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Box Office
Bldg H, Room H143, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-622-0300
Hours: Mon-Thur: 12 - 6 p.m.; Sat: 12 - 5 p.m.; 90 minutes before every performance | NOTE: ECC and the Box Office will be closed on Monday, February 19 due to Presidents' Day. 
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Arts Center Patrons FAQs

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1. Box Office Hours

Answer: Box Office hours:

  • Monday through Thursday 12 to 6 p.m.; Saturday 12 to 5 p.m.
  • We're also open 90 minutes prior to each performance, and remain open through intermission. Ways to get tickets»

2. Are performances at the ECC Arts Center appropriate for children?

Answer: Children over the age of 5 are welcome to attend some performances. Please call the Arts Center box office at 847-622-0300 for specific event information.

3. What if I need special assistance?

Answer: The Arts Center is fully accessible which includes:

  • Handicapped parking
  • Seating and restrooms

If you'd like more information on these services. View disability services»

4. Parking

Answer: Plenty of free parking is available directly in front of the Visual & Performing Arts Center (VPA). 


5. Cameras/Recording Devices

Answer: The use of cameras and recording devices is strictly prohibited during ECC Arts Center events.

6. Food and Drink

Answer: Food and drink are not allowed within the theatres with the exception of bottled water.

7. When will I be seated?

Answer: Theatre doors open approximately 30 minutes prior to performances.

  • All patrons, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket to be admitted to the theatre. Latecomers are seated at the discretion of management.

8. Fees

Answer: A $2 facility fee is added to each ticket. This fee defrays the cost of building security and maintenance. A $5 processing fee is added to all internet and phone orders.

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