About Us

The mission of the Griffin Theatre Company is to create extraordinary and meaningful theatrical experiences for both children and adults by building bridges of understanding between generations that instill in its audience an appreciation of the performing arts. Through artistic collaboration the Griffin Theatre Company produces literary adaptations, original work and classic plays that challenge and inspire, with wit, style and compassion for the audience.

The Griffin Ensemble

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Griffin History

Celebrating its twenty-eighth season, the Griffin Theatre Company established in 1988, is a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Chicago.

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Our Staff

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Board of Directors

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Youth Initiative

The Griffin Youth Initiative will offer young people a unique, in-depth engagement, and make a significant contribution to the encouragement and education of the next generation of theatre-goers and theatre makers.

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