Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Historic Chicago Theatre

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!
**Please note, some areas of the theatre may be restricted based on performance schedules.

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1 hour


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  • What's included :
    • Guided tour of The Chicago Theatre
    • Access to exclusive areas inside the theater
    • Free Wi-Fi inside the building
    • Entry/Admission - The Chicago Theatre
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-3623

      Behind-the-scenes look at Chicago’s legendary theater

      History-filled journey with a professional theater guide

      Stunning 1920s French-Baroque interiors

      Walls signed by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Dolly Parton

      Grand lobby & sweeping staircase setting immersive scene

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: The Loop, 701 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108

      Located on North State Street in the Loop area of Chicago,

      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
      Departure Time :
      12:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
      • Tours run daily at 12:00pm
      • Tour content is subject to change. When events or rehearsals are in progress, there may be limited access to the stage and backstage areas
      • Tours are first come first served and subject to availability. Visit to see list of closures
      • Vouchers are redeemed at the Box Office. Please note the Box Office lobby is closed on weekends. Please wait inside the lobby and a tour guide will check guests in and redeem vouchers approximately 15 minutes before the tour
      • Voucher must be exchanged for a timed ticket
      • Tour lasts approximately one hour
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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    Organised by The Madison Square Garden Company

    Activity ID: V-76482P5

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