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Arie Crown Theater


2301 S. Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, Chicago IL 60616

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Located in the acclaimed Lakeside Center in Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center, the Arie Crown Theater has hosted thousands of corporate, civic, and public events featuring many of the most prominent companies and celebrated artists in the world.

This beautifully designed, award-winning theater seats 4,188 guests and features a stunning proscenium arch. The venue also includes:

  • Ten dressing rooms and two chorus dressing rooms
  • Two weather-protected berths on the loading dock adjacent to the stage
  • A spacious backstage Green Room for VIP and performers use
  • Wheelchair accessible, compliant with all ADA requirements

First opened in 1961, the Arie Crown Theater is a proud member of the League of Historic American Theaters.

General Facility Details

Student Group Friendly

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or FeeComplimentary


On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style420

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space60750

Max Venue Capacity4249

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