Join the League

Audience Development
From the inception of Hot Tix to the creation of more recent programs like Theater Thursdays and Chicago Theatre Week, audience development has always been a priority of the League. Through collaborative programs and initiatives, the League is dedicated to building new theatre-going audiences and bringing them to your theatre.
• Hot Tix, half-price ticket program
• Cooperative Advertising
• Play Money gift certificates
• Theater Thursdays
• Chicago Theatre Week

Communication and Community
Being a member of the League of Chicago Theatres positions your company alongside 200 other Chicago area theatres of all sizes and types. You are a part of the rich history and tradition of producing theatre in Chicago. The League is committed to being a central information knowledgebase for the community, serving a communication role, advocating, making connections and leveraging the strength of the community for the benefit of everyone.
Programs and services:
• Advocacy
• Broadcast Email
• Opening Night Calendar
• SpaceFinder Chicago

Professional Development
The Chicago theatre community is made up of theatres of all sizes, but many are emerging companies that struggle to address the challenges of growth and development. The League is dedicated to serving the community through free professional development workshops and events on a variety of topics to bring the community together and help every member theatre grow and achieve their own vision and goals as a company.
• Roundtables
• Managing Director Roundtables
• Marketing Roundtables
• Intern Networking Events
• Chicago Theatre Retreat Cottage
• Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theater Award

Become a member of the League of Chicago Theatres and gain access to the many valuable benefits!

Download the Membership Application and Instructions (pdf)

For additional information about membership, contact Ben Thiem, Director of Member Services, at 312-554-9800 or Ben [at]