Harris Theater

Chicago Opera Theater at
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Public Transportation 

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) train station close to the Harris Theater include the Red Line Lake Street station and the Brown/Green/Orange/Purple Line Wabash/Randolph station.  After exiting any of these stations, walk east on Randolph Drive to the Theater at 205 E. Randolph Drive.

For additional directions to the Harris Theater, including bus routes, call the CTA Travel Information Center at 312.836.7000 or visit yourcta.com and complete a trip planner to find the quickest and most direct transit route to Harris Theater using CTA buses and trains. 

METRA If arriving downtown via Metra trains, taxi cabs and CTA buses are all immediately available.  For additional Metra station information and up to date train schedules please visit metrarail.com

  • From Union Station (Canal Street, between Adams Street and Jackson Boulevard) take CTA’s #151 bus directly to Millennium Park.

  • From Ogilvie Transportation Center (Washington and Canal Streets) take CTA’s #20 of #56 bus directly to Millennium Park.

  • From LaSalle Street Station (Congress and LaSalle Streets) take CTA’s #147 of #151 bus directly to Millennium Park.

  • Randolph Drive Metra Station and South Shore Line Station exit directly on Michigan Avenue and Randolph Drive, just one block from the Harris Theater.

Driving Directions & Parking

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is located at 205 East Randolph drive at the north end of Millennium Park in downtown Chicago.  When driving, the Millennium Park garage offers direct indoor access to the Harris Theater lobby.  Millennium Park Garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Discount parking validation of Millennium Park Garage is available at the Harris Theater for all ticket holders in the orchestra level lobby.  The Harris Theater offers discounted parking with validation for up to six hours at a rate of $18* allowing you ample time to attend the performance and enjoy a meal at one of our Preferred Restaurants.  For further details about parking validation, please contact the Harris Theater Box Office at 312.334.7777.

*Please not that discounted parking rates are subject change at any time.

  • From the south or north on Lake Shore Drive, use the Randolph Drive exit and turn west. Take a left onto Columbus Drive, move to the right lane and follow signs into Millennium Park Garage.

  • From the south or north on Michigan Avenue, turn east onto Randolph Drive and move to the center lane. This lane becomes the down-ramp to middle Randolph.  At the bottom of the ramp, turn right at the first stoplight onto Columbus Drive and follow signs into Millennium Park Garage. 

Once inside the Millennium Park Garage, turn right and follow signs that direct you toward the Randolph Drive Pedestrian Exit.  Parking level 2 and 3 North offers the most convenient access to the Theater.  Parking spaces reserved for those requiring special access are available near the Randolph Drive Pedestrian Exit at level 2.  Take the parking garage elevator to level 2.5 and enter directly into the Harris theater Orchestra Lobby.

Parking is also available at Grant Park North garage and Monroe Street Garage.


If taking a taxi to or form the Harris Theater, please use the street entrance at 205 East (Upper) Randolph Drive, one block east of Michigan Avenue. 


Chicago Opera Theater and the Harris Theater are always working together to make the Theater a friendly and welcoming environment for all of our patrons.  To make your experience the best from arrival to the finales, the Harris Theater has an experienced and dynamic front of house staff ready to assist you. 

Chicago Opera Theater

Andreas Mitisek, General Director
70 E. Lake Street Suite 415
Chicago, IL 60601
Box Office: 312.704.8414
Administrative: 312.704.8420
E-mail: [email protected]

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