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Chicago may be most renowned for its epic city skyline and architecture but it also provides world class theatre throughout the year. Read below for more Chicago theater information and about theaters in Chicago.

Top notch Broadway productions regularly frequent Chicago, and famous musicians, dancers and comedians often hit the Chicago stage. Many of the theatres are in stunning historical buildings and are located within close proximity to other Chicago attractions and a plethora of fine dining restaurants.

Well known and popular theatres in Chicago include the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Cadillac Palace Theatre, The Silk Road Theatre Project and The Goodman Theatre.

Use this page for further Chicago theater information and you can also use our Chicago theater guide and directory for a full list of all that theater in Chicago has to offer.


Shakespeare Theatre

The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre puts on highly professional and regarded Shakespearean productions throughout the year.

Located in the hugely popular Navy Pier, there are bars, attractions and restaurants near Navy Pier to enjoy while you're in the area. The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre also has an English-style pub on-site that regularly allows audience members to mingle with the shows stars before the show.

Past productions include A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Richard III, The Madness of King George III and Othello. However, if Shakespeare isn't your forte, you can still enjoy a night out at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Non-Shakespeare productions are showcased throughout the year with past shows such as Private Lives, Amadeus, Peter Pan and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Check out all the current Chicago shows and all the concerts in Chicago while you're here!

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The Chicago Theatre

When asking for Chicago theater information, The Chicago Theatre will likely be recommended. This historical theatre that has dominated the Chicago theatre scene since it first opened in 1921, is a true Chicago landmark. Known for showcasing the best theatre productions and musical acts around, if looking for great theater in Chicago, The Chicago Theatre is a wise choice.

Top productions include the legendary Chicago The Musical and the Radio City Rockettes. Popular past and present performers have also graced The Chicago Theatre's stage such as Chris Tucker, Tori Amos and Bryan Adams.

For more Chicago theater information and for tickets for Chicago theater check out our Chicago guide and theater directory.

Another bonus of catching a show at The Chicago Theatre is that it is located within the trendy and bustling The Loop region. There are all kinds of Chicago Loop restaurants, as well as bars, night clubs and upscale shops and boutiques, there is plenty to do and see before or after your show.


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Chicago is a fantastic place to see high class theater. There are dozens of theatres located all around the city of Chicago, many near top Chicago attractions and dining and shopping districts.

There are multiple options from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater located in the ever popularNavy Pier or the historical The Chicago Theatre - theater in Chicago has something for every type of theater goer.

For more Chicago theater information use our theater guide and directory.

Be sure to check out all the best things to do in Chicago near the theater's you'll be seeing shows in. The night doesn't have to stop just because the show ended! If you're ready to call it though, find a nearby Chicago hotel do cozy up in. You can often find low rates, special offers and more with our Chicago hotel deals so that you'll have more money to see another show, or do something else!

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