50 East Congress Parkway (between Michigan and Wabash)
From Lake Shore Drive North
Take Lake Shore Drive south towards Grant Park. Turn right at Jackson Blvd. Make a left on Michigan Avenue and continue to Congress Parkway. Turn right (west) on Congress. The theatre is on the right side of Congress just west of Michigan Avenue.
From Lake Shore Drive South
Take Lake Shore Drive north past Soldier Field. Turn left at Balbo Dr. To reach the Grant Park South Garage, take the second right onto Michigan Avenue and continue north. Otherwise, continue on Balbo to State Street; take a right onto State Street and then a right onto Congress. The theatre is on the right side of Congress just west of Michigan Avenue.
Directions from the North Suburbs
Take the Edens Expressway (I-94) to the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) south to the Congress Parkway exit. Take Congress Parkway east to the corner of Congress Parkway and Wabash Avenue. The theatre is on the left side of Congress just east of Wabash.
Directions from the Northwest Suburbs
Take the I-90 south to the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94). Continue on the Kennedy to the Congress Parkway exit. Take Congress Parkway east to the corner of Congress Parkway and Wabash Avenue. The theatre is on the left side of Congress just east of Wabash.
Directions from the South Suburbs
Take the Dan Ryan Expressway, I-90/94 north to the Lake Shore Drive exit (I-55 east). Take the Lake Shore Drive North exit and follow Lake Shore Drive north to Balbo Drive. Make the second right (Michigan Avenue) and continue to Congress Parkway. The theatre is on the right side of Congress just west of Michigan Avenue.
Directions from the West Suburbs
Take the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) east and continue on to Lake Shore Drive. Take the Lake Shore Drive North exit and follow Lake Shore Drive north to Balbo Drive. Make the second right (Michigan Avenue) and continue to Congress Parkway. The theatre is on the right side of Congress just west of Michigan Avenue.
Alternatively, take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) east. The Eisenhower Expressway becomes Congress Parkway when you enter the city. Continue on Congress Parkway east to the corner of Congress Parkway and Wabash Avenue. The theatre is on the left side of Congress just east of Wabash.
Official Parking for the Auditorium Theatre
524 S. Wabash
Rate: $20; $16 with coupon available online or at the Auditorium’s Patron Services Office (50 E. Congress Parkway)
We recommend Loop Auto Parks for patrons that need accessible parking.
Season subscribers may purchase parking coupons in advance for Auditorium Theatre subscription shows only by calling 312-341-2357.
325 S. Michigan Ave.
Exits to street level onto Michigan Ave. at Jackson and Van Buren
Matinee Rate (before 4 pm) : $31 regular | $26 with coupon (120 minutes to 8 hours)
Evening Rate (after 4 pm) : $21 regular | $16 with coupon (after 4PM to 5AM the following day – 7 days per week)
A $5 discount off of the prices above is available at the Patron Services Office in Aisle 1.
75 W. Harrison
Chicago, IL 60606
Monday – Friday: $12.00 before 3pm for up to 6 hours of parking.*
Monday – Friday: $8.00 3:00 pm – 12:00 am
Saturday & Sunday: $8.00 for up to 12 hours; out by midnight.
*Patron will need to get ticket validated at Patrons Services Desk and pay discounted rate at the garage.
CTA RED LINE (95th – Howard): Go to the Jackson stop (Jackson & State). Exit onto Van Buren, walk one block east to Wabash. Go south on Wabash to Congress Parkway.
CTA BROWN LINE (Ravenswood) ELEVATED: Go to the Adams stop (Adams & Wabash). Walk south to Congress Parkway. (Or to Library (State and Van Buren); walk south one block to Congress Parkway and East to Wabash).
CTA BLUE LINE (O’Hare/Forest Park/Cermak): Go to the LaSalle stop (LaSalle & Congress). Walk south to Congress Parkway.
CLICK HERE for more information on Chicago Transit Authority or call (888) YOURCTA (888-968-7282).
CLICK HERE for more information on RTA (Regional Transportation Authority) Metra, Pace and CTA or call (312) 836-7000. For TTY call (312) 836-4949.
The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is accessible to all patrons and fully complies
The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University makes every effort possible to accommodate the needs of all members of the community and is dedicated to complying fully to the American’s with Disabilities Act. We are especially sensitive to the needs of patrons with accessibility needs and provide the following information so all patrons may avail themselves to the services of the Auditorium Theatre.
Accessible tickets can be purchased at the box office (located at 50 E. Congress Parkway) or by calling 312.341.2300. PLEASE NOTE: Nearly all the seats in the theater require patrons to navigate steps in the lobby space and/or in the house. If you need assistance, please call 312.341.2300, or visit Patrons Services Office in Aisle 1 of the theatre.
The Patron Services Office is located just inside Aisle One (1) of the main floor and is open during all performances to assist guests with any needs.
The theatre’s main entrance, at 50 E. Congress, requires patrons to navigate three steps to enter the lobby. An alternative accessible entrance is located just west of the main entrance, near the corner of Congress Pkwy & Wabash Ave, allowing patrons to access the main floor of the theatre without the need to navigate any steps. This entrance is open at all times the theatre is open to the public and is staffed by a Customer Service Representative who will help patrons locate their seats.
Two (2) accessible unisex washrooms are located on the main floor for patrons who cannot navigate a flight of stairs down to the main washrooms located in the lower level lobby. Additional accessible washrooms, including a family washroom, are located on the third floor.
Accessible Concession and Merchandise Counters
The main floor lobby bar is accessible to patrons in wheelchairs. If a patron requires further aid, staff will provide appropriate assistance.
Assistive Listening Devices
Patrons can obtain infrared assistive listening devices from coat check, which is open seasonally. When coat check is closed, assistive listening devices can be obtained from Patron Services, located off aisle one (1) of the main floor. Assistive listening devices can be secured by leaving a photo ID and are free of charge.
Our elevator services each of the 6 seating levels of the Theatre. It is located in the North West corner of the lobby.
For patrons with accessibility needs, the Auditorium Theatre recommends parking at:
Loop Auto Parks
524 S. Wabash
*Please note: parking rates subject to change. Due to the popularity of many of the rock/pop concerts, rates may be higher on those nights.