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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.

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Directions

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

From New York City: Approx. 4 Hours
Take I-80 West to I-380 West, then follow I-81 North to Exit 8. Take Rt. 79 West into Ithaca. At the "T" turn right on Aurora Street and an immediate left on Seneca Street. Make a left onto Cayuga Street and then the next right on W. State Street. The theater is three and a half blocks ahead, on your left - 417 W. State / W. MLK, Jr. Street.

From Philadelphia: Approx. 4 Hours
Take I-76 West to I-476 North to Scranton. Follow I-81 North to Exit 8. Take Rt. 79 West into Ithaca. At the "T" turn right on Aurora Street and an immediate left on Seneca Street. Make a left onto Cayuga Street and then the next right on W. State Street. The theater is three and a half blocks ahead, on your left - 417 W. State / W. MLK, Jr. Street.

From Elmira, NY: Approx. 1 Hour
Take Rt. 86 West. Take exit 54 for Route 13 North. In Ithaca, turn right on W. State Street. The theater is on your right in half a mile - 417 W. State / W. MLK, Jr. Street.

From Auburn: Approx. 45 min.
Take Rt 34S all the way to Ithaca. In South Lansing, Rt 34 makes a right turn and merges briefly with 34B. To continue on 34 you will take a left at Rogue's Harbor Restaurant. In Ithaca, take the ramp onto Rt. 13 S. Take a left on W. State / MLK, Jr. Street. The theater is on your right in half a mile - 417 W. State / MLK, Jr. Street.

From Syracuse: Approx. 1 Hour, 15 minutes
Take I-81 South to exit 11 for NY-13 toward Cortland/Ithaca. Turn right at Clinton Ave/NY-13 (signs for Ithaca). In Ithaca, turn left on W. State Street. The theater is half a mile ahead, on your right - 417 W. State / W. MLK, Jr. Street.

From Buffalo: Approx. 3 Hours
Take NYS Thruway (I-90) to Exit 41, then take Route 318 East to Route 89 South. In Ithaca, turn left on Buffalo Street then the first right onto N. Fulton Street. Turn left onto W. State Street. The theater is half a mile ahead, on your right - 417 W. State / W. MLK, Jr. Street.

From Albany: Approx. 3 Hours
Take I-88 West to Binghamton. Follow I-81 North to Exit 8. Turn right onto Rt 206 W. At Whitney Point, turn right on Rt. 79 West. In Ithaca, make a right at the "T" onto Aurora Street and an immediate left on Seneca Street. Turn left onto Cayuga Street and then the next right on W. State Street. The theater is three and a half blocks ahead, on your left - 417 W. State / W. MLK, Jr. Street.

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Parking

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.

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Dining

Fine Line Bistro
The Rook

You're already out - why not make a night of it? Bring your ticket stub to these West End Businesses and take advantage of these great offers on the day of the show!

A free order of French fries from
The Rook
404 West State Street
Ithaca NY 14850
(607) 319-0180

Free Thai iced tea or Thai iced coffee with entree
OR $3.00 off an appetizer from
Taste of Thai Express
209 S Meadow St
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-8424

$10 off a bottle of wine OR a free dessert at
Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar
635 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-4136

Half off any drink at
Felicia's Atomic Lounge
508 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 273-2219

10% off your order from
Saigon Kitchen
526 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 257-8881

Enjoy a free appetizer at
The State Diner
428 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-6189

 

Overnight Stays

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

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Hilton Garden Inn

Accessibility

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
Although animals are not permitted in the theater, an exception is made for guide dogs and service animals. Please inform the Box Office if any accommodations are required.

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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 customerservice@kitchentheatre.org.

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.

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