City Lit Theater Company


Season 35 opens in less than a month! Join us for our first show: Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo. Click here to purchase tickets, call 773/293-3682 or email



Join us for an evening of entertainment and dining at our 35th Anniversary celebration. Click here for tickets and more information...


This week, City Lit welcomes Black Button Eyes Productions and the Chicago premiere of Coraline, a musical adaptation of the beloved book.

For more information, visit them at or click here to purchase tickets.

For questions, call them at 312-772-6673 or send an email to







This season features a classic, a new production of a City Lit favorite, and two world premieres. Subscribe now to see all four shows with great new benefits! Choose from three packages to best fit your interests. Learn more...


City Lit, partnered with the American Library Association, holds readings of the most frequently challenged books of the last year. Together, we draw attention to the harms of censorship and celebrate the benefits of free and open access to information. Learn more...


Take a look through City Lit's past productions in celebration of its 35th season. Learn more...


Read more about City Lit's five year Civil War Project and learn more about the upcoming final installment.



Part of our mission is to keep our ticket prices below the actual cost of producing theatre. This means we rely on donations from friends and audience members like yourself. Please consider making a tax-deductible gift today to City Lit Theater Company using the PayPal button. Visit our Partners page to learn more.

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