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Lookingglass Theatre Company
  • 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)
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • 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.
    • Military Discount:
    • Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate: 10
    • Self-Parking Available: Off-site
    • Special Interest Tours Offered:
    • Student Group Friendly:
    Location Information
    • Miles from McCormick Place: 5
    • Miles from Midway Airport: 14
    • Miles from Navy Pier: 1
    • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 18
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    Group Amenities
    • 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:
    Services Offered
    • Specialty Markets: Student
    • Student Tours:
    • Wheelchair Accessible:
    • Theater & Performing Arts
      Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 9/03/2017
      Lookingglass Theatre presents Moby Dick Adapted and Directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin
 From the book by Herman... Read More
      Lookingglass Theatre Company
    • Theater & Performing Arts
      Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/14/2018
      Hard Times Adapted and Directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman From the Book by Charles Dickens In Association with The Actors... Read More
      Lookingglass Theatre Company
    • Theater & Performing Arts
      Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 4/22/2018
      World Premiere Plantation! Written by Ensemble Member Kevin Douglas Directed by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer Featuring Ensemble... Read More
      Lookingglass Theatre Company
    • Theater & Performing Arts
      Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 8/19/2018
      World Premiere 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas Adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low From the Books by Jules Verne Directed by... Read More
      Lookingglass Theatre Company