Lookingglass Theatre Company

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Lookingglass Theatre Company

821 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 337-0665
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Recipient of the 2011 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, Lookingglass has been creating unforgettable theatre in Chicago for more than twenty-five years. Lookingglass' intimate 200-seat theater is located inside the historic Water Tower Pumping Station on Michigan Avenue.

Original scripts created by Lookingglass’ artists have been presented by prominent theatres all over the country including in New York City and Los Angeles. Notable world premieres include Mary Zimmerman’s Tony Award-winning "Metamorphoses," "The Arabian Nights," and "The Odyssey," David Schwimmer’s adaptations of Upton Sinclair’s "The Jungle" and Studs Terkel’s "Race," and David Catlin’s family-friendly circus-infused tribute to Lewis Carroll, "Lookingglass Alice."

Upcoming productions include:

Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth (December 7, 2016 – February 19, 2017)

Beyond Caring (March 22 – May 7, 2017)

Moby Dick (June 7 – September 3, 2017)

  • ADA Compliant
  • American Express
  • Family-friendly
  • Hours of Operation: BOX OFFICE: Tues.-Fri. 10am-6pm; Sat. & Sun. 12pm-6pm. SHOWS: Wed.-Sun. at 7:30pm; Thur., Sat. & Sun. at 3pm.
  • MasterCard
  • Miles from McCormick Place: 5.0
  • Miles from Midway Airport: 14.0
  • Miles from Navy Pier: 1.0
  • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 18.0
  • Military Discount
  • Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate: 10
  • Self-Parking Available: Off-site
  • Special Interest Tours Offered
  • Student Group Friendly
  • Visa
  • Average Visit/Tour Length: 2 hours
  • Group Capacity: 200
  • Group Discounts Available
  • Group Policy
  • Maximum Group Number: 200
  • Minimum Group Number: 200
  • Motorcoach Parking: Off-site
  • Team Building Activities Offered
  • Student Tours
  • Wheelchair Accessible