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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Cars drive through a quiet street in downtown Evanston.

City Council allocates $2 million in ARPA funds to Northlight Theatre, facilitating return to Evanston

April 11, 2022

City Council voted Monday to allocate $2 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to Northlight Theatre. The money will support the construction of a new performing arts center in downtown Evanston. Originally...

A rendering of a the proposed theatre at 1012-1016 Church St. Northlight Theatre has announced plans to build a theater in Evanston.

Northlight Theatre plans move back to Evanston

May 12, 2019

Northlight Theatre has signed an option agreement to purchase and demolish an existing Evanston building and build a new theater in its place, according to the Chicago Tribune. The organization presents...

Northlight Theatre executive director Tim Evans (right) and artistic director BJ Jones speak to City Council about their interest in returning to Evanston in its proposed downtown performing arts center. Northlight Theatre was founded in Evanston in 1974 but has been established in Skokie at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts for nearly two decades.

Northlight Theatre plans to return to Evanston

October 20, 2015

The Northlight Theatre company formally expressed interest at Monday’s City Council meeting in returning to Evanston to occupy the proposed downtown performing arts center. Aldermen reacted positively...

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