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Tickets for Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour

Go behind the scenes in this historical, theatrical adventure

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
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Starting time: 12:00
Duration: 1 hour
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted

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Overview

Highlights

  • Join your guide for a tour behind the scenes of Chicago's most famous landmark theater
  • See the grand lobby, sweeping staircase, auditorium, and take your place on the stage
  • Learn the history of the theater and find out which famous people have performed here

Description

Are you ready for a theatrical journey through the history of Chicago's famous entertainment venue? Join your guide for a fly-on-the-wall behind the scenes tour and get your jazz-hands ready for your turn on the famous Chicago Theatre stage!

Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Dolly Parton... just a few of the famous faces who've graced the giant stage in the famous Chicago Theatre. Now it's your turn.

Built in 1921, there's history, excitement, and starry eyes everywhere in this majestic French Baroque style venue. Step into the dressing rooms and see your face in the mirrors. Get up close to the artist's signatures still on the walls, and find out how the intricate designs and architecture came to be.

Walk the sweeping staircase and even step onto the stage yourself to take a bow. There's no audition required for this in-depth, revealing tour of a Chicago entertainment staple! Don't forget to snap yourself with the famous Chicago sign on State Street afterward.

Ticket

What's included

Guided tour of the Chicago Marquee Theatre

What's not included

Food and drinks
Additional info

Video cameras, monopods, tripods, selfie sticks, audio recording devices and professional cameras (those including telephoto or zoom lenses) are not permitted inside the Chicago Theatre.

Amendment policy

  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

  • Take the box office entrance on State Street
  • On weekdays, show your smartphone ticket to the box office attendant. On weekends, please wait in the box office lobby for the tour guide who will scan your ticket
  • The tour starts at 12:00, please arrive 15 minutes beforehand

Venue

How to get there

The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State Street, IL 60601, Chicago
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Ratings & reviews

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Apr 24, 2019
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I enjoyed the beauty of this theatre and am so glad it was saved, but the guide was instrumental to the tour. She told us of the history and pointed out many important features. She was very...
I enjoyed the beauty of this theatre and am so glad it was saved, but the guide was instrumental to the tour. She told us of the history and pointed out many important features. She was very enthusiastic and you could tell she loves the theatre.

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