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Wait Wait... for The House!


Host of the show, and House Board Member, Peter Sagal and The House’s Artistic Director, Nathan Allen. Photo Credit: Tyler Core.

On SEPTEMBER 26TH, House Board Member Peter Sagal, host of the popular weekly news quiz on National public Radio, welcomes The House’s supporters to a live taping of Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! 

Before the show, we'll all gather for cocktails and bites at one of Michelin Guide’s Top Ten French Restaurants in Chicago, Cochon Volant. You'll have the chance to donate and be entered to win:

  • Peter's voice as your voicemail message (just like contestants on the show!)

  • Your name as part of "Bluff the Listener" on an episode of Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

  • 2015 Carte Blanche Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Chef’s Table dinner with Artistic Director, Nathan Allen at Frontier Restaurant

  • and more!

Can’t attend but want a chance to win? Good news! Every $100 you donate gives you an entry for these prizes!

After the show, return to Cochon Volant to join Peter and House artists for a nightcap.


5:00 PM
Pre-show toast and hors d'oeuvres
Cochon Volant, 100 W Monroe St

7:00 PM
Doors open for taping of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Chase Bank Auditorium, 10 S Dearborn St

9:30 PM
Post-show nightcap with Peter Sagal and House artists back at Cochon Volant


Suggested Attire:
Business Casual

Getting there
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: The Blue Line Monroe stop is just outside Chase Tower.

PARKING: Purchase pre-paid discounted parking from iParkit.
Both lots just a five-minute walk from Chase Tower.
$17 — Theatre District Self Park — 181 N Dearborn St
$17 — Adams & Wabash Self Park — 17 E Adams St

Getting your tickets:
You will pick up your tickets at Cochon Volant between 5:00pm and 6:50 pm; after 7:00pm, you will pick them up at the Chase Bank Auditorium on the basement level.
Please note: at 7:20 pm, all unclaimed tickets will be released to the general public.



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