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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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Next Up

EVENT: The Ultimate Christmas Carol Nov. 25

Hosted by:

Steel Beam Theatre


Steel Beam Theatre

Date & Time:

11-25-2016 08:00 PM to 11-25-2016 10:00 PM


By E. Scrooge, Esq. (as told to Charles Dickens, Author) and Original Music by Douglas Orlyk 

Directed by Pat Rataj

Scrooge is breaking all of the Christmas rules and making the Cratchit Family – and jolly London - feel the burn. This hilarious, screwball musical send-up of the holiday favor...


November 2016

And On The Youth Stage

Singalong with Santa: Santa and the Mysterious Christmas

Things are missing from the North Pole!  Frosty and Rudolph and the elves are in an uproar--What to do?? But does the Snow Queen know the answer??  Put on your detective hats and grab your magnifying glass as we figure out the mysterious Christmas with Santa and the whole gang. Then join in the singalong and visit with Santa while receiving a goody bag. Fun!!

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays December 3rd - 18th.


10:30am and 1:00pm on Saturdays

1:00pm on Sundays


Students: $10

Adults: $15

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!