultural Arts Commission Operational Grant

December 14, 2020

The Elgin Theatre Company has received an operational grant from the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission. The grant covers Covid-19 related operational costs during the month of December 2020. 

ETC Receives Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin  Grant

October 2, 2020

The Elgin Theatre Company has received a Covid Adaptation Grant from the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin. The grant will allow ETC to purchase video equipment to allow for the streaming of selected future ETC productions.

ETC Receives Illinois Arts Council Agency Grant

September 22, 2020

The Elgin Theatre Company has received a general support grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. The grant covers all ETC activities during the 2020-2021 season.

ETC Receives Illinois Arts Council Agency Grant

June 22, 2020

The Elgin Theatre Company has received a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency Emergency Relief Fund under the CARES Act via the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant will be used to fund communication between ETC and artists, technicians, patrons, and supporters of theater in Elgin.

Get Tickets

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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