The Elgin Theatre Company offers several different types of tickets and ways to purchase tickets.


As of February 6, 2019, all general admission tickets must be paid for, in advance, of a performance, via our online ticketing site or via check or money order mailed to Elgin Theatre Company, P.O. Box 208, Elgin, IL 60121. See below for more details. Elgin Theatre Company will no longer hold any ticket reservations made without payment. If, by any chance, a ticket is NOT paid for prior to a performance, we will not guarantee your seat(s) will be held. All unpaid reservations will be forfeited 15 minutes prior to curtain when seating capacity becomes an issue. All tickets will be held at the theater box office where they can be picked up on the day you attend the performance. Tickets will not be mailed to you. Tickets are available at the door on the day of a performance. We accept cash, checks, and credit cards. Online ticket sales close one hour prior to all performances. Thank you for your cooperation. For further information, please contact us at 847-741-0532.

Single admission tickets

Single admission ticket prices are: Adult: $20.00 - Students/Senior (65 and over): $18.00

Save over 37%, compared to single admission ticket prices, while you enjoy the best theater in Elgin when you purchase a season ticket!

See 'Ordering tickets' below for details on how to order tickets.

Season tickets

Season ticket prices are: Adult: $50.00 - Student/Senior (65 and over): $45.00.

Season tickets are totally flexible and may be used for ANY four (4) performances during the season. YOU choose which performance you would like to see!

Purchase a season subscription and save $30.00, for Adults, or $27.00, for Students/Seniors!

See 'Ordering tickets' below for details on how to order tickets.


The Elgin Theater Company offers several levels of sponsorship. The following table lists our sponsorship levels.

Sponsorship Options
Sponsorship Type Price
Sponsor - 2 patron tickets with flexible use privileges and name in program $150
Benefactor - 3 patron tickets with flexible use privileges and name in program $300
Sustaining benefactor - 5 patron tickets with flexible use privileges and name in program $500
Angel - 10 patron tickets with flexible use privileges and name in program $1000
Archangel - 15 patron tickets with flexible use privileges and name in program $1500

Each sponsorship includes tickets to all of our productions during the current season, a tax deductible contribution, the sponsors name in each program during the season, and flexible usage privileges. Please call (847) 741-0532 for full information about our sponsorship options.


For groups of ten (10) or more single admission tickets are $15.00 for all individuals. All members of the group must attend the same performance. Groups must reserve their tickets in advance. Please call (847) 741-0532 for more information and to make group reservations. Group tickets cannot be order on-line.

Ordering tickets

Tickets may be purchased:

  • over the telephone - see the 'contact' page for the telephone number - using a credit card

  • by mail - see the 'contact' page for the mailing address

  • at the door on the day of a performance

  • on-line - see the 'on-line ticket ordering' section below

Tickets can be paid for with:

  • cash

  • check

  • money order

  • travelers check

  • Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin vouchers

  • credit or debit cards

Please do NOT mail cash.

Please make checks and money orders payable to "Elgin Theatre Company."

There is a service charge of one dollar ($1.00) per order if using a credit card or debit card to pay for tickets ordered over the phone, by mail, or at the door at any performance.

On-line ticket ordering

Tickets may be ordered on-line for either all three productions during the season or for a single performance. To order tickets on-line do the following:


  • Find the section for season tickets or single admission tickets. The season ticket section contains one section titled '2019-2020 season tickets'. The single admission section contains multiple entries titled with a performance date for the play. Each entry also contains an 'add to cart' button.

  • Between the entry title and the 'add to card' button there is a line titled 'adults' (the default ticket type), a ticket price, and a 'v' to the right of the ticket price. Check on the 'v' on the right of the 'adults' line, as needed, to display 'seniors/student', and then click on 'seniors/student' if you wish to purchase a seniors or student ticket.

  • Then click on the 'add to cart' button. A new screen will appear.

  • Specify the number of tickets of this type you desire.

  • Click on 'continue shopping' to order more tickets or click on 'check out' to go to the payment screen.

  • On the payment screen enter the credit card or debit card information requested.

  • Click on the 'pay now' button to complete your order.


Note: All tickets ordered on-line will be held at the theater box office where they can be picked up on the day you attend the performance. Tickets will not be mailed to you.

Note: Group tickets can NOT be ordered on-line. Group tickets may be ordered only by telephone. See the 'contact' page for the telephone number.

Season tickets

2019-2020 Season Tickets

Single admission tickets for the current production

January 24 - Friday
January 25 - Saturday
January 26 - Sunday
January 31 - Friday
February 1 - Saturday
February 2 - Sunday
February 7 - Friday
February 8 - Saturday
February 9 - Sunday

Note: Tickets ordered on-line will not be mailed. Tickets ordered on-line can be collected at the theater box office on the day you attend the performance.

Box office

The ETC box office opens about one hour before every performance. The box office sells single admission for the day of performance only and season tickets. Tickets purchased on-line can be collected at the box office.


All seats are general admission. There are no reserved seats to ETC productions. There is no seating chart for the theater as the number and location of seats changes for every play.


Single admission tickets may not be refunded or exchanged, all sales are final. Season tickets may not be refunded, but may be exchanged for any other performance of a given play (if space is available), or for any future play (if space is available) during the remainder of the current season.


Ticket sales alone are not enough to support our programs. The Elgin Theatre Company also depends on:


  • donations from individuals,
  • donations from local businesses,
  • grants from foundations, and
  • grants from public bodies


to fund our productions.


If you would like to help support the Elgin Theatre Company your gift of any amount will help us carry on our efforts. When you make a donation to the theater you are helping in supporting cultural development in Elgin.

The Elgin Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your charitable contributions to our theater may be tax deductible, to the extent allowed by law. If you are an individual or a business and would like to donate, any amount you give will be greatly appreciated.

Donating Online

  • Click the Donate button below to open the donation screen.
  • Enter the amount you’d like to donate.
  • Choose your form of payment and complete the required information.
  • You will receive an e-mail from us confirming your donation. Keep this for your records.

Donating by Check

  • Write a check for the amount you would like to donate and make it payable to Elgin Theatre Company.
  • Mail your check to the address listed below. Be sure to include a short note that indicates this is a donation to Elgin Theatre Company. We will mail a receipt to the name and address on the check.

Elgin Theatre Company
P.O. Box 208
Elgin, IL. 60121-0208

Program Advertising

Advertisements are accepted for the program given to every audience member at each ETC production. Advertising rates are shown in the table below.

Program Advertising Rates
Ad size Price
Full page $200
Half page $120
Quarter page $80

The prices shown in the table above are for the same ad to be in each program for all plays of the current season.

For more information call (847) 741-0532.