Court Theatre address: 5535 S. Ellis Ave. (minutes from the Loop in Hyde Park)



Court Theatre offers free covered parking to its patrons on evenings and weekends in the garage directly north of the theatre at 55th Street and Ellis. Simple take a ticket upon entrance and the Ellis Side Exit Gate will be lifted for 30 minutes after the performance. There is also handicapped-accessible parking available in the garage. 

Emergency Exit Policy: If you need to leave during the performance or at intermission, please ask our House Manager for a Validation Ticket.


From the Red Line: Exit at the 55th St/Garfield Stop. Cross the street and transfer to the #55 bus eastbound. Exit at Ellis Avenue. The Theatre will be directly south of the parking structure at Ellis Ave and 55th St.

By Bus: Court is accessible by bus on the following routes: #55 (55th St. and Ellis Ave.) #172 (56th St. and Ellis Ave; Free to University of Chicago students!) #173 (57th St. and University Ave.).

Call the Box Office for (773) 753-4472 or visit for more information.


If someone in your party has a disability that prevents them from moving between the covered parking garage and the theater building, there is a conveniently-located drop off in the parking lot in front of Court Theatre. (Although drop-offs are welcome, patrons are asked to please not park in the Young lot.)  Assistive Listening Devices are available free of charge. Please ask the concessionaire for assistance.  Wheelchair Seating is available. Be sure to inform the Box Office in advance of any special seating needs.