- The Wit
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In April 2010, Theater Wit completed its renovation of 1229 W Belmont, a building with a proud history as a center for the performing arts in Lakeview for the last 20 years.
If you are looking to book space, please email us
Please note: all companies working at Theater Wit are required to provide an affidavit stating that all members are vaccinated before working here.
The space is home not only to Theater Wit, but three other resident companies, all bringing a remarkable history of vivid and exciting work to our stages. In addition, we rent out our space at competitive rates to visiting producing companies, guest artists, late and off-night productions, local businesses and community groups.
We also have a limited amount of complimentary space available to community organizers and groups
We have three beautiful black box theatres seating up to 98 patrons each. Theatre One and Two are proscenium spaces, Theatre Three is a flexible performance space. Rentals include phone and online box office, lobby access and in building display.
Theater Wit is committed to providing space to arts and community organizations at low rates; we believe in our building as a hub of the community and welcome interested applicants to find out more. If you are looking to rent space from us, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have.
Want a stage for theatrical rehearsals, classes, staff or board meetings? Meeting tables, chairs and work lighting on the stage are available. Times vary, please check schedule for availability.
We can accommodate press and large gatherings (up to 99 people in the audience) in any one of our spaces. Host your next company-wide meeting or press event here. Rate includes projector rental, sound system, lectern, microphone, projection screen and stage and house lighting provided by our staff and an in-house technician to run your event smoothly. Catering tables available on request. One hour of planning and consultation complimentary.
Ground plans are now available on our public extranet, along with equipment inventory and rental items