About Chicago Theatre
Looking for things to do in Chicago? Get a behind-the-scenes look at this majestic venue and learn all about its legendary performers. You’ll be taken on a tour of the historic theater to see areas not usually open to the public. Walk onto the iconic Chicago stage, see the celebrity-autographed backstage walls, and marvel at the beautiful French Baroque Interiors.
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Along the way, your guide will give you all the history, trivia, and fun facts. Past performers include Dolly Parton, Dean Martin, and Frank Sinatra, so expect to hear loads of exclusive stories and gossip.
Go 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. The Marquee Tour encompasses historical and architectural highlights of the building, including the grand lobby, sweeping staircase, and majestic auditorium. Tour guests have the chance to stand on the famous Chicago Theatre stage, plus view artist signatures on the dressing room walls, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Dolly Parton and so many more!
- The Chicago Theatre’s grand lobby is five stories high and surrounded by gallery promenades at the mezzanine and balcony levels.
- The design is influenced by the Royal Chapel at Versailles.
- The theatre is also known for its grand Wurlitzer pipe organ which is one of the oldest in existence.
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