YAMO, Evanston Township High School’s annual student revue, opens Friday, October 7, for a seven-night run in the school’s Upstairs Theatre. Drawing sell-out audiences, this student-run production is now in its 59th year and involves more than 100 students as writers, directors, actors, singers, musicians, and stage crew. The 2016-17 show, subtitled “Goodnight YAMO” takes a look at tween sleepovers, Pokemon Go, boom operators and imaginary friends.
YAMO show dates are October 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22 with performances beginning at 7:30pm. Tickets at $12 are available online at www.ethstheatre.com for pre-selected, self-print tickets; will-call is not available at the door. If waiting until show night, call the ETHS Fine Arts Office in advance to check ticket availability (847-424-7130). Early ticket purchase is advised as the shows sell out quickly.
The Upstairs Theatre is wheelchair accessible by elevator. Parking for YAMO is recommended in the school’s rear parking lot; enter off of Lake or Church Streets.
More information about ETHS Fine Arts is available online, including Performing Arts, Band, Speech and Debate, and Theatre. Performance listings can be found on the Performing Arts webpage under the Community tab. Ticket and event information is also available.