Puth Family Theater

The Puth Family Theater is a 120 seat facility with an open and flexible performance space that is used for intimate productions including plays, chamber operas, cabaret performances, and acting classes. It is also a perfect venue for conferences, lectures, films, live music, dance and theatrical productions.

The 20 ft x 20 ft marley covered stage is flanked by 120 comfortable chairs laid out on two tiered risers, making every seat a good seat. The black box theater also boasts integrated lighting and sound systems, professional technical staffing and nearby municipal garage parking. More information about the theater can be found in the attached brochure. 

To inquire about renting the Puth Family Theater, contact Fiona Queen, Director of Performance Activities, at the email address listed below. 

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Marley Flooring
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The Puth Family Theater is located at 1702 Sherman Avenue in Downtown Evanston. It shares the location with the main administrative office of the Music Institute of Chicago. In addition to the main stage, there are several smaller rehearsal rooms that can be rented out in addition to the main theater space.  

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For each rental date, one staff house manager will be on site to assist with facility and equipment needs. Additional staff can provided at an additional cost per rental date.

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See attached brochure for complete pricing breakdown

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Lessee will procure, at its own expense, insurance covering its obligation from an insurance company or companies satisfactory to MIC.  The insurance must include a combined single limit bodily injury and property damage comprehensive general liability insurance policy in the amount of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) per “Rental Date.”  The insurance must also include workers’ compensation insurance covering Lessee’s employees in an amount at least equal to the amount required by Illinois Law.  The policy must name MIC as an additional insured and Lessee will keep such insurance in full force and effect at all times during the period of the rental.  Such insurance will be evidenced by Certificate of Insurance delivered to MIC which provides for at least fourteen (14) days prior notice of cancelation to MIC.  Lessee will provide the Certificate of Insurance to MIC at least thirty (30) days prior to the first Rental Date.  A counter-signed lease agreement will be issued once the Certificate of Insurance is received by MIC.