Melanie Brezill as Jan-the-Sweet in Season 25's production of the Chicago premiere of Yeast Nation (the triumph of life).  Photo by Michael Brosilow.


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call us

To speak to a box office representative, call 773.409.4125.

Box Office Hours:
Monday through Friday: noon to 6pm
Saturdays: 1pm to 8pm (on performance days)
Sundays: noon to 5pm (on performance days)

If you call during these hours, and do not reach us right away, we are assisting another patron.
Please leave a message, and we will return your call as soon as possible!

get directions

American Theater Company
1909 W. Byron Street
Chicago, IL 60613

ATC is located two blocks south of Irving Park Road and one block east of Damen Avenue in the Northcenter neighborhood on Chicago's north side.

from Lake Shore Drive
Exit at Irving Park Road and travel west 1.5 miles. At the large intersection of Irving Park, Lincoln, and Damen Avenues, take a sharp left onto Lincoln Avenue, heading southeast. Travel two blocks to Byron Street and turn left.

via CTA
Brown Line - Get off at Irving Park station and walk west to Lincoln Avenue. Turn southwest and walk down Lincoln to Byron.

Buses - The theater is accessible via the Damen (50), Irving Park (80), and Lincoln Avenue (11) lines.

From I-94/Kennedy
Exit eastbound onto Irving Park. Travel 2.5 miles to the large intersection of Irving Park, Lincoln and Damen Avenues. Take a soft right onto Lincoln Avenue, heading southeast. Travel two blocks to Byron Street.


find parking

street parking
Northcenter is an increasingly busy residential and commercial neighborhood. Please allow extra time if you are looking for street parking.

metered parking
There is a metered parking lot one half block south at Berenice and Lincoln. There are also meters all along Lincoln Avenue. Please note that the meters only allow for up to two hours of parking at a time.

find a restaurant

Many great dining options are available within a short walk of the theater. Become a subscriber and enjoy discounted dining at these neighborhood spots:

Mrs. Murphy's & Sons' Irish Bistro
3905 N. Lincoln Ave.

Lead dining sponsor of ATC, since 2003, Mrs. Murphy's is at the forefront of the renaissance in Irish cuisine in Chicago. The Bistro features the best in seasonal ingredients, coupled with hearty Irish hospitality.

3868 N. Lincoln Ave.

Developed by Chef/Owner Carol Wallack, Sola features contemporary American cuisine piqued with Asian and Hawaiian flavors. Their strong beverage program includes a variety of signature cocktails and wines from all over the world, distinctly selected to complement the menu.

Forever Thai
3900 N. Lincoln Avenue

A family owned restaurant that takes pride in an extensive menu and personalized service, Forever Thai can accommodate large groups, and special dietary needs with their Thai cuisine.

Cafe 28
1800 W. Irving Park Road

Cafe 28 provides service in traditional Cuban and Mexican style with an elctic Latin twist. Join them for dinner, lunch or weekend brunch, and indulge yourself with one of their "famoso" mojitos cocktails.

Delicious Cafe
3827 N. Lincoln Avenue

A vegan and vegetarian cafe where you can enjoy coffee, tea, free wi-fi, sandwiches, sweets and happiness. Delicious serves locally roasted Intelligentsia coffee. Be sure to try a cup of their weekly soup!