The Grand Stage logo is shown on a sign above a building at twilight.

Our Mission

75 years ago, my grandfather started Grand Stage. Since then our family has striven to provide the tools and services required to realize brilliant designs and create immersive worlds. From the halls of academia to the intimacy of live theatre and the permanence of architectural design, we aim to provide the knowledge, products, technology, and man-power needed to supply, produce, and install your dreams. With the addition of Chicago Spotlight in 2015 we have increased our product lines, added to our skill sets, and reorganized our customer service from the top down. If you have any questions, concerns, or compliments please don't hesitate to reach out to either Matt Winstead or myself.


Greg Becker

President, Grand Stage Company

About Us

Grand Stage Company was founded in 1947 to provide quality lighting equipment to the theatrical community of the Midwest. In the past 75 years, we have expanded our product range to include lighting consumables, scenic materials, special FX, theatrical rigging and drapery.  Since its beginning, Grand Stage has been a family-owned and operated business continuing into its fourth generation. With the addition of Art Drapery Studios in 1994 and Chicago Spotlight in 2015, we have continued developing our product offerings and services, and are even better suited to meet the needs of our customers. If there is anything you need for your show, let us know.

Contact Us

Main Number: (312) 332-5611 

Toll Free: (800) 621-2181 

Fax: (312) 258-0056 

After-Hours Pager: (312) 455-0355


Downtown Quick Service Store

1319 W Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60642

Monday - Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm 

Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm (Labor Day through Memorial Day, CLOSED DURING SUMMER ON SATURDAYS)

One stop shopping for all of your gel, paint, tape, makeup, scenic materials, gobos and fog fluid needs.

Main Office 

3418 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60641

Monday - Friday 9:00am to 5:00 pm

Saturday by Appointment Only

Our main location with expanded offices, sales stock, rental and service departments, sewing and fabrication, and warehouse. 

Please park in the lot south of our building, near Roscoe Street.

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