Lookingglass Theatre Company

Lookingglass Theatre Company

The Magnificent Mile


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)

General Facility Details

Military Discount


ADA Compliant

Special Interest Tours Offered

Student Group Friendly

American Express



Miles from McCormick Place 5.0

Miles from Navy Pier

Miles from Midway Airport 14.0

Miles from O'Hare Airport 18.0

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 8

Group Discounts Available

Maximum Group Number 99

Minimum Group Number 8

Group Capacity 99

Average Visit/Tour Length 2 hours

Group Policy

Student Tours

Wheelchair Accessible

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