The Chicago Theatre

The Chicago Theatre


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175 N. State St., Chicago IL 60601

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The Chicago Theatre is a breath-taking National Landmark in downtown Chicago hosting hundreds of concerts, comedians, special events and tours every year. The 3,553 seat auditorium is seven stories high, and the vertical “C-H-I-C-A-G-O” sign has become an iconic symbol of State Street and Chicago.

The historic Chicago Theatre hosts a daily “Marquee Tour” which takes guests on a history-filled journey from the inception of this majestic venue in 1921 all the way to its present day incarnation as a premiere entertainment venue. The Marquee Tour encompasses historical and architectural highlights of the building, including the grand lobby, sweeping staircase and majestic auditorium. Tour guests have the chance to stand on the famous Chicago Theatre stage, plus view artist signatures on the dressing room walls, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Dolly Parton and many more!

Facility Amenities


Permanent Stage

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 3553

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 180

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 550

Max Capacity, Theater Style 3553

Complete Buy-out Available

Exclusive Decorator(s)

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Off-Site Catering Allowed

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 180

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 550

Largest Room, Theater Capacity 3553

Number of Meeting Rooms 3

Preferred Catering Providers


ADA Compliant

ATM Machine On-site

Live Music


Special Interest Tours Offered

Student Group Friendly

American Express




Miles from McCormick Place 3.5

Miles from Navy Pier 1.5

Miles from Midway Airport 11.0

Miles from O'Hare Airport 17.0

Maximum Group Number 3553

Average Visit/Tour Length 1 hour


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