Dinner theater package

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The Elgin Theatre Company is offering two dinner theater packages for Valentine's Day 2019. For lovers of theater and for your special someone, start your Valentine's Day celebration with a wonderful dinner at the Grumpy Goat Tavern in Elgin and then enjoy the poignant comedy Over the River and Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro at the Elgin Art Showcase.

Two Valentine's Day dinner options are being offered at the Grumpy Goat Tavern. They are:


Option 1 (promo code ETC VALENTINE40):

  • Appetizer to share: Choice of Tinga Tacos, Chips and Salsa, or a Tavern Salad for each person

  • Entrée: Reuben Sandwich, Creole Cobb Salad, Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich, Tuna Melt, or Creole Florentine Pasta (veggie)

  • Dessert: Choice of one of three desserts (one for each person)

  • Beverage: Choice of soda, iced tea, or coffee

Option 2 (promo code ETC VALENTINE60):

  • Appetizer to share: BBQ Shrimp and Grits, Baked Goat Cheese, or a Tavern Salad for each person

  • Entrée: Jambalaya Pasta, Stuffed Pork Steak, Louisiana Fried Chicken, Salmon Orleans, or Creole Florentine Pasta (veggie)

  • Dessert: Cast Iron Chocolate Cake or Bread Pudding (one to share)

  • Beverage: Choice of soda, iced tea, or coffee



For complete information about Over the River and Through the Woods click HERE or click on 'next production' on the menu bar at the top of this screen.


Prices for the dinner theater package are as listed in the following table.


Dinner theater prices

Option no./promo code Dinner price for two (2) people Theater price for two (2) people Total price for two (2) people
Option 1/promo code ETC VALENTINE40 $40.00 $30.00 $70.00
Option 2/promo code ETC VALENTINE60 $60.00 $30.00 $90.00

Dinner prices listed in the table above do not include tax; gratuity and alcoholic beverages are also extra.

Note: Discounted theater tickets for this package cannot be refunded or exchanged once they have been purchased.


To make reservations for this event:


  1. For dinner reservations go to the Grumpy Goat Tavern website: http://grumpygoattavern.com/

  2. On their website make a reservation for dinner using the OpenTable screen at the lower right of the main screen. This special package is available ONLY on February 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17, 2019. The dinner time you request will be either:

    • 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. for Friday or Saturday performances or
    • 11:30 a.m. or noon for Sunday performances.

    In the 'Add a special request' field enter the promo code from above for either option 1 or option 2. You have now completed your dinner reservation.


  3. To reserve your discounted theater tickets call the Elgin Theatre Company at (847) 741-0532 and leave your name and phone number. An agent will return your call to complete your reservation.

For your ease in finding them the addresses of the restaurant and theater are located below.


The Grumpy Goat Tavern is located at 875 Sports Way, Elgin, IL 60123, just east of the Elgin Community College campus. Telephone: (847) 931-5950.

The Elgin Theatre Company performs at the Elgin Art Showcase located at 164 Division Street, eighth floor, Elgin, IL 60120, in downtown Elgin. Telephone: (847) 741-0532.



Buon Appetito!!



The production of Over the River and Through the Woods is funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.