Northlight Theatre


BJ Jones, Artistic Director

Timothy J. Evans, Executive Director

Lynn Baber, CSA, Casting Director/Artistic Administrator

Kristin Leahey, PhD, Resident Dramaturg

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Submission Policy:

Audition information through website.

Script Submissions:
Northlight Theatre does not accept unsolicited scripts. However, in an effort to support the local artistic community, Northlight does accept unsolicited ten-page samples exclusively from writers living in Illinois. Before submitting material, read the theater's mission statement, research production history, and/or see a production at the theater in order to acquire a sense of Northlight's interests and aesthetic.

To be considered, send a letter of inquiry, a synopsis of play, and a ten-page sample. All material must be submitted electronically to If interested, full script will be requested.

Theater Types:

LORT, Equity, Musical, Contemporary Plays


Northlight Theatre aspires to promote change of perspective and encourage compassion by exploring the depth of our humanity across a bold spectrum of theatrical experiences. Seeking to entertain, enlighten, and electrify audiences through contemporary dramas, intimate musicals, and refreshed classics. With a fearless commitment to champion new work, and to provide a nurturing and creative home for our artists.

Northlight Theatre: LORT C-2