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Steel Beam Theatre (St. Charles, IL),named Best Live Theatre by Kane County Chronicle 2016, of is currently accepting resumes for positions available in Lighting/Tech Operation, Youth Stage Directors, Youth/Main Stage Musical Directors. These are paid positions.

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EVENT: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

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Steel Beam Theatre


Steel Beam Theatre

Date & Time:

06-2-2017 08:00 PM to 06-2-2017 09:30 PM


Middle-aged siblings long to break their everyday patterns and really live, live, live! But then reality hits when their big sister threatens to sell their house and – horrors - face a future that may or may not involve work! This multi- award-winning play involves Oscar night, a cherry orchard and more than a few frantic moments....


May 2017

Summer Camps At Steel Beam Theatre

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Book and Lyrics by Mary Hutchings Reed
Music by Curtis Cecil Powell

Directed by Donna Steele

Fairways, a musical about honesty, love and of course, golf, had its world premiere at Steel Beam Theatre in 2006 to excellent reviews and sold out houses. This new production will feature two returning original cast members, Joe Billquist of St. Charles, and Dana Teichart of Geneva. This show is sure to be summer hit!

July 21 - July 30, 2017 

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Steel Beam Theatre programming is underwritten in part by these organizations:

The Richard Driehaus Foundation
Illinois Arts Council
City of St. Charles Cultural Commission
Kiwanis of St. Charles
St. Charles Arts Council
Charlie\'s Center for the Arts
Geneva, IL Chamber of Commerce
Downtown St. Charles
Fox Valley Community Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts

Steel Beam Theatre Hosts Guest Artists & Performances

Mark Dvorak

"Chicago's Troubadour" often calls Steel Beam Theatre home. Audiences of all ages enjoy his delightful, heartfelt and "unplugged" musical performances.

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Lovex4 conceived by Doug Orlyk

If music be the food of love, this passionate Valentine to amour in all its wonders comes chock full of sweet and savory musical delights.

Dennis O’Brien

With talents ranging from powerful solo performances to vocal front-man in a 7-piece rock band, this local musician is best known as a founding member of the popular band “Avalanche."

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

The successful run moves to Elgin. In collaboration with Janus Theatre, SBT presents one more weekend of this raucous, hilarious hit! November 4-6 at the Elgin Arts Showcase, 164 Division Street, 8th Floor Friday & Saturday @ 8:00 p.m. Sunday @ 2:00 pm

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Love Letters

A delightful story of a 50-year correspondence between Melissa Gardner and her childhood-friend-turned-love-interest, Andrew Makepeace Ladd III.

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Troupe Strozzi

This small troupe of talented actors, singers, and musicians proudly performs bawdy, comedic, satire. Laugh first, be offended later!

Oct 21 at 8 p.m. and Oct 22 at 8 p.m. come see us and purchase tickets at the door!