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Protecting audiences and actors

We couldn't be more excited to open our doors again. We are taking the following steps to support safe attendance during your visit.

  • Everyone (including audience members) at Theater Wit is required to be vaccincated to enter the building.
    • Each audience member over 11 years of age must show proof of vaccination at the door for admittance. At this time, children under the age of 12 are not admitted.
    • Please present your vaccination card (electronic photos and copies are acceptable) when you arrive.
    • If you are unable to be vaccinated for any reason, you may show negative results from a PCR test for COVID-19 administered in the last 48 hours as an alternative.
    • If you forget proof of vaccination, we will reschedule your tickets at no charge.
  • Free Exchanges due to illness
    • If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend :)
    • Contact our box office on the day of performance and we will reschedule your ticket at no charge.
  • All high-touch surfaces are cleaned regularly throughout the evening.
  • Masking is currently required for vaccinated audiences and front of house staff, as per the City of Chicago and CDC's health advisory.
  • Our upgraded HVAC systems increase the number air exchanges to remove aerosolized droplets and provide updated filtering to meet CDC and city standards.

Community Hosting

Free space for community organizers

Located in Central Lakeview, Theater Wit is committed to enabling citizens to organize and take action. As a result, we make a limited amount of our space available for free to groups for special events, volunteer efforts, meetings, etc. around social action and community service.

Theater space

  • Three theaters, seating up to 98 each
  • Lobby, bar accomodates 150
  • Internet
  • Technicans, stage lighting and additional equipment (screens, projectors, etc) available at additional cost
  • Suggested uses: film screenings, larger community meetings, group reporting, outreach recruitment efforts, planning meetings, fundraisers, poetry readings
  • Does not include: box office, house management
  • Bar services available through Theater Wit only

Restrictions

Theater Wit is a 501(c)(3) and as such, we may only offer this complimentary space to 501(c)(3)s and other community groups for assemblies to discuss and advocate for public issues. The space cannot be used for an event designed to endorse or oppose any individual candidate.

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