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photo from A Piece of my Heart (APomH 2018) photo from Men Are Dogs photo from The Odd Couple photo from An Elgin Old Tyme Holiday Radio Show photo from Social Security

Welcome to the Elgin Theatre Company

The goal of the Elgin Theatre Company is to bring quality entertainment to Elgin and the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The Elgin Theatre Company produces three three plays during its season plus special events from time to time. For our next production click on the 'next production' entry on the menu bar or click HERE. For information about our current season click on the 'current season' entry on the menu bar or click HERE.


photo from A Christmas Carol photo from M*A*S*H

The photos above are from some of ETC's productions from the recent past. The lower two photos are from the November 2016 presentation of the radio version of A Christmas Carol (left) and the January 2016 presentation of M*A*S*H. Mover the mouse over either of the two lower photos to see a second photo for each production. The upper photos include other productions from the current season and various previous seasons.

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Latest News

ETC wins BroadwayWorld award

February 2, 2018

The Elgin Theatre Company is extremely proud to have one the BroadwayWorld Chicago award for Best Revival of a Play (Resident non-Equity) for the Summer 2017 production of The Odd Couple. Kudos to the talented cast, staff, crew, and director. ETC is thrilled to have won this award.

2018 Elgin Fringe Festival

October 16, 2017

ETC is seeking scripts for an original play to be presented at the 2018 Elgin Fringe Festival. The play must have a running time of between 30 and 40 minutes. It must be able to be staged in the round with a minimal set. It must also have simple lighting, sound, and prop requirements. No royalty or other fee will be paid to the author by ETC. The deadline for the submission of scripts in PDF or hardcopy formats, which will not be returned, is March 31, 2018.

See the contact page to make a submission or for more information.