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Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Theaters, Concerts & Shows, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web
Auditorium Theatre is a music and performance venue located inside the Auditorium Building at 50 Congress Parkway in Chicago, Illinois. Inspired by the Richardsonian Romanesque Style of architect Henry Hobson Richardson, the building was designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan and completed in 1889. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed in the theatre until 1904 as well as the Chicago Grand Opera Company and its successors the Chicago Opera Association and Chicago Civic Opera until its relocation to the Civic Opera House in 1929. The theatre currently hosts performances by the Joffrey Ballet, in addition to a variety of concerts, musicals, and performers.
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  • We saw a modern dance presentation here and it was wonderful. This is a very old style theater so be prepared for older seating, bathrooms, etc. Also, it might be a little disorienting when walking ac...  read more »
  • Unless you attend an event here, you will have to take a guided tour to experience this amazing place...and it will be thrilling! The guides love this building and don't hesitate to show you every stu...  read more »
  • This theater is beautiful, yet shows it's age. A must visit to see the Joffrey Ballet perform if you are in town. I've seen several performances here and this theater offers a very good experience. Be...  read more »
  • Beautiful theater, nicely restored with a lot of interesting history scattered about the atrium. Saw the Joffrey Ballet here which was fantastic. Staff were courteous and efficient.
  • Come here on Sunday at 10am. Willow Chicago meets here, you'll love the service :D
  • Awesome beautiful building with a very nice ballet. It was really a special night and I can fully recommend it.
  • A group of my friends visited this venue for The Symphony of the Goddesses performance and we had an excellent time. The venue was setup perfectly to house the type of crowd appropriate to the event itself to make everything fit perfectly.
  • Eye witnessed a remarkable performance of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. Phenomenal performance. Great! Experience...
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