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Wait Wait... for The House!



Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! host, and House Board Member, Peter Sagal.

On April 12th, 2018, Board Member Peter Sagal, host of the popular weekly news quiz on NPR, will welcome The House’s supporters to a taping of Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! After the taping, our guests will join Peter and the cast of the show for a reception at Rosebud Prime.

The House Theatre of Chicago is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization! Support our mission to "unite Chicago in the spirit of community through amazing feats of storytelling."


Single Tickets - $225



5:30 PM
(Sponsors and their guests invited)
Pre-show toast and hor d'oeuvres
Rosebud Prime, 1 S. Dearborn Street.

7:00 PM
Doors open for taping of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Please note that unclaimed tickets will be released at 7:20.
Chase Bank Auditorium, 10 S. Dearborn Street.

9:30 PM
Post-show reception with Peter Sagal and the cast of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Rosebud Prime, 1 S. Dearborn Street.


Suggested Attire:
Festive! It's a party!

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

PARKING: There is no official parking.
The Millennium Park Garage ($29), the Self Park on Madison ($40) are nearby parking lots.
Or, take advantage of valet parking at Rosebud Prime ($20 for the full evening). 

GETTING TO THE RECEPTION: Rosebud Prime is immediately across the street from the Chase Tower, less than a 5 minute walk. Your car can stay where it is! 

Getting your tickets:
Tickets will be emailed to you the week of the event.

Additional guests:
Please complete this form so we know who is coming.

If you have people you would like to sit with who bought tickets separately,
please let us know via email so we can seat you together.


Hear your name on NPR! 

Enter our prize drawing as many times as you can. You could hear your name (or the name of family member/friend) on the "Bluff the Listener" game on an upcoming episode of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, National Public Radio's popular news quiz. 

Receive 1 entry per $100 donated!

The House Theatre of Chicago is a 501(c)3 nonprofit!
Your gift makes "amazing feats of storytelling" possible. 

We extend our thanks to these great sponsors!


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