I’ve never been to Teatro ZinZanni. What can I expect?
From the moment you step through the doors you will be transported into another world where performers break free from the confines of the stage and the action unfolds all around you. No two performances are alike as the wall between artist and audience disappears. A few guests may be invited to participate, many will enjoy table-side interaction with artists, and everyone will share in being a part of a one-of-a-kind celebratory event creating a memorable evening for all. If you want to learn more, contact our box office at 312-488-0900.
When should I arrive and how long is the show?
Wednesday – Sunday Evenings: Cocktail hour at 5:30 pm, show begins at 7:00pm
Sunday Brunch: Doors open at 11:00am, brunch begins at 12:00pm
The beginning of the show is marked by the striking up of the band and world of Teatro ZinZanni starts to emerge all around you. Once the lights dim, the show is approximately two and a half hours. We encourage our guests to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of the show so they can enjoy our lounge and boutique and be seated promptly. The lounge and boutique will be open for pre-show cocktails and shopping. Late seating is accommodated at the discretion of the maître d’.
What is the dress code?
Dress to impress! A night with Teatro Zinzanni is a perfect occasion to have a night on the town with flair. Our ZinZanni Boutique features a variety of accessories from top hats and tiaras to boas, jewelry, and beyond. We do ask our guests not to wear t-shirts, shorts, or flip-flops.
May I bring my children?
The performance is filled with sophisticated humor, sensuality and innuendo. You are welcome to make the best decision for your children, however in general we do not recommend the show for those under 10 years old. Each individual attending will need their own ticket.
May I take pictures?
For the safety of our performers, personal photography is prohibited inside the tent. Professional photographic services are available on the night of the show. There is ample space in the lobby for your photos and selfies. And please tag us on social media! #teatrozinzanni
Your ticket includes an unforgettable Teatro ZinZanni performance as well as a 4-course meal designed by the Goddess, Debbie Sharpe. Additional items like extra appetizers, handmade drinks and cocktails, and a curated selection wines will be available for purchase. You will be charged an $8 gratuity on the night of the show to cover the gratuity on your meal.
Can I get a refund on my tickets?
All ticket sales are final. Refunds will only be issued in the event of a confirmed cancellation due to Covid-19.
Can I exchange my tickets for another date?
Broadway in Chicago subscribers enjoy the exclusive benefit of exchanging tickets to another performance of the same show at no cost. Those subscribers can reach out to Broadway in Chicago at 312.977.1717.
All other ticket buyers may exchange their tickets for a $10 exchange fee per ticket. We kindly ask that requests be made 24 hours prior to your regularly scheduled performance. Exchanges requested on the day of the show (or for missed performances) will incur a $35 per ticket fee to move tickets for that day’s show. All exchanges are subject to availability and any differences in ticket prices between performance days must be paid in addition to the exchange fees.
Can you hold seats for me and I can pay later?
We cannot hold any seats without payment. We are a cashless venue so reservations must be paid in full with a credit card at the point of purchase. All ticket sales are final. No refunds will be issued.
Why don’t I see tickets on sale for (insert date here) yet?
Tickets typically go on sale in blocks of tickets, but tickets are available to groups of 10 or more through 2022. Contact Broadway in Chicago at 312.977.1717 for more information.
Seating is cabaret style at tables of 2 to 10 guests and is assigned the day of the performance by the maître d’. Parties will be seated at one table or adjacent tables depending on section availability. When permitted, multiple parties may be seated together at a single table. We cannot guarantee any specific seats in the venue, but we are happy to take your request in the box office. We will, of course, accommodate anyone with accessibility needs.
May I ask to sit with another party?
Yes. Please contact our Box Office at 312-488-0900 with the name of all reservations and we will seat you together. Requests made upon arrival at Teatro ZinZanni will not be accommodated.
How many people can sit together at a table?
Spiegeltent ZaZou has tables of various sizes; we can accommodate up to 7 guests together in Outer Ring, 4 guests together in Premium Perimeter, 10 guests together in Center Ring, and 4 guests together in the Front Row. If we must break up a larger party, we will seat all guests in that party at adjacent tables. We cannot add additional seats to existing tables. We can accommodate any size group within the capacity of the venue.
