Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, Chicago

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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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  • The theater is stunning. It is kept up so well. It's beautiful. We have seen a couple concerts, listened to an author talk, and watched a family member graduate. Every time, the theater was perfect fo...  more »
  • I would not come back until they get new seats. These are some of the worst seats I've sat in during a performance. Could not enjoy the performance I was seeing because the seats poked and prodded - t...  more »
  • We did enjoy seeing the theatre "up close", as it is a dazzler - even today. It's fairly well-maintained, and in the tour you check out the orchestra/stage area, as well as the awesome balcony. The in...  more »
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  • Really beautiful auditorium! However the staff was very rude! I attended a concert earlier this week and was sadly surprised of how the staff was treating their guests. Very poor service. Instead of calmly explaining or warning people their staff was yelling, almost pushing guests around in order to move. They even spilled someones drink while passing by. That is very disapointing. Hire and train new staff with better customer service skills!
  • Wonderful place. I've been to eight or more events here over the years/decades. Such a great beautiful place. I hope to get back this summer.
  • I attended the Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker at the Auditorium Theatre in December, and though we had a mishap with someone sitting and refusing to leave our box seats, London (Usher), Carl (Manager) and NoĆ© (Front of House Manager) were EXCEPTIONAL in rectifying our situation, accommodating us with the best seats available, and overall providing an amazing experience. Some of the best customer service I have ever experienced!
  • absolutely gorgeous theatre! traveled over 5 hours to see a show here and it was more than worth the traveling!
  • One of the most beautiful theatre's in the world! Amazing!

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