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  • Welcome to the CenterThe 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.

    Resident Companies

    Residents of the North Shore Center include Northlight Theatre and Music Theater Works. 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.

    Group Sales

    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.

    Box Office

    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.

    Seating Charts

    Center Theatre Main Floor
    Center Theatre Balcony
    North Theatre