FREE: Historic Chicago Theaters Lecture

Chris Jones, longtime chief Chicago Tribune theater critic, will talk about the history of the Auditorium Theatre as a performance venue in the context of Chicago’s great collection of historic theaters. Mr. Jones has reviewed and commented on culture, the arts, politics and entertainment for the Tribune for 15 years. He serves on the editorial […]

A Lifetime of Legends

We hope you can join us on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 for a truly historic occasion.  The Auditorium Theatre’s annual gala event will occur that evening—and it promises to be the most significant gala this National Historic Landmark has ever seen. On that night, the Auditorium Theatre will officially celebrate its 125th Anniversary, and this momentous […]

Help Us Reach WWII Veterans

Did you know that during WWII Auditorium Theatre was used by the United States Military as a Servicemen’s Center, providing free services to our troops in training? You may know the iconic photo of the bowling alley that occupied our stage at the time. We are very proud of this part of our history, and […]