This business has been operating constantly since 1886 serving professional theatre as well as amateur productions in the midwest and nationwide. Chicago is one of the foremost theatre cities in the world. Revenues for the business have been consistently over one millions dollars. Revenues have been affected by Covid but are steadily recovering month by month. A good part of the business is educational performances nationwide and those will eventually return.
The inventory consists of 215,000 hangers with costumes along with over 1,700 boxes of inventory such as hats, wigs and accesories. The owner estimates there are 700,000 to 800,000 pieces in total, all housed in 28,000 square feet of space. For some popular productions such as Shrek, the business can accomodate 6 to 8 productions simultaneously. Among other assets included in the sale are over 2,000 full to partial bolts of fabric plus 21 industrial sewing machines.
A signed non-disclosure is required as well as proof of financial capability. It is recommended that any buyer have theatre industry experience.