Plan Your Visit

Ruth Page Center for the Arts


Ruth Page Center for the Arts is located in Chicago’s Near North Side just steps from Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s shopping, dining and cultural mecca. The historic 1927 building in which the Center resides sits on a lovely tree-lined street in the heart of Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is a historic district roughly bounded by North Avenue, Lake Shore Drive, Oak Street, and Clark Street.

Public Transportation:
Red Line – Clark and Division stop
Bus Lines – #22, #36, #70, and # 156

Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60610

Important Information

  • Will call tickets are held at the Ruth Page box office window under the purchaser’s last name.
  • Please plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to showtime for prompt seating.
  • Late seating is at the discretion of the House Manager. If you arrive late, your party may not be able to sit together.
  • If you are a subscriber, you are eligible for seating in our VIP section. To ensure this seating selection, please contact the box office at least 72 hours prior to showtime at (872) 222-9555.

Parking

The Ruth Page Center validates discounted parking for the LAZ structure at 1250 North Dearborn Street ($15 for 4 hours) and the Newberry Plaza structure at 1030 N. State Street ($12 for 6 hours). There is also paid street parking throughout the Gold Coast neighborhood within walking distance of The Ruth Page Center. Chicago Children’s Theatre patrons are not allowed to park in the lot adjacent to the Ruth Page Center (on the north side of the building).

Dining

The Gold Coast is one of the most famous districts in Chicago for dining, with a very high concentration of restaurants and bars. Many of them are located on famed Rush Street. A densely packed area known for its energy and its lights, Rush is awake long after the Loop has gone to sleep. Even in cold weather, throngs of people can be found mingling outside each of the restaurants and bars in this area. It is, to many, the place to be. Many establishments, aware of the draw of Rush Street, use the moniker when naming their business. There is the Rush Street Restaurant, Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush and Tavern on Rush, to name a few. Restaurants that are unique to Chicago include Tavern on Rush, Carmine’s, Gibson’s, Bistrot Zinc, Morton’s Steakhouse and PJ Clarke’s. Well-known chains also abound here. There are Dave and Buster’s, Johnny Rockets, Big Bowl and the world-famous Cheesecake Factory. For faster food, visitors can try Corner Bakery or Gold Coast Dogs. After hours, check out Hugo’s Frog Bar, The Back Room and Luxbar.

The Station

The Station is located in the West Loop on the corner of South Racine Avenue and West Monroe Street. The Station is a home for theatre making, creative education, and courageous play. The former police station will now be used to amplify hope, explore personal identity, and promote creative expression.

Public Transportation:
Blue Line: Racine Stop
Green Line: Morgan Stop
Bus Lines: #20, #126

The Station
100 S. Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60607

Important Information

  • Chicago Children’s Theatre is in residence at The Station for Magic City and Pinocchio.
  • Will call tickets are held at The Station box office under last name.
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to showtime for General Admission seating.
  • Late seating is at the discretion of the House Manager. If you arrive late, your party may not be able to sit together.
  • If you are a subscriber, you are eligible for seating in our VIP section. To ensure this seating selection, please contact the box office at least 72 hours prior to showtime at (872) 222-9555.

Parking:

The Station is a short walk from the Racine blue line station. Parking is currently available in the following locations:
-Limited parking in the lot on the south side of The Station
-Impark parking lot, located at 1301 West Madison Street
-On-street parking, metered at $2/hour, 3 hour maximum

Dining:

The West Loop is one of Chicago’s up and coming neighborhoods with a wide selection of restaurants. Restaurants include Warm Belly Bakery, Butterfly Sushi Bar and Thai Cuisine, Monteverde, Viaggio Ristorante Lounge, Ella’s Corner, Palace Grill, The Madison Bar and Kitchen, and Wise Owl Drinkery and Cookhouse. Well-known chains also abound here, like Groundswell, Freshii, Wishbone, Starbucks, and The Great American Bagel.