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The iO Theater
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1501 N. Kingsbury Ave., Chicago IL 60642

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iO Theater is one of the country’s premier comedy theaters and a launching pad for some of America’s most promising comedic talents. Now in the care of new owners and a new management team, the restored theater is once again at the epicenter of long-form improvisation. Through this collaborative artform, iO seeks to create a community that makes space and creates new pathways and entry points for performers of all backgrounds and abilities. iO is committed to creating an inclusive incubator for performers and ensembles to explore this art form and develop new and exciting works.

Location Information

Miles from O'Hare Airport4.0

Miles from Midway Airport6.0

Miles from Navy Pier3.0

Miles from McCormick Place4.0

Miles from Downtown2.0



American Express

Late Night


Student Group Friendly

Special Interest Tours Offered

Restaurant(s) On-site


ADA Compliant

Food On-siteRestaurant

Number of Restaurants On-site

Hours of OperationWednesday - Sunday 6pm-2am


Buy-out Max Capacity600

Number of Meeting Rooms8

Largest Room, Theater Capacity150

Largest Room, Classroom Capacity20

Largest Room, Ceiling Height20.0

Largest Room, Max Capacity150

Largest Room, Square Footage3000

Off-Site Catering Allowed

On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style400

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)700

Max Capacity, Classroom Style100

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)500

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Video Conferencing Available

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space5000

Max Venue Capacity800

Private Meeting Space Available

Permanent Stage

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert)$$ = $15 - $24


Box Lunches Available


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