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KTC’s lobby is open one hour prior to each performance.

Wednesday & Thursday evening performances – 7:30 PM

Friday & Saturday performances – 8:00 PM

Matinee performances – 2:00 PM


Our Theatre is located at:

417 W State St,

Ithaca, NY 14850

On-street parking is free on weekends and after 6:00 PM on weekdays.

There is also parking available after 7:00 PM on weekdays at the following buildings:

  • Napa Auto Parts (directly across the street from the theater)

  • Wyllie Dry Cleaning (425 W. Seneca St.)

  • Diane’s Downtown Auto (on the corner of MLK and Corn)

  • Human Services Building (320 W. State St.)

There are two handicapped parking spaces in front of the theater marked with the blue parking meter covers.

If you are attending the Thursday matinee, non-metered parking is available on the side streets near the theater. Or, if you park at a meter during this time, leave some change at the Box Office and we’ll keep your meter fed.

Directions & Parking


These policies are intended to create a positive experience for you and all of our patrons. If you have a question about one of our policies please don't hesitate to call our office at (607) 272-0570 or email

House Policies

Late Seating

Late seating and re-seating is at the discretion of KTC’s House Manager.

We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before the performance begins. In the event of inclement weather, we may hold the performance for late arrivals, but please do your best to allow enough time for safe travel.

Running Time

Once a play has opened you may find out the running time by visiting the Production section of our website and clicking on the show you are coming to see or by calling the office at (607) 272-0570.

Show Advisories

Kitchen Theatre Company offers an advisory about any stage effect of potential concern to patrons’ health. We will post this information as soon as it is available. We don’t offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any concerns about content, please contact the office at (607) 272-0570.



Listening Devices

Kitchen Theatre Company’s stage is equipped with an assisted listening system for the hearing impaired. Hearing devices are available at the Box Office on a first-come, first-served basis the night of the performance. Sorry, no reservations accepted in advance.

Wheelchair Accessibility

The Kitchen is wheelchair accessible. Please notify the Box Office if you require wheelchair seating when booking (48-hour advance notice greatly appreciated). 

Service Animals

Guide dogs and other service animals are welcome in the theatre. Please inform the Box Office if any accommodations are required.


You're already out - why not make a night of it? Before or after the show head to one of our West End Neighbors for a meal or a drink!

Franco’s Pizzeria - delicious pizza
508 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 319-5132

Gimme Coffee - specialty coffee roaster/retailer
506 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-8564

Liquid State Brewing Company - craft brewery and beer hall
620 West Green Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar - southern dishes, shucked shellfish & live music
635 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-4136

The Rook - delicious food, smart drinks
404 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 319-0180

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Photo of the Rook

Saigon Kitchen - pho & other Vietnamese favorites
526 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 257-8881

The State Diner - classic American, Italian & Greek dishes, plus all-day breakfast
428 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-6189

Taste of Thai Express - authentic Thai food
209 South Meadow St
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-8424

The Westy - craft beer, cocktails & pool
516 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Dining & Hotels


Hilton Garden Inn
Elegant, comfortable, and just a few blocks from the theater.
130 E. Seneca Street, Ithaca, New York, 14850
(607) 277-8900

Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons
Rising skyward with a chic urban design, Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons sits in the city center within walking distance of the theatre and other popular area attractions

120 S. Aurora Street, Ithaca, New York, 14850
(607) 272-2222

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