The Harris Theater is has two discount ticket offers. This is a great way to get in a some culture on the cheap.
Where: Harris Theatre, 205 E Randolph Street, 312-334-7777. Purchase tickets here.
Mix at Six
You can purchase tickets for a four performances series for $30 or $7.50 per performance.
You can also purchase $10 individual tickets for the same performances. Each performance begins at 6PM on a week night and lasts one hour. They will also have food trucks available at each performance for after-work dining.
Tix at Six
The Harris Theater for Dance and Music’s TIX@6 program sets aside (based on availability) a limited number of discounted tickets available for purchase 90 minutes prior to the start of select performances at the Harris. Tickets must be purchased with cash and in person at the Box Office only.
You should call the box office in the afternoon of the performance to find out if there will be tickets available and what the cost will be before heading over. There may not be any tickets available for some performances.
Where: Harris Theatre, 205 E Randolph Street, 312-334-7777
About the Harris Theater for Dance and Music
The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance is a 1500-seat state-of-the art performance venue located in Chicago’s Millennium Park. Opened in November 2003, the nonprofit Harris Theater was the first multi-use performance venue built in downtown Chicago since 1929. The theater itself is buried under Grant Park. The entrance is all you can see fro Randolph Street.
Harris Theater serves as a unique national model of collaboration between the philanthropic community and performing arts organizations in music and dance. More than a decade later, the theater features diverse offerings hosting local, national, and internationally renowned artists and ensembles. It currently houses twelve midsize music and dance companies.
The Harris Theater’s primary mission is to partner with an array of Chicago’s music and dance performing arts organizations to help them build the resources and infrastructure necessary to achieve artistic growth and long-term organizational sustainability.
Some of the groups that use the theater are:
- Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
- Music of the Baroque
- Chicago Opera Theater
- Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNow
- National Museum of Mexican Art
The Theater supports these partner organizations with subsidized rental, technical expertise, and marketing support, allowing the organizations to focus on bringing the finest in music and dance performances to the public. The Theater offers professional development opportunities, including the innovate Learning Lab, endorsed with grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Harris Theater maintains a commitment to engaging Chicago residents of all ages and communities. Programs like the popular Eat to the Beat and Family Series advance access to and understanding of the performing arts. The Theater partners with health and human service agencies, K-12 schools and community arts organizations, providing more than 7,000 underwritten performance tickets through the Access Tickets Program since 2009, along with master classes, artist talks and other enrichment activities.