Plan Your Visit


Lookingglass Theatre Company is located in the historic Water Tower Water Works at 821 N Michigan Ave at Pearson St on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Enter through the wooden double doors from the elevated terrace across Pearson St from Water Tower Place.


Three convenient parking options are located less than a block from our theatre.
Discounted parking is available the day of the performance at The John Hancock Center Self Park, The Olympia Centre Self Park and Water Tower Place. Bring your parking ticket to the box office, and our staff will validate it. We cannot provide validation without a proof of parking ticket.

  • Park at The John Hancock Center Self Park for up to six (6) hours for only $10 (cars must enter the garage after 12PM to receive discount).
  • Park at The Olympia Centre Self Park for up to six (6) hours for only $11.
  • Park at Water Tower Place for up to four (4) hours for only $12 or between four (4) and seven (7) hours for $15.

The Olympia Centre Self Park offers the option to pre-purchase your parking. To pre-pay for your parking, click here:
Pre-purchased parking at The Olympia Centre Self Park is non-refundable, non-transferrable, and may only be used for the date purchased. Must enter garage after 5PM on performance nights, and after 1PM for matinees.

These special rates for for Lookingglass patrons and are valid only on performance days for paying ticket holders. Parking spaces are subject to availability.


Please contact the box office at 312.337.0665 with questions about accessibility.

Accessible Seating

Lookingglass Theatre ground floor and balcony seats are accessible for all patrons who use a wheelchair or a scooter, or patrons who cannot walk stairs.

Assistive Listening Devices

Lightweight assistive listening devices are available for every mainstage performance at the box office free of charge. A form of ID is required as a deposit.

Large Print Programs

Large print programs are available in electronic form or hard copy at the box office. If you would like a copy in advance of your visit to the theatre, please call the box office.

Accessible Group Sales

Group Sale purchases are available for accessible performances, including special rates for educational institutions and no per ticket handling fees. Contact or call 312.337.0665.

Click here for information on Audio Description, Touch Tour, and Open Captioned performances.


Military Discount

Lookingglass is proud to be a Blue Star Theatre. Click here for more information.



Our restaurant partners will make sure you have a superb pre or post-show meal. Please contact the restaurants listed below for special offers for Lookingglass patrons. Proof of ticket is required. Gratuity and applicable taxes are not included in prix-fixe menu options. Menus and prices may be subject to change.

Free appetizer or dessert with any purchase

Complimentary appetizer

Free appetizer with purchase of two

One complimentary dessert with purchase of any two entrees

25% off purchase