Your Visit - Dining


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Maggiano’s Little Italy
Old Orchard Center, Skokie Road, Skokie
(847) 933-9555

$5 off $25 when you show your tickets
in dining room (one discount per table) 

Since opening their doors in 1991, Maggiano’s Little Italy has built a reputation as one of America’s best Italian-American restaurants.

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Prairie Moon Restaurant
1502 Sherman Avenue, Evanston
(847) 864-8328

Save 15% when you show your tickets
Offer not applicable with other offers or discounts. 

Prairie Moon is a celebration of authentic and inventive American cuisine. Co-owners Robert Strom and Paul White have traveled the country and teamed with seasoned chef Anthony Luna, an Evanston native, to combine the joy of their discoveries with their professional backgrounds. The result – a menu that is exciting, innovative, affordable and delicious!

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Found Kitchen and Social House
1631 Chicago Avenue, Evanston
(847) 868-8945

Dinner for 2 for $60 when you show your tickets
Enjoy a multi-course, shared plate dinner for $60 per couple. Beverages, tax and tip extra. 

The rustic new American dishes in Amy Morton’s eatery change with the market and season, and are served in a relaxed, creative atmosphere inspired by 1920s Bohemian Paris and icons of the Beat Generation. The décor includes salvaged furniture like old Chicago courthouse benches and the original “host” phone from Chicago’s legendary Pump Room!

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Trattoria Demi
1571 Sherman Avenue, Evanston
(847) 332-2330

15% off one entrée
per table, day of performance when you show your tickets. Not valid with other offers.

The “Trattoria” has been an Italian Tradition for centuries and now Demi brings that same tradition to you. We welcome you to experience the sights, sounds and aromas of our open kitchen, where you will enjoy authentic Italian specialties prepared with only the finest ingredients. Enjoy our cuisine by dining in with us, carry out, or we deliver to your home. For your special occasions, Trattoria Demi offers a catering menu to delight your guests.

Oceanique French-American Cuisine logo

505 Main Street, Evanston
(847) 864-3435

$25 discount per table
when you mention Light Opera Works. Not valid with other special promotions or offers.

Oceanique is an eclectic seafood restaurant in the French-American style. Oceanique continues to garner acclaim as one of the Chicago area’s finest restaurants. Since 1993, Oceanique has been ranked as the number one seafood restaurant in the Chicago metropolitan area by the prestigious Zagat Guide. In all of our preparations we endeavor to use the finest organic produce and seafood from sustainable, eco-friendly sources. And with its extensive wine list featuring over 800 carefully selected fine wines, Oceanique has won Wine Spectator Magazine’s coveted “Best of Award of Excellence” every year since 1994 being recognized as having one of the 750 best wine lists in the world.

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The Stained Glass
1735 Benson Avenue, Evanston
(847) 864-8600

Complimentary dessert when you show your tickets. Offer valid with a $20 purchase, one per table.

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The Cellar at The Stained Glass
820 Clark Street, Evanston
(847) 864-8678

Complimentary dessert when you show your tickets. Offer valid with a $20 purchase, one per table.

Opening Night Sponsors:

Prairie Moon Restaurant
1502 Sherman Avenue • Evanston
(847) 864-8328 • website

Found Kitchen and Social House
1631 Chicago Avenue • Evanston
(847) 868-8945 • website

Whole Foods Market Evanston®
2748 Green Bay Road • Evanston
(847) 424-5700 • website

Other nearby restaurants:

Downtown Evanston
Restaurant suggestions: website

Tratoria D.O.C.
706 Main Street • Evanston
(847) 475-1111 • website

The Celtic Knot Public House
626 Church Street • Evanston
(847) 864-1679 • website

Three Tarts Bakery
301 South Happ Road • Northfield
(847) 446-5444 • website