The Spiegeltent ZaZou is located on the 14th floor of the Cambria Hotel – Theater District at 32 W. Randolph St, right next door to the James M. Nederlander Theatre. Guests will be ushered up to the Spiegeltent via elevator from the first floor lobby.
We’ve partnered with iParkIt to offer pre-paid parking options for our valued customers at Theatre District Self Park, located at 181 North Dearborn. To pre-purchase parking, select your show date from the list below, or click the MM/DD/YYYY link to search for your show date. If you wish to pay on the night of the show, we are able to validate parking down to $24 (ask the maître d’ for a validation sticker). We do not have valet services.
A multi-course meal. The menu includes an appetizer, soup or salad, entrée and dessert. There are five different entrees to choose from; one of which is vegetarian/vegan. Entree selections are made at the table. Appetizers will be preset on the tables when you enter the tent. Soup or salad, entrée and dessert will all be served by the service staff in choreographed, exciting, “ZinZanni Style.”
How can I alert you of my food allergies or dietary needs?
Please contact our Box Office at 312-488-0900 to let us know of your specific dietary needs. We are able to accommodate all dietary needs, however we currently are unable to accommodate Kosher or Halal meal requests.
Do you have a vegetarian menu?
Yes! Ask your server what vegetarian options are available.
May we bring our own wine?
You are welcome to bring any special bottle of wine with you that is not on our current wine list. There is a limit to two 750 ml bottles per party and a $30 per 750ml bottle corkage fee will apply
What is your policy regarding gratuities?
An $8 per person gratuity plus tax will be added to your bill on the night of the performance to cover the gratuity for your meal. Additional gratuity for your beverage service or food add-ons you choose to purchase are greatly appreciated.
For parties of six or more, beverage purchases will be presented on one check with gratuities included. (Beverage gratuities calculated at 20% of purchases.)
We love groups! Whatever the occasion, we are delighted to help you celebrate the moment with laughter and song, dinner and dreams. Learn more(Link to group/bic page).
Do you do anything special for birthdays or important occasions?
Teatro ZinZanni is the place to celebrate and we encourage birthdays, anniversaries and any other occasion you wish to celebrate. We can help make your evening even more special with a birthday or anniversary gift package from our lobby boutique, or with pre-sale options including wine and champagne. Please contact the Box Office for more details.
Due to Fire Code restrictions we are not allowed to have open flame (birthday candles) on the dessert.
Can I host my event at Teatro ZinZanni?
We would love to talk with you about hosting an event with us. We have hosted wedding receptions, holiday parties, corporate meetings and more! Please reach out to our Box Office at 312-488-0900 for more information.
Please contact the box office at 312.488.0900 or email us at email@example.com. We are a wheelchair-accessible venue and will have regularly scheduled performances with ASL interpretation available. We will announce those dates as soon as they are confirmed.
Does Teatro ZinZanni have ASL, Audio Description, and Open Captioning performances?
We currently have no ASL interpreted performances scheduled. Please contact the Box Office at 312-488-0900 for additional information on possible upcoming performances. Audio Described and Open Captioned performances will be announced as they are scheduled.
Does Teatro ZinZanni have Assisted Listening Devices?
Assisted Listening Devices to assist the hearing impaired at no cost to the guest upon request. Please inform the Box Office when ordering tickets if you anticipate a member of your party needing a listening device.
Can I bring my service animal?
Of course! We’re happy to help make arrangements so that you and your service animal are comfortable throughout the entire show.
What is Teatro ZinZanni’s inclement weather policy?
Teatro ZinZanni performances will be cancelled only if driving conditions are deemed perilous by the Department of Transportation. If a performance is cancelled, Teatro ZinZanni will make every effort to contact all ticket holders by email no later than noon of the scheduled day or the night prior for matinee performances.
What happens if a performance is cancelled?
If Teatro ZinZanni cancels a performance (for any reason), you will be immediately refunded the full purchase price of your tickets. For tickets purchased through third-party vendors, the refund will come through that vendor. We will attempt to contact all patrons via email and/or phone to get their tickets rescheduled for a different performance night. Due to logistical considerations, we are unable to directly exchange tickets from a cancelled performance to a new performance; a refund must be issued first.