Tips for Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre

1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60614
4.2 by 1559 members
Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre 4.153559974342526 out of 5 1559

199 Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre Tips

  • Casual 1
  • Park in lot 1
  • Parking is scarce 1
  • Dine before you go 1
54 events
35 reviews
6 stars
Parking costs $10 or $12, depending on the day. No elevator in the garage. Street parking is scarce, and since there's no intermission, you can't go out & pay for more time.
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54 events
35 reviews
6 stars
This is a one act play, lasting one hour & 45 minutes. You can take a drink into the theatre.
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54 events
35 reviews
6 stars
Parking on the street is a bit dicey. We found a spot by circling around onto Clybourn. But if you drive, leave time to seek a spot unless you plan to use the parking lot - $13.
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54 events
35 reviews
6 stars
They have hearing assistance devices, which my wife used, but the actors aren't miked, so the devices work by amplifying all the sounds in the theatre, including when someone in the audience coughed. Better than nothing, I suppose, but I didn't use one and had very little trouble hearing. What I missed was due to accent, not inability to hear.
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63 events
35 reviews
10 stars
The parking lot has no elevators, quite a hike for seniors parked on the top level. Didn't realize we could have gotten valet parking.
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25 events
12 reviews
24 stars
ate across the street at Balena before the show. nice menu and since they cater to theater patrons can get you in and out ontime.
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7 events
3 reviews
0 stars
Some street parking is free around the area if you search for a bit
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
Boka- best meal ever, get here early so you can savour every bite!
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kay
11 events
5 reviews
4 stars
At Steppenwolf, at least, if you're at Will Call first, you get the best available tickets. So, linger not and get there when tickets become available.
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179 events
88 reviews
519 stars
In balcony there was late seating allowed 10 minutes into the play...
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14 events
13 reviews
3 stars
Although the Goodman Theatre website advertises parking in a lot adjacent to the theatre, it is really only for employees and for wheelchair access. Park in the garage nearby.
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69 events
24 reviews
29 stars
Arrive early to look for street parking
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10 events
1 review
5 stars
Lots of restaurants on the block.
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10 events
1 review
5 stars
10 events
1 review
5 stars
Whatever one is comfortable with.
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13 events
3 reviews
0 stars
Tratoria Gianni across street is fantastic - vale parking for $11
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39 events
9 reviews
4 stars
Galena was very good for cuisine & service.
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Catalina Soto Red Velvet
39 events
6 reviews
16 stars
Street parking was readily available
The Motherf**ker With the Hat
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Catalina Soto Red Velvet
39 events
6 reviews
16 stars
Went to Bistro Margot for dinner before the play; the food was excellent
The Motherf**ker With the Hat
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2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
For theatre parking, go through parking garage next door. They will direct you to theatre parking.
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