Rental Information

Main Stage License & Rental

The Apollo Theater’s Main Stage license/rental package includes:

    • Up to 8-show performance week
    • Apollo in-house box office staff plus Ticketmaster phone, city-wide outlets,
      and online service
    • Apollo house management, ushers and bartenders
    • Ample merchandising display
    • Secure production office space with phone lines and internet access
    • Up to five dressing rooms (including one shared) plus lounge area
    • Extensive Lighting and Sound packages (see below)
    • On-site laundry facilities
    • Routine cleaning, maintenance, and disposal
    • Access to Hot Tix discount outlets
    • Access to League of Chicago Theater pooled advertising discount

Maximum seating capacity of the Apollo Theater is 450 seats.

For complete lighting, sound, stage, and technical information, please download:

Apollo Theater Stage & Technical Information (PDF)

Apollo Studio Rental

The Apollo Theater Studio is an intimate 50-seat space just downstairs from the main stage. It offers opportunities for smaller scale in-house and rental productions, as well as space for classes and rehearsals. It’s a casual, flexible space that can offer black box intimacy while providing the Apollo’s professional, full-service, theater support in one of Chicago’s most popular neighborhoods.

Beverage service is available prior to, and even occasionally during performances, and a piano is available for cabaret artists and small-cast musicals.

Competitive Daily, Weekly, Daytime, off-night and late night rental packages are available and include the following:

  • Lighting Package with controller, dimmers, and ample lighting instruments
  • Sound Package including powered mixer, two AS108 Speakers, disk player
  • Full-service, 7 day a week box office support using Ticketmaster sales system
  • Exposure through The League of Chicago Theaters
  • Parking
  • Convenient access to CTA Brown, Red, and Purple Lines and bus service

For Rates and additional information, please contact 773-935-9336.