Events & Tickets
The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie is a dynamic two-theater complex operating as part of the Village of Skokie’s plan to provide cultural, literary and educational programs to benefit Chicago’s North Shore.
For the latest on what is appearing at the North Shore Center, visit our calendar page. You can view in calendar or agenda format. Our performances are also color coded based on a few different categories for easy navigation.
North Shore Center Feature Series
The North Shore Center presents a Feature Series of entertainment spanning numerous genres and styles offering the best in comedy, dance, music, theatre and family entertainment. For the latest schedule, visit our Feature Series page. Check back often as performances are added throughout the season.
You can also join our email list to get first notice of announcements and special offers.
Youtheatre is an educational performing arts program which seeks to fulfill a mission to inspire, educate, entertain and captivate the imagination of participating students. Performances are during the week day and tickets are available individually as well as for schools groups. For the latest schedule, visit the Youtheatre page.
The North Shore Center’s SHOWCASE is an annual trade show of talent, attracting approximately 100 performers, speakers, and educational enrichment programs. Through this event, it is our goal to provide an opportunity not only for entertainers to present their talents to potential audiences, but also for attendees to observe the wide array of talents available for their youth programming. For this year’s event on April 28th, visit the Showcase page.
Residents of the North Shore Center include producing theater company Northlight Theatre, Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra and Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra. For information on these organizations visit the Resident Companies page. Music of the Baroque and numerous other cultural organizations and special rental events occur at the North Shore Center throughout the year.
Many performances at the North Shore Center are perfect for groups. Paired with a pre or post-show reception, a simple group outing can be turned into a night to remember. Get in touch with a group sales representative or our events department to book an event. More information is available on the Group Sales page.
You can contact the box office with any questions you may have regarding events and tickets. More information is available on the Box Office page.