Lookingglass Theatre Company


821 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60611

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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:
The Steadfast Tin Soldier (November 1, 2019–January 26, 2020)
Her Honor Jane Byrne (February 26–April 12, 2020)
Lookingglass Alice (May 13–August 16, 2020)

Services Offered

Wheelchair Accessible

Student Tours

Motorcoach ParkingOff-site

Group Policy

Average Visit/Tour Length2 hours

Group Capacity99

Minimum Group Number8

Maximum Group Number99

Group Discounts Available

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate8

Miles from O'Hare Airport18.0

Miles from Midway Airport14.0

Miles from Navy Pier

Miles from McCormick Place5.0



American Express

Student Group Friendly

Special Interest Tours Offered

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking AvailableOff-site

Hours of OperationBOX OFFICE: Tues.-Fri. 10am-6pm; Sat. & Sun. 12pm-6pm. nSHOWS: Wed.-Sun. at 7:30pm; Thur., Sat. & Sun. at 3pm.


Military Discount

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