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FAQs

 

What should I wear?

 

Remy Bumppo patrons dress in many different ways. Some prefer business attire, some prefer jeans. We encourage you to wear whatever makes you feel the most comfortable.

 

How do I get to the theatre?

 

The Greenhouse Theater Center is accessible by car and public transportation. For more information, visit our transportation and parking page >

 

How early should I get to the theatre?

 

The seating typically opens 20 mintues before curtain. We have assigned seating, so, if you purchased your tickets in advance, your arrival time will not affect where you sit. You will want to give yourself enough time so that you don't feel rushed to get to your seats and have the chance to use the restrooms or make a purchase at the lobby bar.

 

Where will I be sitting?

 

If you already have purchased tickets, you should have the name of your seating section and your seat number. To see where the exact section and seat are located in the performance space, view the seating chart >

 

Is the theater accessible to patrons with disabilities?

 

Yes, the theatre is accessible to patrons with disabilities. For more information, explore our accessibility programming and accommodations >

 

What happens if I'm late to a show?

 

If you arrive late, you will receive assistance from the House Manager who will seat you at the most appropriate time in order to avoid disrupting the performance or other patrons. You may not be able to sit in your assigned seats until intermission.

 

What if I need to exchange my ticket?

 

Single ticket buyers and Subscribers both have the option to exchange tickets. Read about our exchange policy >

 

What if I lost my ticket?

 

As long as you provided your first and last name when you purchased your ticket, the Box Office is able to re-print your ticket. You can ask for a re-print in advance of the performance by calling the Box Office at 773.404.7336, or you can make the request in person the day of your performance.

 

Any recommendations if I'm coming by myself?

 

Remy Bumppo patrons are a friendly group and are enthusiastic about discussing the art. We also almost always have a Staff Host present who will be available to chat about the company and the show. Feel free to introduce yourself and make new friends!

 

When are the post-show talkbacks?

 

Post-show talkbacks take place in the theatre directly following select performances. Find the post-show talkback schedule here >

 

Are there Remy Bumppo events other than plays?

 

We have several exciting Remy Bumppo events throughout the season such as our Trivia Night, Rehearsal Receptions, and Annual Benefit. Find out more on our events page >

 

How can I learn more about the play / the playwright / the production?

 

At the show, you can find articles, actor and crew bios, and a director's note in your Playbill. Before or after the show, you can visit the Remy Bumppo Field Guide >

 

What's the difference between Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and the Greenhouse Theater Center?

 

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company performs at the Greenhouse Theater Center. The Greenhouse is the performance venue. Remy Bumppo is the performer and a completely separate not-for-profit business.

 

Is there food or drink available at the Greenhouse? Can I take food or drink into the theatre with me?

 

The Greenhouse Theater Center sells snack food and drinks at the bar located in the main lobby. Food and drink purchased from the Greenhouse Theater Center may go into the theatre, but outside food and drink are not allowed. Food from other establishments can be kept cool in the refrigerator at the the bar and returned to you by house management after the show.

 

Are there any good restaurants near the theatre?

 

There are lots of great restaurants near the theatre. We also have dining partners that have special offers for Remy Bumppo patrons. See our list of dining recommendations >

 

What is the policy on cell phones and other electronic devices in the theatre?

 

Cell phones, beepers, and other noise-making devices can be distracting for the audience and the performers onstage. If you bring a cell phone or other noise-making device, please turn it off before the performance begins, and if you use it at intermission, please turn it off before re-entering the theatre.

 

Can I take pictures or record video in the theatre during the show?

 

Photography and video recording in the theatre during the performance is strictly prohibited. However, feel free to take pictures or video before the show starts or after it ends.