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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: Ruthless, the Musical

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Steel Beam Theatre


Steel Beam Theatre

Date & Time:

04-21-2017 08:00 PM to 04-21-2017 10:00 PM


What do you get when you combine the story-lines of hit Broadway musicals, like Gypsy and Mame, and movies such as The Bad Seed and All About Eve? You get a totally hilarious take on stage mothers and their beautiful - but poisonous - offspring. A campy cult favorite Ruthless! is a don't miss, 90-minute hilarious romp through the world of Br...


April 2017

EVENT: Mother Goose Mystery

Hosted by:

Steel Beam Theatre


Steel Beam Theatre

Date & Time:

05-6-2017 10:30 AM to 05-6-2017 11:30 AM


Mother Goose has just been elected Mayor of the Town of Fairy Tales when suddenly mysterious things start to happen. With the help of Inspector Grimm and the townspeople, everyone goes searching for clues that lead to some pretty unusual suspects. Will Bo Peep ever find her sheep? This interactive play not only encourages the audience to get inv...



Steel Beam Theatre Spotlight Gala, Friday May 5th at 6:30pm
SAVE THE DATE Friday May 5, 2017 6:30 –11:00 p.m. Eagle Brook Country Club 2288 Fargo Blvd. Geneva

Dinner, Silent Auction, Drinks & Entertainment
A fundraiser for Steel Beam Theatre


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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!