Rentals at the Goodman

Host Your Event at Goodman Theatre in Our Range of Private Spaces

Goodman Theatre offers a variety of spaces perfect for accommodating special events, corporate meetings, lectures, pre-show receptions, auditions and much more.

Located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, Goodman Theatre’s various spaces include auditoriums, elegant lounge and dining areas, rehearsal rooms and areas in the newly-opened Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement. Featuring floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking downtown Chicago, The Center is a magnificently-designed complex recently added to the Goodman’s main facility.

In addition to its various spaces, Goodman rentals can provide audio visual equipment for presentations, catering options and other needs your event may require. Reception spaces can accommodate groups of up to 850.

Please contact Justine BonDurant at 312.443.3818 or submit a request online and we'll get back to you within 1-2 business days.

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If you'd like to add a group ticket purchase to one of our exciting productions to enhance your event, contact our Group Sales Department at Groups@GoodmanTheatre.org.

  • Goodman Lounge (40 capacity)

    Located on the second floor at the north end of the Owen Lobby, the intimate yet elegant Goodman Lounge offers a relaxing environment complete with a private bar, coat check, restrooms and additional luxurious services.

  • Clifford Lobby (60 capacity)

    With comfortable couches, coffee tables and warm ambiance and design, the entrance room to the Alice Center makes for a lively gathering space.

  • The Baskes Rotunda (75 capacity)

    With floor to ceiling glass windows, the beautiful space in the newly-opened Alice Center offers an incredible view of the heart of downtown Chicago. This multi-faceted space can be set up for a variety of events ranging from pre-show dinner and cocktails, meetings, lectures and presentations and much more.

  • Polk Rehearsal Room (75 capacity)

    The smaller of the Goodman’s two rehearsal spaces, the Polk is perfect for holding auditions or conferences. Get a taste of the behind-the-scenes world of the Goodman as you host your own event in the room where Goodman artists bring their work to life.

  • Walter Lab (110 capacity)

    With floor to ceiling glass windows, the beautiful space in the newly-opened Alice Center offers an incredible view of the heart of downtown Chicago. This multi-faceted space can be set up for a variety of events ranging from pre-show dinner and cocktails, meetings, lectures and presentations and much more. A stage, overhead lighting and audio and video equipment (including a projector) are built into the space.

  • Healy Rehearsal Room (120 capacity)

    The larger of the Goodman’s two rehearsal spaces, the Healy is a wide-open room perfect for holding auditions or conferences. Get a taste of the behind-the-scenes world of the Goodman as you host your own event in the room where Goodman artists bring their work to life.

  • Upper Lobby (175 capacity)

    Located on the second floor of the Goodman facility, The Goodman lobby features bar service as well as tables and seating. The lobby is available for both pre-performance events, as well as days and nights without Goodman performances.

  • The Goodman Lobby (400 capacity)

    Located on the first floor of the Goodman facility, The Goodman Lobby features bar service and space for table and seating set-ups during non-pre-performance events. Windows overlook the beautiful sidewalks of Chicago’s Dearborn Street. The lobby is available for pre-performance events, as well as days and evenings without Goodman performances.

  • The Owen Theatre (400 capacity)

    The Owen Theatre features three flexible levels of courtyard seating surrounding a large stage. The Owen is typically home to more intimate Goodman productions, but is also a sleek location for lectures, conferences and other presentations on a more modest scale.

  • The Albert Theatre (850 capacity)

    The grand main stage Albert Theatre is the largest performance space in the building, featuring a proscenium stage with both floor and balcony seating. The Albert typically houses the Goodman’s biggest productions and is a fitting location for lectures, conferences and other large-scale presentations.