What You'll Get
This guided one-hour tour offers the chance to actually stand on the world-famous stage of the magnificent Chicago Theatre, as well as exploring its historical and architectural highlights, including the grand lobby areas, the majestic auditorium and the backstage space where past performers have left their autographs on the walls. Built in 1921 as a silent-film palace, the venue’s hosted concerts, touring Broadway plays, legendary comedians and magicians and more, right up to today. Known for its iconic marquee and gorgeous baroque decor, it’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is an official Chicago Landmark. Tours also include admission to the photo exhibit Chicago: Three Centuries of Theatres.
Event Description: The tour encompasses historical and architectural highlights of the building, including the grand lobby areas, majestic auditorium and backstage space (when possible) where performers through the years, including Julie Andrews, David Copperfield, Sammy Davis, Jr., John Denver, Joel Grey, the cast of Family Guy, Dustin Hoffman, Tom Jones, Diana Krall, Annie Lennox, Dean Martin, Liza Minnelli, Bob Newhart, Olivia Newton-John, Conan O’Brien, Frank Sinatra, Neil Young, Widespread Panic and Charlie Sheen have left their autographs on the walls of dressing rooms and corridors. Our guides will share with you the stories of the visionaries who opened The Chicago Theatre, whose influence on popular entertainment in Chicago is still recognized today. Tours also include the photo exhibit in The Chicago Theatre’s lower lobby, Chicago: Three Centuries of Theatres.
Tour schedule and content is subject to change due to event scheduling.
The Fine Print
Offer does not include ticketing fees. Information on how you’ll receive or pick up your tickets along with any date-specific advisories or restrictions will be provided to you in checkout.