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Protecting audiences and actors

We couldn't be more excited to open our doors again. We are taking the following steps to support safe attendance during your visit.

  • Everyone (including audience members) at Theater Wit is required to be vaccincated to enter the building.
    • Each audience member over 11 years of age must show proof of vaccination at the door for admittance. At this time, children under the age of 12 are not admitted.
    • Please present your vaccination card (electronic photos and copies are acceptable) when you arrive.
    • If you are unable to be vaccinated for any reason, you may show negative results from a PCR test for COVID-19 administered in the last 48 hours as an alternative.
    • If you forget proof of vaccination, we will reschedule your tickets at no charge.
  • Free Exchanges due to illness
    • If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend :)
    • Contact our box office on the day of performance and we will reschedule your ticket at no charge.
  • All high-touch surfaces are cleaned regularly throughout the evening.
  • Masking is currently required for vaccinated audiences and front of house staff, as per the City of Chicago and CDC's health advisory.
  • Our upgraded HVAC systems increase the number air exchanges to remove aerosolized droplets and provide updated filtering to meet CDC and city standards.

Food and Drink

There are a number of great dining options in Lakeview. Here is a list of places within easy walking distance, sorted by proximity to the Wit.

Theater Wit

Okay, we can't offer dinner, but we do have a full service bar, focusing on locally-produced spirits, as well as a host of cocktails cooked up by our staff and libations manager, Majel. We do have a variety of snacks, including nuts and locally produced chocolates.

1232 W. Belmont Ave.
(773) 857-1408
Seven days/week

Kubo (773-857-1408) is some of the best Filipino food we've had in Chicago. If you aren't looking for Pancit or Pork Ribs Adobo, there are a variety of fusion dishes, like NY Strip or a Longanisa burger.

1040 W Belmont Ave
Monday - Sunday evenings

Chicago's favorite comfort food: pizza. Stuffed pizza! Thin pizza! Flatbreads (which I think are fancy pizza)! Pastas and salads if you don't want pizza! [ View Menu ]

Great American Bagel
1248 W Belmont Ave
Monday - Sunday lunch

Freshly made bagels, coffee and sandwiches. Hundreds of actors and staff have wolfed these down, and members get 10% off to boot. Sadly, not open for dinner, but if you want a quick bite before a matinee, they're your stop.

1059 W Belmont Ave
Monday - Sunday evenings

Sushi and Japanese with some inventive appetizers. Lovely food and atmosphere. Member discounts available. Try the Gomae, one of Time Out Chicago's 100 best dishes of 2010. [ View Menu ]

There are literally dozens of places all around Lakeview and the Belmont Theater District.

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