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Light Opera Works

Light Opera Works

1420 Maple Avenue

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Celebrating its 30th season in 2010, Light Opera Works promises “great music, great stories, great shows.” A resident, professional, not-for-profit company, LOW has offered more than 100 productions in the 1,000-seat Cahn Auditorium and the company’s 250-seat Second Stage venue. Shows have ranged from European and American operettas to classic and contemporary American musicals such as South PacificMy Fair LadyA Little Night Music, and Ragtime, along with popular revues (Side by Side by SondheimTintypes) and a number of rarities (Knickerbocker HolidayUtopia Limited).

Light Opera Works Information

  • Venues: Mainstage, Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, Evanston; Second Stage, 1420 Maple, Evanston
  • Public Transportation: Good
  • Handicapped Accessibility: Good
  • Performances/Programs: Schedule varies, with most shows Friday–Sunday, but some shows on weekdays
  • Ticket Prices: Mainstage shows $29–$85 for single tickets, Second Stage shows $24–$39; tickets are half-price for 21 and younger
  • Subscriptions: Four-Show subscription packages are $98–$269, Three-Show and Two-Show subscriptions also available.