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Chicago Opera Theater

205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL
+1 312-704-8414
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It's all about the Details!

What a beautiful Opera theater...came here to see Jim Gaffigan and can't say there's a bad seat in... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Great weekend concert & classic movie

I had the pleasure attending a concert at this beautiful theater.I attended the George Benson... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
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16 Oct 2017
“It's all about the Details!”
13 Jun 2017
“Great weekend concert & classic movie”
205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-704-8414
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

What a beautiful Opera theater...came here to see Jim Gaffigan and can't say there's a bad seat in the house. Nicely laid out and sound quality equally good. They did have two big screens up on each side, which was helpful to those in the...More

Thank Indy_colts2009
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I had the pleasure attending a concert at this beautiful theater.I attended the George Benson & Kenny G concert great seats ,view, and sound

Thank stoliman
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This theater is at the heart of Chicago history. Such a classy place. Makes me wish I lived during the time when luxury was the standard that everyone strived for. Hopefully you'll get Richard for your tour guide. He has personal stories to share with...More

Thank BrookeSheree
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the show. The seats were really close and there was a couple who arrived late. They were obnoxious. My family ignored them and focused on the awesome performance of Chris Tucker. We can not wait to see him again. ❤️ Love him.

Thank ChattyKat08
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Lyric Opera, like many Chicago arts organizations, rarely scores anything but an A+ rating. It's not hard to see why performances are often sold out. The Lyric's Magic Flute was no exception. Utilizing the tradition of a show within show, the frame was a...More

1  Thank caron t
Reviewed 9 February 2016

As season subscribers since they moved to the Harris Theatre about a decade ago, we have seen a number of fabulous productions as well as some disappointments. It would be fair to say that this would characterize most opera companies, even the world class hometown...More

Thank CultureGlutton
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

The theater is absolutely beautiful. Was told a little bit of the history of the theater by a woman who worked there and that very cool to hear while there. I saw Lewis Black perform last week and it was hilarious. Worth going to see...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

My daughter graduated from Columbia College. Their graduation was at the Chicago Theater. Beautiful venue!! I was impressed with the seating, super clean restroom facilities, and courteous staff. I will definitely attend an event there again.

Thank Monica G
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I'm a season subscriber to both the COT and Lyric - and like both for different reasons. At the Lyric you get to see one of the world's great opera companies; at the COT you get to see a company that isn't afraid to take...More

Thank mja1982
Reviewed 20 September 2012

Was taken by friend last night to my first opera - at Chicago Opera Theater. Affordable enough on a Wednesday night for us to sit 4 rows from the stage. The talent was marvelous. I understand the Lyric has more hoopla and grand effects -...More

Thank bjeanp
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
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Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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