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Auditorium Theatre

50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1290
+1 312-341-2300
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50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1290
Downtown / The Loop
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"joffrey ballet"
in 15 reviews
"great acoustics"
in 4 reviews
"architectural masterpiece"
in 3 reviews
"upper balcony"
in 3 reviews
"dress circle"
in 4 reviews
"main floor"
in 6 reviews
"dance company"
in 2 reviews
"louis sullivan"
in 2 reviews
"during intermission"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 3 reviews
"performance"
in 26 reviews
"stage"
in 19 reviews
"concert"
in 12 reviews
"tripping"
in 3 reviews
"ornate"
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"handel"
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"usher"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The decor is amazing. Sullivan at his BEST! Built at a time when people were willing to spend money to have something created that could take your breath away. Too many people just rush to their seats. The miss the lobby. But I must say,...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I've seen many a performance at the Auditorium Theatre and am always disappointed with the condition of the place. The amount of peeling paint and the general feeling of unkemptness is cringeworthy. Just a thought, isn't peeling paint a code violation? Lack of female toilets...More

Thank Mari M
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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Dear Mari M, We are sorry to learn of your discontent. We would like to gather more information on your visit. If you could discuss this further with our House Manager, please contact him at nvillagomez@auditoriumtheatre.org. Thanks,

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The show was amazing! I love Tchaikowski‘s music. The scene was set in Chicago during the world exhibition, which I consider as an amazing idea. The story was still the original, of course, you cannot change Marie dreaming her dream ;-) The Joffrey Ballet did...More

Thank Manuela S
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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Hi Manuela S, Thank you for taking time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed the performance. Please know we will be reviewing the temperature logs to look for any irregularities. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best,

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Saw the nutcracker recently and I loved the theatre--full of character, and I don't think there was a bad seat in the house--if only those seats were comfortable. I actually had a backache the next day. But, great acoustics, available elevators with an operator, and...More

Thank flizzer
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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hi flizzer, Thanks for visiting and for taking time to review us. I am sorry to learn your seat wasn't up to par. If you could discuss this further with our House Manager, please contact him at nvillagomez@auditoriumtheatre.org. We'd love to learn which of the...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time watching the Nutcracker with my mom. The Auditorium Theater is beautiful and well taken care of. My only fault with this venue is not enough seating for older people. My mom is 85 years old and needed to sit down. There...More

Thank gschoof2015
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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Dear gschoof2015, We are glad to learn you enjoyed the performance you and your family attended. I am sorry to learn of the handling of the situation with the seating in the lobby. We would like to gather more information the on the usher you...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

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 for it.

1  Thank Todd C
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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi Toddclement, Thank you for taking time to review us and for your continued support. We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon. Best,

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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 - the seat itself protrudes up with old...More

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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear lulu48, We are sorry to learn of the discontent with your seats. We would like to gather more information on the location of your seats. If you could discuss this further with our House Manager, please contact him at nvillagomez@auditoriumtheatre.org. Thanks,

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

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 information conveyed provides solid context, and expands on the...More

Thank Pacificisles
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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear Pacificisles, Thank you for taking the time to review us and for visiting the Auditorium Theatre. We are glad you enjoyed the information provided during the tour. We will evaluate the length of tours and overall presentation the guides provide. We value your feedback...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is an old and outstanding theatre. The sound and light show were awesome. I'd highly recommend this theatre.

Thank Lindastravels76
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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi Lindastravels76, Thank you for taking time to review your visit to the Auditorium Theatre. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you at the Auditorium Theatre again soon! Best,

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you are interested in architecture, theater, the history of Chicago--this has it all. Nate, a most lively, knowledgeable guide, skillfully wove the extraordinary role of this architectural masterpiece in the re-creation of Chicago after the Great Fire and with the sometimes tragic lives of...More

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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Dear Awwmail, Thank you for taking time to review your visit to the Auditorium Theatre. We are delighted to learn you enjoyed the tour and our history! We look forward to seeing you back at the Auditorium Theatre again soon! Kind Regards,

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2 December 2017|
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Response from AuditoriumTheatre | Property representative |
We have several great options listed on our official website.
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Response from CultureVulture60657 | Reviewed this property |
It's a couple blocks east of State Street. Macy's, Target, the shops in Block 37 at 108 N. State St. and other chain stores. There are restaurants along Michigan Ave, such as 7 Lions (not great in my opinion but close... More
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Response from kiltmaker2 | Reviewed this property |
I'mm not really sure about those rows and seat number since it was during me graduation when I was there, where all the graduates are seated according to their Department on the front row
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