Established in 1955, Court Theatre is the professional theatre on campus at the University of Chicago. Now in its 63rd season, Court is dedicated to innovation, inquiry, intellectual engagement, and community service. Functioning as the University’s Center for Classic Theatre, Court mounts theatrical productions and audience enrichment programs in collaboration with faculty. These collaborations enable a re-examination of classic texts that pose the enduring and provocative questions that define the human experience. 

2017-2018 Season

Court Theatre is committed to making professional theatre affordable and fun for students. Our home on campus makes us a great destination for UChicago students.

Purchase tickets online, by calling (773) 753-4472, or in person at the Box Office during normal business hours. Discounts are available to University of Chicago students, faculty, staff, senior citizens, and military personnel.

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Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637


Court Theatre


Mon–Sat: noon–5 pm 
Performance Days: noon until curtain


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