We offer a variety of discounts ranging from last minute ticket offers to group and student discounts. If you don't see an offer that fits your situation, feel free to contact Audience Services at 312-335-1650 to find other ways you can save.

20 for $20

Twenty $20 tickets are available:

  • NEW! Use promo code 20FOR20 to redeem this offer. Online, available in advance until they’re sold out for every main series show. Limit 2 tickets per person.
  • By phone at 312-335-1650 on the day-of show at 12pm (Tue–Sat) and 1pm (Sun) for main series performances. Limit 2 tickets per person. (These tickets are very popular and can sell quickly! To improve your chances, we suggest calling as soon as we open and staying on the line until an associate can help you. Calls will be answered in the order received.)

Rush tickets

Half-priced tickets for main series shows are available on the day of the performance, one hour prior to curtain. Tickets are only available in person at the Box Office and are subject to availability. Limit 2 tickets per person.

Pay Your Age Tuesdays

NEW! Tuesdays just got a bit more exciting! For all Tuesday main series shows, we are extending tickets for most seats (all seating zones except A) for the price of your age. Purchase pay-your-age tickets by phone at 312-335-1650.

Artists & Essential Workers

NEW! Steppenwolf is deeply appreciative of the brave workers who continue to keep our communities healthy, engaged and safe. Essential workers (including artists) get 50% off main series previews and Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday evening performances. Call Audience Services at 312-335-1650 to utilize this offer. You will be asked to provide an official work ID or document proving your employment and/or profession. Valid for one use (limit 2 tickets) per person per show.

Preview performances

Preview performances are typically the first 1–2 weeks of the run, a dynamic time when the director and designers may still be making adjustments to the play. Previews offer an opportunity to get a first peek at the show on stage at a lower ticket price.

Preview dates for the 2021/22 season:

  • BUG: Nov 11–13, 2021
  • King James: Feb 24 – Mar 5, 2022
  • Seagull: April 28 – May 7, 2022
  • Choir Boy: June 16–25, 2022

Flex membership

A flex membership is the perfect way to save on tickets (and get extra perks) if you plan to visit Steppenwolf several times a year.

A Black Card membership is like a punch card with six ticket credits, good for one year from purchase date. Learn more about Black Cards.

Under 30 years of age? The RED Card = 6 ticket credits for $100. Use them however and whenever you want. Learn more about RED Cards.

Group Tickets

NEW! Groups of 6+ get a discount on tickets to all main series performances. Purchase 6 or more tickets in the same order and get $10 off each ticket. (Not valid along with other offers.)


Have a larger group? We have easy options for booking students, friends, colleagues or any type of group to see a show together. To find out more about our group services and discounts please visit the Group discount section.

Student Tickets

Students can receive discounted tickets to all of Steppenwolf's programming, get invitations to exclusive events and have the opportunity to work behind the scenes. For a complete list of all student offerings, please visit the Student discount section.

Teen Arts Pass

Steppenwolf is a proud arts partner of the Teen Arts Pass (TAP) initiative, which allows teens to experience live arts performances all around Chicago for only $5. With TAP, all Steppenwolf performances are now available to young people ages 13–19 years for $5. Teens can register for free at teenartspass.org. TAP is a program of Urban Gateways, which engages young people in arts experiences to inspire creativity and impact social change.

Military Discounts

Steppenwolf is a proud member of the Blue Star theater program, which offers discounts to our service men and women and their families.

Corporate Discounts

As a benefit of their support, Steppenwolf's corporate partners are eligible for group rates, public recognition, discounts, private events and much more. Enjoy a more connected entertainment experience and entertain staff and clients alike with the best theatre in town. Visit our Corporate Sponsor Page to learn more!