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The NEW Triple Play Subscription

We've added a NEW comedy in March and a NEW subscription offer! The Triple Play Subscription includes three shows (Now & Then, Women Playing Hamlet, and Gypsy) for just $60. That's 20% off full-price single tickets.

*** If you are already a Subscriber, you can add Women Playing Hamlet for only $20. You will be sent an email with the promo-code. Gold and Platinum Subscribers add the play for no additional charge. Call 708-246-3380 or if you have any questions. ***

TWS requires proof of full Covid-19 vaccination or negative tests for those 12 years and up. See details here.

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Now & Then

February 17 - 27, 2022

Mainstage 3

A timely romantic comedy by Sean Grennan

Sometimes what happens after last call just might change your life. This heartfelt romantic comedy is about the costs of the choices we make and the people who make them with us.




Women Playing Hamlet

March 3 - 13, 2022

Forum 1

Rip-roaring fun for Shakespeare fans and haters alike.

When Jessica is cast as Hamlet, it sends her into an existential tailspin.  How can she figure out "to be or not to be", when she can't even figure out herself?





JUNE 2 - 12, 2022

Mainstage 4

The classic musical by Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne, and Stephen Sondheim, Suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee

The jewel of Broadway's Golden Age. “Let Me Entertain You,” “You’ll Never Get Away From Me” & “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” are just a few of the hits from this incomparable showbiz saga.


TWS follows CDC and State of Illinois health and safety guidelines.

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We are VOLUNTEER POWERED! Backstage, onstage (sometimes even under the stage) we produce plays and study theatre arts. Our volunteers are called Actives and they participate at TWS and must purchase a subscription. We enthusiastically welcome people of all kinds and all experience levels who are 18 and older.


To get folks started, we run a TWS 101 Workshop (also called Studio). Click below to sign up and we will let you know when our next class runs.

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(For kids and teens, check out our wonderful Children's Theatre of Western Springs!)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

October 21-31, 2021 -- MAINSTAGE 2

Theatre of Western Springs presents

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is the second Mainstage play at the Theatre of Western Springs (TWS). The playwright is Simon Stephens from the book by Mark Haddon, and the director is TWS Artist-in-Residence Greg Kolack. When a neighbor’s dog is murdered, 15-year-old Christopher does detective work …his way. The play runs Thursday, October 21 – 31, 2021, at TWS, 4384 Hampton Ave. Tickets are $23 or $25. Student tickets are $15.

The play will be presented inside in the TWS mainstage theatre with safety measures in place. TWS follows state and CDC safety guidelines.

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Due to the current state of the pandemic, TWS has put some additional safety measures in place.

For your upcoming performance, you will need to show proof of vaccination to enter the building and wear a properly fitted mask inside at all times. For those unable to be vaccinated, we require proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance start time, or a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance start time.

A CDC card (paper form or image on your phone) is the only proof of vaccination we will accept. Home tests are not accepted. Those unable to provide this proof will not be allowed to enter the building and will be offered the choice of an exchange or a refund.

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