MCA Stage presents an astounding array of artists in performances you can’t see anywhere else in Chicago. Housed in the Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, MCA Stage is conveniently located in the heart of the Michigan Avenue shopping district, with a great selection of nearby restaurants, public transportation, and parking garages.

All MCA Stage ticket buyers enjoy the following:

  • No service charges on your ticket purchase
  • Free museum admission with your MCA Stage ticket stub, valid up to 7 days
  • $11 MCA garage parking, with validation and valid up to 6 hours on date of show
  • Easy exchanges
  • Free replacement of lost tickets

Performance Packages

Choose any three or more performances and save 20% on tickets, including first access to the best seats and free ticket exchanges. Packages of three performances start at only $66 for three incredible theater, dance, or music performances! Choose from the specially selected packages below, or curate your own package.*


Fearless Voices
This series features three performers who express themselves with bold and colorful flair.

Taylor Mac: An Abridged Concert of The History of Political Popular Music
Sandra Bernhard: Everything Bad and Beautiful
Kyle Abraham: The Radio Show

NOTE: Fearless Voices performance packages are sold out! Single tickets to performances are still available.


I Love Theater
A package designed for the theater lover with three powerful new plays by important contemporary theater companies.

Rainpan 43: Elephant Room
Lola Arias: El año en que nací (the year I was born)
Elevator Repair Service: Arguendo


Ahead of the Curve
Not-to-miss performances that reflect the rich diversity of MCA Stage, featuring standout new theater and music.

Timbre 4: Tercer Cuerpo (Third Wing)
eighth blackbird: Still in Motion
Maud Le Pladec: Democracy


*All performance packages are completely customizable and can be mixed and matched. If your plans change, you qualify for ticket exchange privileges. There is limited availability, so advance purchases are recommended by calling the MCA Box Office at 312.397.4010. You can also become an MCA Member and save an additional 20%.