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Oriental Theatre

24 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-3501
+1 312-977-1701
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Beautiful Venue

This is one of the amazing venues in Chicago, great for seeing a show. Staff is great and not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chicago, Illinois
Old Rude Staff

The Theater is majestic, but the staff is a bunch a senior citizens who are very rude. They rush... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Tony M
Chicago, Illinois
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24 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-3501
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-977-1701
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the amazing venues in Chicago, great for seeing a show. Staff is great and not really a bad seat in the house.

Thank jackneilsen
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Theater is majestic, but the staff is a bunch a senior citizens who are very rude. They rush you out after the show and yell at you if you have to use the washroom.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Perfect size venue for seeing a live production. Staff was very friendly. There really isn't a bad seat in the house

Thank Lisa I
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We saw "Circus 1903," which is essentially a collection of circus acts, indoors. Each of the performers was amazing. I had never actually been to a circus before, so seeing these performers up close was a revelation. The ringmaster brought some small children on stage...More

Thank TJ43528
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The Oriental is a beautiful, majestic theatre. Only thing is the performance Circus 1903 was not that great. Might be good for kids but not really worth the money and time.

Thank hellogoodbye_7
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Beautiful theatre, FABULOUS show. SOOOO entertaining for the whole family. The performances were mesmerizing. The ringmaster is an absolute blast, especially when he selects children from the audience to participate for lots of fun on stage.

Thank imda1girl
Reviewed 21 March 2017

What a great place to catch a show. Very retro. Beautifully redone. Do a pretty solid job with beverage service before show and intermission. You can bring the drinks/food you by in. Bathrooms for women have long lines... be strategic about it.

Thank Dogger70
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife and I attended the Illusionist show Feb,24th, 2017. The theater itself is great, Staff is helpful and friendly. The decor and architecture is phenomenal, However, I do have a few issues, First, There just isn't enough restroom facilities to accommodate the amount of...More

1  Thank Dan D
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went to the Oriental to see The Illusionists. The theater is nicely restored, elegant and full of detail. The seats were surprisingly comfortable and not as narrow as other seats in theaters from that era. The staff was friendly and helpful. I showed them my...More

Thank Todd Y
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great location to our hotel. It was clean and easy to get to our seats. Enjoyed the show and got to see Fletcher for a photo.

Thank Heather J
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Olivia R
Does the oriental theatre have bag check?
13 May 2017|
Response from BwayInChi | Property representative |
Yes, coat and bag check is available in the main lobby for $1 cash per item.
Jen S
A local tour group is offering tickets/transportation to Chicago for American in Paris. Choice of seating in the Loge or first (lower) balcony. Are the Loge seats worth the extra price?
9 March 2017|
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Response from BwayInChi | Property representative |
The loge is the first 4 rows of the balcony. There is a railing that can sometimes block the view of the stage so it may be better to choose lower balcony seats to be safe.
Is there a t loop for hearing at oriental
9 December 2016|
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Response from Bonnie T | Reviewed this property |
Definitely call the theatre.