Recent News & Special Events

  • 06.05.2012 Griffin wins 3 Jeff Awards including the Coveted Best Ensemble!

    The Griffin Theatre takes home 3 Jeff Awards for it’s powerful production of PUNK ROCK. Best Ensemble, Best Director (Jonathan Berry) and Best Actor (Joey deBettencourt) Click here to read about all the winners on Chicago Theater’s biggest night!

  • 06.03.2012 Time Out Feature – The Griffin Arts Center

    Old police stations. What happens to shuttered police stations? Some cultural organizations, including a group that once faced police hostility, call them home. Click here to read the Time Out Chicago Article on turning an abandon police station into the Griffin Arts Center.

  • 05.24.2012 KIN production photos – Check it out!

    Check out photos from the Griffin’s current production of Bathsheba Doran’s KIN. The production runs through June 10th at Theater Wit in Chicago. Stacie Green & Susan Monts-Bologna Stacie Green & Shane Kenyon Shane Kenyon & Rani Waterman Sandy Elias & Susan Monts-Bologna Shane Kenyon & Susan Monts-Bologna Ann Sonneville ALL PHOTOS BY MICHAEL BROSILOW

  • 05.17.2012 GREAT GRIFFIN CARNIVALE – Sat. June 30th

    Celebrating The Griffin Arts Center! What’s more fun than a three ring Circus! The Great Griffin Carnivale! To celebrate the start of construction the Griffin will be holding the “Great Griffin Carnivale” on Saturday, June 30th from 1:00pm – 9:00pm. The carnival will take place in the parking lot of the Griffin Arts Center at […]

  • 05.11.2012 Announcing Audtions for the Griffin Theatre’s Fall Production

    Griffin Theatre Company announces auditions for the Midwest premiere of the Blue Grass musical THE BURNT PART BOYS, Music: Chris Miller, Lyrics:Nathan Tysen, Book:Mariana Elder Directed by Jonathan Berry. All actors interested in being considered must have a strong singing voice and be able to hold their own part in tight harmonies. This is a […]

  • 04.25.2012 Griffin Theatre Scores 11 Jeff Award Nominations for its productions of SPRING AWAKENING & PUNK ROCK

    Congrats to all the casts, crews and design teams of the Griffin’s two Jeff Award Nominated productions – PUNK ROCK and SPRING AWAKENING! And a shout out to Jonathan Berry, Joey deBettencourt, Alison Kane, Ryan Heindl, Nicole Pellegrino, Lee Keenan, Elise Kauzlaric & Vanessa Greenway.


    Chicago, IL, March, 2012 –The Griffin Theatre Company will close its 23rd season with the Midwest premiere of Bathsheba Doran’s KIN. Press opening is Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:00pm (April 28 – June 10, 2012). Tickets are on sale now at Theatre Wit, (773) 975-8150, or online at KIN is a drama with […]

  • 03.27.2012 LETTERS HOME in New Bedford Massachusetts.

    Read all about the Griffin Theatre Company production of LETTERS HOME in New Bedford, Massachusetts here.