Plan your visit

 Kitchen Theatre Company is an intimate 99-seat theater, right in the heart of Ithaca’s West End. Once you've purchased your tickets, scroll down to find all the necessary information to make your trip to the Kitchen easy and enjoyable.

Performance Times and Lobby Hours

Wednesday & Thursday evening performances – 7:30 PM
Friday & Saturday performances – 8:00 PM
Sunday matinee performances – 4:00 PM
Thursday matinee performances – 2:00 PM

KTC’s lobby is open one hour prior to each performance and weekends from 12:00 - 4:00 PM.


Kitchen Theatre Company is located at 417 W. State / W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street in Ithaca, NY.



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.


The Rook

The Rook

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!

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

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

And just a little further away are these wonderful spots:

Northstar House - creative & cozy American bistro
202 E. Falls Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Pasta Vitto - pasta, pizzettes, and salads
215 E. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 882-9672

Shortstop Deli - sandwiches to go
200 W Seneca Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 273-1030

Agava Restaurant - farm-to-table, Southwest-inspired
381 Pine Tree Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 319-4366

Ithaca Bakery - soups, sandwiches, drinks
400 N. Meadow Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 273-7110

Ithaca Coffee Company - gourmet market, café, and tavern
311 E Green Street
Ithaca, New York
(607) 257 - 2626

Monks On The Commons - soulful food, sinful cocktails
120 S. Aurora Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Stay the Night

Hilton Garden Inn in Ithaca, NY

Hilton Garden Inn in Ithaca, NY

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


Assistive Hearing 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.

House Policies

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) 272-0403 or email

Late Seating
Kitchen Theatre Company has a no late seating policy. 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) 272-0403.

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) 272-0403.