Skokie Theatre Music Foundation
An offical landmark of downtown Skokie, the Skokie Theatre Music Foundation is a not for profit organzation aimed at promoting the musical arts. Established in 1912, the Skokie Theatre Music Foundation received a $1.5 million renovation and was even said to be "one of the 10 best sounding theatres in the entire world" by Steven Cochran of Meyer Sound.
Since 2004, the theatre has been managed by Al Curtis. One of Curtis' goals is to go around colleges and help aspiring artists. Curtis said the ultimate goal is to "keep the theatre open, all the time."
- Hours: Depends on performance times and classes. Check Web site or call for more information.
- Handicap Accessible: Ramps
- ATM: No
- Cover charge: Yes
- Features: Live music, Private parties
- Payments accepted: American Express, Cash, Debit Card, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
- Parking: Free lot
- Ticket information: Tickets can be purchased at the door or for a discount online.
- Buy tickets online [link]: www.skokietheater.com
- Food/drink: No
- Alcohol served: No
- What makes this community special?: "Skokie Theater is the Church of what's happening now." -- Al Curtis.
- Private events: Yes
- Public/Private: Public
- Financial aid: No
- Religious affiliation: None
- Student discounts: Yes
- Senior discounts: Yes
- Private parties: Yes
- Coat/bag check: No
- Restrictions: No alcohol
- What is an interesting historical or little known fact about this town?: The theater was established in 1912 and is an official landmark of downtown Skokie.
- Guided tours?: Yes
- Guided tour languages: English
- Gift shop: No
- Cameras allowed?: Yes