Recent News & Special Events

  • 09.30.2012 THE BURNT PART BOYS “A Behind the Scenes Look”

    A Griffin Theatre Company Benefit A Behind the Scenes Look at THE BURNT PART BOYS Friday, October 19, 2012 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Griffin Studio Space, 3711 North Ravenswood Ave. Suite 145, in Chicago Ticket Price $30 per person What does it take to create a production like THE BURNT PART BOYS? And how […]

  • 09.29.2012 LETTERS HOME 2012/2013 National Touring Schedule Announced!

    Chicago, IL, September 7, 2012–The Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2012/2013 touring schedule for its National Touring production of LETTERS HOME. The production adapted by Artistic Director, William Massolia and directed by ensemble member, Kevin Kingston puts the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan front and center by bringing to life actual […]

  • 09.11.2012 Casting Announced for THE BURNT PART BOYS & FLARE PATH

    Chicago, IL, September 2, 2012 –The Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce principle casting is complete for its first two productions of the company’s 24th season. THE BURNT PART BOYS The Griffin will kick off its 2012/2013 season with the Midwest Premiere of the acclaimed musical THE BURNT PART BOYS (November 3 – December […]

  • 08.11.2012 The Griffin Arts Center in the National News

    In Chicago, the Griffin Theatre Company acquired a former police station and plans to start construction in September on the first of two live performance spaces. Click here to read the Associated Press Article on turning an abandon police station into the Griffin Arts Center.

  • 08.09.2012 Griffin In Time Out Chicago

    Is August theater’s slowest month for new shows? Click here to read the Time Out Chicago article here.

  • 07.28.2012 The Griffin is a Place to see Chicago’s Next Theatrical Stars

    Dueling Critics mention the Griffin prominently here as a place to see Chicago’s next Theatrical Stars. Listen to the radio segment here.

  • 06.23.2012 Great Griffin Carnivale Band Lineup Announced!

    Come by the the Great Griffin Carnivale on Saturday, June 30th and check out some great music entertainment! BAND LINEUP SCHEDULE 12:15-12:45PM—John Bowling 1:00-1:45PM—Mar Caribe 2:00-2:45PM—The Sun Blisters 3:00-3:30—Joey deBettencourt & Morgan Maher 3:45-4:15PM—Amanda Sena 4:30-5:00PM— The Eli Story 5:15-5:45— Paul Gilvary 6:00-7:00PM— DJ Reno Soul 7:15-8:00PM— The Ewing Theory 8:15-9:00PM— Empire State Express (

  • 06.23.2012 A VERY SPECIAL OFFER. Be One of the First to See the Griffin Arts Center!

    If you’ve been following the Griffin Theatre in the newspapers or online you know we recently won three Jeff Awards for theater excellence this year for our production of Punk Rock. You probably also know we have been given the exciting opportunity to create a neighborhood professional performing arts center. We’ll be converting the old […]