Gather Friends and Family for an afternoon at Emerald City Theatre! Your group will receive seats together for the performance of your choice at a discounted rate. Perfect for:
- Scouting Troops
- Family Get-Togethers
- Office Parties
- Organizational Outings
Please note: We have special student matinees performances for school field trips. Get tickets for and more information about school field trips >
For our general public performances, we have a section of seats set aside for groups. It is the section of seats just left of center. Feel free to check our production calendar for all performance dates. Please be aware that group tickets are ONLY available at our general public performances at 10:30AM and 1:00PM. All other shows are student performances for school field trips.
Reserve Group Tickets
To reserve seats call 773-529-2690 x10 or reserve online:
Extend the event at one of the nearby restaurants to take your group for a post or pre show meal. Nearby restaurants include:
- Maid-Rite Diner: 2429 N. Lincoln Ave, (773) 687-9250
- Lou Malnati’s: 958 W. Wrightwood Ave (773) 832-4030
- Clarke’s: 2441 Lincoln Ave, (773) 472-3505
- Etno Grill: 2580 N. Lincoln Ave, (773) 698-8069
Birthday Party at the Show
In addition to great seats together at a discounted rate (group rate as low as $12/ticket), the Emerald City Birthday at the Show Package includes signs in the lobby, a crown for the birthday child, a birthday card signed by the cast, a gift certificate good for an item of choice from the Emerald City Theatre Shoppe AND a special announcement of the birthday party at the show. Birthday at the Show Packages are $50, plus group ticket purchase
Birthday at the Show packages are also available without the purchase of group tickets for $75.
Looking for a place to gather before or after the show for cake and lunch? Try Maid-Rite Diner, just south of the Apollo Theater. Call Rob Svendsen at 630.404.0409 for details regarding birthday and group packages.
Looking for a more hands-on experience? Emerald City also offers customized birthday parties at our Theatre School. Find out more >
Where will we be sitting?
Section 2 is our Special Group Seating. Exact seating location is subject to availability. View the Apollo Theatre seating chart >
What if I need additional tickets?
Subject to availability, additional tickets may be purchased at the group rate until six business days prior to the performance. After that, additional tickets may be purchased through the box office at the regular rate.
What if guests don’t show?
Once a ticket has been purchased it is a final sale. Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.
When will I receive my tickets?
Your tickets will be held at the Apollo Box Office until the day of the performance. If you would like to pick them up in advance please call ahead to (773) 935-6100.