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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: Don't Drink the Water

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Steel Beam Theatre


Steel Beam Theatre

Date & Time:

02-24-2017 08:00 PM to 02-24-2017 10:00 PM


Written by Woody Allen. Watch what happens when the 1960’s and old style Communism collide somewhere across the border. This zinger-filled farce follows a nice American family, accused of spying, and trapped in a run-down U.S. Embassy in a country off the tourist map. They want to break out, the secret police want to break in, and true lov...


February 2017

Looking Glass Land

This award-winning stage adaptation by renowned playwright James DeVita takes Lewis Carroll’s original Through the Looking Glass and literally runs with it. A delightful romp through Alice’s looking glass land retains all of the familiar characters and then introduces dozens of new ones: a baseball team, a gospel group called The Responsibilities, a train conductor, a peanut salesman, detectives, a Miss America...

  • Saturday March 4th 10:30am
  • Saturday March 4th 1pm
  • Sunday March 5th 1pm
  • Saturday March 11th 10:30am
  • Saturday March 11th 1pm
  • Sunday March 12th 1pm

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Two Nights Only!


Kathleen Dooley and her Rockin’ Gypsy Band! Friday Feb 17th and Saturday Feb 18th at 7:30pm!

Tickets Available Here

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!