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Auditorium Theatre

50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1290
+1 312-341-2310
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50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1290
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 6 days ago 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
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

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.

Thank Todd C
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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,

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

Thank lulus48
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,

Reviewed 21 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
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

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
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,

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

1  Thank awwmail
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,

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We attended an electronic music concert at the Auditorium Theatre. Our original seats were in the balcony, but because of the laser show, they moved us to the main floor. We sat under the ornate ceiling of frescos trimmed in gold. I doubt there's a...More

Thank VernazzaLover
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Dear VernazzaLover, Thank you for taking time to review your visit to the Auditorium Theatre. I hope you enjoyed JMJ and the laser show. We look forward to seeing you back at the Auditorium Theatre again soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Attended my daughters graduation in this beautiful building. You can see well from every seat in the house and the acoustics are wonderful. There was a live concert group and many speakers, the sound system was excellent. Lots of stairs but they wee quite manageable....More

Thank Sharon M
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Dear Sharon M, Congratulation to your daughter! Thank you for taking time to review your visit to the Auditorium Theatre. We invite you to visit our website to learn more on our upcoming events. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful views! No lines for concessions - awesome show - The Joffrey Ballet. If you're wobbly or cannot see we'll be very, very careful. I'm very fit but tripped several times in the theater - the seats are OLD, WORN OUT AND UNACCEPTABLE. The aisles...More

Thank Wurdchick
AuditoriumTheatre, Guest Relations Manager at Auditorium Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear Wurdchick, Thank you for taking time to review your visit to the Auditorium Theatre. We appreciate all of your feedback and will review the concerns you have shared. We hope you have a terrific time during your visit, and we look forward to welcoming...More

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1 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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