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A showcase for countless permanent and transient Chicago theater companies, this three-theater complex, with each space differently configured but containing exactly 148 seats, has hosted more than 225 theater companies since opening its doors in 1977 as Threatre Building Chicago. Stage773 has been host to the Chicago Writers' Bloc New Plays Festival, Famous Door Theatre, the Chicago SketchFest, Congo Square Theatre Company, Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago and others. Stage773 also develops original works through the Musical Theatre Writers' Workshop and presentation program, premiering some 95 musicals in Chicago. Excellently maintained, the three theaters are comfortably air-conditioned, with excellent sight lines and adequate acoustics.