Richard Christiansen Theater

Victory Gardens’ brand-new state-of-the-art upstairs studio space, named after Chicago Tribune Chief Critic Emeritus, is now open!

Seating 109, the Richard Christiansen Theater maintains intimacy while allowing comfort for both audience and performers. Be among the first to rent Chicago’s newest and most exciting performance space. Production companies will benefit from our sound and light packages, backstage area with two dressing rooms, greenroom access, and front of house services.

Theater Features:

  • Fully ADA Compliant House – 109 seats, 20 are flexible
  • Stage – 37’2″W x 20’0″D x 13’3″H; 14″ deck height
  • Small light package including standard light inventory, light board, cabling
  • Small sound package including microphones, amps, speakers and playback devices
  • 2 dressing rooms (each seats four)
  • 2 private restrooms
  • Green room which includes refrigerator, microwave, coffeemakers, and a sink.
  • Projection screen and digital projector
  • Convenient parking at Children’s Memorial Hospital
  • Valet parking service
  • VGT Technical Staff
  • VGT Box Office Staff
  • VGT Front of House & Bar Staff

Please contact Shannon Sullivan, Administrative Assistant, at ssullivan@victorygardens.org for more information. No phone calls, please.