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The Chicago Theatre
  • The landmark Chicago Theatre is likely the city’s most iconic venue, and its famous C-H-I-C-A-G-O marquee lights up State Street every evening. Located in Chicago’s Loop, The Chicago Theatre hosts everything from concerts and comedians to film premiers and special events. Its convenient downtown location is close to hotels, restaurants and parking. Auditorium and lobbies are available to rent for special events, and the venue also has a private 250-seat downstairs theatre. The Chicago Theatre can easily accommodate, fashion and television shows, up-fronts, benefits, concerts, plays, award ceremonies, corporate meetings, dinners on stage, receptions, graduations and weddings. Additionally, the venue offers the “Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour” weekly, 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.
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • ATM Machine On-site:
    • Bar/Lounge:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Live Music:
    • Self-Parking Available: Off-site
    • Special Interest Tours Offered:
    • Student Group Friendly:
    Location Information
    • Miles from McCormick Place: 3.5
    • Miles from Midway Airport: 11
    • Miles from Navy Pier: 1.5
    • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 17
    Payment Method(s) Accepted
    • American Express:
    • Discover:
    • MasterCard:
    • Visa:
    Group Amenities
    • Average Visit/Tour Length: 1 hour
    • Maximum Group Number: 3553
  • Facility Meeting Space Details
    • Preferred Catering Providers:
    • Complete Buy-out Available:
    • Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s):
    • Exclusive Decorator(s):
    • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 180
    • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 550
    • Max Capacity, Theater Style: 3553
    • Max Venue Capacity: 3553
    • Number of Meeting Rooms: 3
    • Off-Site Catering Allowed:
    • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment:
    • Permanent Stage:
    • Private Meeting Space Available:
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 180
    • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 550
    • Largest Room, Theater Capacity: 3553
    Facility Info
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3936
    • Reception Capacity: 700
    • Number of Rooms: 3
    Meeting Rooms
    Lake Street Lobby
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1600
    Mezzanine Lobby
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1000
    Downstairs Theatre
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 390
    Grand Lobby/Mezzanine
    • Classroom Capacity: 100
    • Banquet Capacity: 300
    • Reception Capacity: 450
    Auditorium
    • Classroom Capacity: 3600