Theaters & Cinemas in Elgin, IL
The Elgin Theatre Company (ETC) known until July 1, 2005, as the Elgin Community Theatre, was established in the spring of 1952 as an evening adult education class at Elgin Community College (ECC) Its 1st production was The Male Animal on April fourth and fifth, 1952, and its 1st full season of plays began that fall. For over fifty seasons, ETC has continuously produced best quality adult entertainment for Elgin Illinois and the NW suburbs of Chicago.
read moreThe goal of the Elgin Theatre Company is to bring quality entertainment to Elgin and the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The Elgin Theatre Company produces four plays during its season plus special events from time to time. For our next production visit the Next Production page. For information about our current season visit the Current Season page. Guaranteed seats - With your ticket in hand you always have a guaranteed seat at any ETC production you wish to attend. Outstanding discounts - Subscribers receive exclusive discounts on regular box office prices.
read moreTo produce a broad range of theatrical presentations of the highest possible quality; to provide hands-on learning experience in all aspects of theater production and management; to provide a sequential program of educational experience in all aspects of volunteering and staffing; to provide entertainment value for our patrons; to join with other community theaters in the state, region and nation for mutual assistance and celebration. By being responsible and responsive to our community in a way that entertains, educates, challenges and enhances communication among neighbors, we believe we are contributing significantly to our community's quality of life.
read moreWhile ETC finishes arranging the details of its 2020-2021 season of main stage productions, join us as we present An Elgin Old Tyme Holiday Radio Show 4. This year ETC will perform some of your favorite radio shows from years gone by over radio station WRMN 1410 AM and 96.7 FM rather than in person due to the pandemic.
read moreThe Elgin Theatre Company performs at the Elgin Art Showcase. The Elgin Art Showcase is located within the Elgin Professional Building at 164 Division Street on the Eighth Floor, in downtown Elgin. Following the map there are four sections that provide driving directions to the Elgin Art Showcase from the north, south, east and west. The Elgin Art Showcase is located within the Elgin Professional Building Eighth Floor at 164 Division Street. The building is marked on the map with the Elgin Art Showcase logo in the center of the map.
read moreIf you would like to help support the Elgin Theatre Company your gift of any amount will help us carry on our efforts. When you make a donation to ETC you help to support cultural development in Elgin. The Elgin Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your charitable contributions to ETC may be tax deductible, to the extent allowed by law. If you are an individual or a business and would like to donate, any amount you give will be greatly appreciated. Each sponsorship includes a set of tickets to all of our productions during the current season, a tax deductible contribution, the sponsors name in each program during the season, and flexible usage privileges.