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Stage Left Theatre is a Resident Company at Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood at 2936 N. Southport Ave. This multi-venue complex is fully accessible.  Just south of the intersection of Southport, Lincoln and Wellington, this vibrant area is home to great restaurants, many of which offer a discount with your ticket to an Athenaeum event. Click below for more details. 

Mutt -- 2016


Athenauem Theatre is located 0.6 miles west of Wellington Brown Line stop. 


Also, the #76 Diversey Street bus stops at Southport and Diversey, 0.2 miles south of the theatre.

For bus and train schedules, contact the CTA at (312) 836-7000, or click here to be directed to the RTA trip planner.

RTA Trip Planner


Getting to the theatre early is your best bet. There is plenty of free, unrestricted street parking in the area around the theatre west of Southport.

There is a parking lot behind the theatre, which we share with St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Enter this parking lot on Oakdale St. There is a second parking lot on the corner of Southport Ave. and Oakdale St. Enter this parking lot on Southport Ave. Note: The St. Alphonsus lots  have a “Pay and Display” system in place. $2.00 an hour (increments of $2, only) $6.00 maxium until midnight. There is no overnight parking in these lots.

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