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  • Collection ID ARCHIVES CTC NTC
  • Creator Names Northlight Theatre Company.
  • Title Records, 1975-2000
  • Physical description oversize files 6 linear ft. : ill.
  • Collection arrangement Organized into one series: Production history.
  • Collection summary Includes reviews and clippings, programs, press releases, promotional materials, posters and prompt scripts. The collection also includes playwright and play title indexes.
  • Biographical or Historical Note The Northlight Theatre was founded as the Evanston Theatre Company in 1974 by Gregory Kandel. From its earliest days the company has dedicated itself to producing important, thought-provoking plays, while also providing community service programs for Chicago and the north suburban areas. The company's first production (a benefit) was David Mamet's Duck Variations, which quickly established the Evanston Theatre Company/Northlight as a first-rate, professional theater. In the fall of 1978, the Evanston Theatre Company changed its name to North Light Repertory. It changed again in 1984 to the Northlight Theatre, which it remains today.
  • Acquisition information The Company began donating its archives to the Chicago Public Library in 1988.
  • Access and usage restrictions Available for research in the Special Collections and Preservation Division Reading Room of the Chicago Public Library.
  • Finding Aids Note Finding aid available in the Reading Room of the Special Collections and Preservation Division and on the library's web site.
  • Names
    • Northlight Theatre Company Archives.
    • Northlight Theatre Company. fast (OCoLC)fst01551094
  • Subjects
    • Theatrical companies Illinois Chicago History Sources.
    • Theater Illinois Chicago History Sources.
    • Theater. fast (OCoLC)fst01149217
    • Theatrical companies. fast (OCoLC)fst01149417
  • Geographic coverage Illinois Chicago. fast (OCoLC)fst01204048
  • Genre
    • Archives. fast (OCoLC)fst01423700
    • History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
    • Sources. fast (OCoLC)fst01423900
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid http://www.chipublib.org/fa-northlight-theatre-collection/