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Theaters + Fine Arts Centers

Norris Cultural Arts Center

LOCATION:  1040 Dunham Rd, St. Charles

(630) 584-7200

This art gallery also has a 1,000-seat performance theater with a hydraulically operated orchestra pit that can be raised to one foot above the stage to showcase performers, flush with the stage to expand the stage area, or lower than the stage for its traditional use as an orchestra pit.


St. Charles

Fine Line Creative Arts Center

LOCATION:  37W570 Bolcum Road, St. Charles


Fine Line Creative Arts Center of St. Charles supports artists and the larger community through instruction, exploration and exhibition of traditional and innovative arts and crafts, its mission enriched by a natural and inspirational setting. 


St. Charles

Steel Beam Theatre

LOCATION:  111 W. Main Street, St. Charles

(630) 587-8521

Steel Beam Theatre has focused on presenting passionate, engaging, provoking – but always entertaining – professional theatre that’s accessible and affordable to all audiences.

Performances held SPORADICALLY throughout the year

St. Charles

Marquee Youth Stage

LOCATION:  619 W Main St, St. Charles

(630) 762-0354

While this is a great place for youth and teens to take lessons, their goal is to increase performing arts opportunities by teaching the skills and knowledge of how theater can serve and benefit the community at large. 

Performances held SPORADICALLY throughout the year

St. Charles

Arcada Theatre

LOCATION: 105 E Main Street, St. Charles

(630) 797-5991

Arcada Theatre features live musical performances, concerts, theatrical performances, corporate events, festivals, dinner theatre at the 2nd floor Club Arcada Speakeasy.

Performances YEAR-ROUND

St. Charles

Geneva Center for the Arts

LOCATION:  321 Stevens St., Suite Q, Geneva

The purpose of the Geneva Center for the Arts is to increase access to the arts, fostering cultural enrichment and community growth among the residents and visitors to Geneva, IL.



Playhouse 38

LOCATION:  321 Stevens Street, Suite P, Geneva (entrance in rear of building)

(630) 232-4542

The Geneva Park District's Youth Theater Productions feature young actors ranging in ages from 7-17 and provide a full theater experience, including costumes, lighting, props, backgrounds, and more. Productions include both theatrical plays and musicals. Playhouse 38 produces both musical and non-musical adult productions throughout the year.

Performances SPORADICALLY throughout the year.


Water Street Studios

LOCATION:  160 S Water St, Batavia

(630) 761-9977

Water Street Studios is an art gallery that has become an integral cultural hub that draws, enriches and supports renowned artists, experienced art teachers, talented students and the art and culture-loving public from all over the Fox Valley and beyond.

Open Wednesday - Sunday YEAR-ROUND


Hemmens Cultural Center

LOCATION:  45 Symphony Way, Elgin

(630) 863-0713

Home to the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, the Hemmens Cultural Center has 1,200-seats and is the cornerstone of Elgin’s growing arts community for musical performances, concerts, theatrical performances, and more.

Performances YEAR-ROUND


Paramount Theatre

LOCATION:  23 E. Galena Boulevard, Aurora

(630) 896–6666

Paramount continues to provide world-class entertainment—including dance, music, Broadway-caliber theatre, and children’s programming—for an annual audience of 350,000 patrons from over 250 communities. 

Performances YEAR-ROUND


Copley Theatre

LOCATION:  8 E. Galena Boulevard, Aurora

(630) 896-6666

The Copley Theatre underwent a major renovation, transforming into an intimate, contemporary space to house their next creative adventure: intimate, emotional, and timely dramatic pieces. This semi-circe theatre provides every patron with an incredible seat!

Performances YEAR-ROUND


WeGo Community Theatre

LOCATION:  West Chicago, IL

(331) 465-9317

WeGo Community Theatre is dedicated to producing high-quality live theatre entertainment that provides opportunities for self-discovery, individual development, and cultural enrichment by fostering the creative energy of our youth and creating a safe, inclusive environment for all.

Performances held throughout the year.

West Chicago

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