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Chicago's breath-taking National Landmark Theatre hosts concerts, comedians, theatrical productions and special events every year. The 3,600 seat auditorium is seven stories high, and the vertical "C-H-I-C-A-G-O," sign is one of the few such signs...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-3623
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-462-6301
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Uhhhh... had to wait to be served my drink until a manager was called to validate my “foreign” ID...from Canada? *side eye*

Thank Joy M K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chicago Theatre, originally known as the Balaban and Katz Chicago Theatre, is a landmark theater located on North State Street in the Loop area of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Built in 1921, from 1925 to 1945 the Chicago Theatre was a dominant...More

Thank Andre Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family attended the Carol Burnett show last week and had a wonderful time. The building is beautiful, especially the lobby!

1  Thank Ljkneebone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built in 1921. Been attending venues for years and feel like I walk back in time. This theater is beautiful and elegant. Sinatra and Dean Martin have performed here in the day. Nice seating. Located in the Loop area on North State street. Visitors need...More

2  Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have seen many a comedian here, a couple movies with Q&A's and a few concerts here at the Chicago Theater. It's always a great time. It has a wonderful, cozy feel to it. I think tickets are usually reasonable as well as the concessions....More

Thank MyfanwyKonc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time in the "pit" - first row chairs... was great to be there for Carol Burnett's one woman show. And a nice bonus is being able to turn around and see the splendor of the whole theater.

Thank Lyle B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the tour to see the Chicago theater on a rainy day. This was a perfect choice for us! Not only it's two steps away from the train, but it is also a great attraction. The day we went, they did not have...More

Thank Lisaveta P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great, old theater this is with a comfortable and perfect sized venue. It was easy to access the bar and our seats. Caro Burnette was amazing. My childhood friend and I who watched the show weekly until it went off of the air,...More

Thank SJHMesa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not my first time in this great theatre. It is in a good location on State not far from Wacker and is a beautiful old theatre.You walk in and you can feel the past, a place from another era. It is great for...More

Thank RJK_Chicago
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Such a beautiful building. I wish all theaters were this grand and ornate. It was a treat just to look around the building. The seats even had plenty of leg room, you don't get that at newer venues! Staff was friendly and all was well...More

Thank JoyS2011
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Downtown / The Loop
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good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Larissa S
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Response from Hirlsa H | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Marque tour??? I do not know which tour you mean. We did the theater tour. Not for little kids though.
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Response from MrsBaum | Reviewed this property |
Google Hamilton and I'm sure it will come up.
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