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Address: 50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1290
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Auditorium Theatre Historic Tour
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Not a bad seat in this elegant old house

This is a huge hall with no obstructed view seats. The hall is warm enough to take your coat off, but not too hot to enjoy. The bathrooms were clean and everything was nicely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 February 2017
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This theater would be a very exciting place to see your performance however the tour was just like dozens of other tours I've taken already not my recommendation

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Thank Jerry D
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a huge hall with no obstructed view seats. The hall is warm enough to take your coat off, but not too hot to enjoy. The bathrooms were clean and everything was nicely designed to take in a large number of people and seat them quickly. The old fashioned school style wood stage floor is perfect for dance troupes.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Too Hot To Handel is this weekend. RUN AND GET A TICKET!!!! It is amazing. I haven't missed it in 6 years. You'll add it to your must-see-again list!

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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed yourself! Thanks for joining us. We hope to see you back at the Auditorium soon! More 

Wausau, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We saw the Joffrey's Nutcracker on the last night. If there had been another show we likely would have seen it again. This is a beautiful theatre. Our seats were on the far right orchestra, 3rd row back, and although a few things on the side were hard to see it was mostly a great view. The floor is uneven,... More 

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Thank dma1969
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed the reimagined Nutcracker! We are always looking for donors to help with the upkeep and preservation of our theatre so thank you for voicing those concerns. We hope to see you back at the Auditorium Theatre soon! More 

Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We saw an AMAZING new production of the Nutcracker last night. (Had seen the traditional one here last year in balcony--avoid those seats if you can afford it. We sat in row V, 205/206 towards the right, which was enough perspective to see the whole show.) Wine selections were really miserable--much better prosecco, sauvignon blanc, and cabernet for $3/bottle at... More 

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Thank jaz79h
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding the performance and beverages. We are glad you enjoyed the performance. Please know we will revisit our current offering to ensure we are meeting the desires of our patrons. Please feel free to email our House Manager at nvillagomez@auditoriumtheatre.org, if you have any suggestions of items you'd like to see offered. Thanks again, More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Nutcracker was wonderful however the seats were awful with obstructed views. Be very careful not to get seats in the far right or far left balcony. The seats are side-facing and we could only see a sliver of the stage. We were able to move at intermission to an upper balcony; however, we missed half the show. We did... More 

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Thank Shari M
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this review

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

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Came to the theatre to see Joffrey Ballet dance The Nutcracker. What a great venue to see live performances. Highly recommend this as a site to see performances in Chicago.

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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us for The Nutcracker! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your experience. We hope you visit us again soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of seeing the Nutcracker for the first time at the Auditorium Theater. It was a great performance at a wonderful, historic theater!

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Thank Prego51
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this review

We hope to see you back at the Auditorium soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Auditorium Theatre is my favorite theater by far. There isn't a bad seat in the house and they have plenty of refreshment options available during the whole show. This is a beautiful theater by itself, and paired with Joffrey Ballet performing on its stage...that is the perfect evening.

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AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you, we hope to welcome you back soon! More 

McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

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 across a room and the floor isn't level. Otherwise, great views, great acoustics.

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