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Oriental Theatre

Oriental Theatre

The Loop, Chicago
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  • Hilldale D.
    Absolutely stunning interior! Wonderful views, great shows! A must visit!
  • Allison K.
    Go for a musical or play!! Beautiful theater
  • Joan B.
    Seats are staggered so it's easy to see the stage. On the other hand the rows are very narrow.
  • Erik C.
    Erik CooperFebruary 26
    Been here 5+ times
    The interior is gorgeous
  • Lee R.
    Lee RockFebruary 4
    Go see Beautiful before it leaves!
  • David R.
    David RosiJanuary 13
    Cramped seating but excellent production of 'Beautiful'
  • Fred G.
    Fred G.November 25, 2015
    Here to see Sherlock Holmes. Hope it gets better in the second half.
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FittAugust 19, 2015
    Beautiful theatre!
  • Dirk D.
    Dirk De LorDecember 19, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Upper balcony seats are a great value.
  • Sandra V.
    Sandra VazquezOctober 11, 2014
    Cubs On Deck 2015. Sheryl, Serge, me. They r going to promise us a world series win. Yea!
  • XMNDA C.
    XMNDA CHEEKSAugust 10, 2014
    Motown the Musical is flawless.
  • Alisha B.
    Alisha BlandMay 28, 2014
    Motown the Musical is EXCELLENT
  • Angelica D.
    Angelica DongalloMay 14, 2014
    Rush tickets for military, students, and seniors.
  • Claudia O.
    Claudia OcampoJanuary 18, 2014
    So beautiful! Ghost the musical was funny, touching and inspiring. Had a great time
  • Lindsay R.
    Lindsay RalstonDecember 12, 2013
    Go see wicked if you can, very good story and great voices!
  • Albert L.
    Albert LDecember 12, 2013
    There's a McDonald's right next to the theater if you need a very quick bite to eat before your show!
  • Helsa A.
    Helsa ArdinoDecember 11, 2013
    A very sneaky photo..don't tell the guards. I feel wicked :D
  • Kenneth H.
    Kenneth HundrieserNovember 16, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Merchandise takes cards but the bars are cash only. There is an ATM in the front lobby.
  • Anamaria H.
    Anamaria HernandezNovember 8, 2013
    I'm honestly convinced there sing a bad seat in the house - the cheap seats in the balcony give a fantastic view of the stage!
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley ROctober 13, 2013
    Crazy bathroom usher on the lower level. Watch out for her. She screams at you if you take too long at intermission. :O
  • Jennifer J.
    Jennifer JOctober 13, 2013
    Beautiful Theater. At Once, get here when the doors open and have a drink on the stage. They also repeat this at intermission.
  • Nedra C.
    Nedra ColemanOctober 12, 2013
    Once great musical. Set a real pub. However the film is still number one.
  • Kelsey P.
    Kelsey PetersOctober 10, 2013
    Go see Once and get there early - you can order a drink on stage while the cast plays music!
  • Juan Manuel G.
    Juan Manuel Gonzalez AmadoSeptember 22, 2013
    Excelent performance at Evita!
  • Deborah V.
    Watching West Side Story. Highly recommend it.
  • Idara U.
    Idara UdoApril 28, 2013
    My seat totally got updated. I'm so close to the stage!
  • Peter
    PeterApril 27, 2013
    Same day tickets only $25 with military ID!
  • Kathie Z.
    Kathie ZieglerApril 12, 2013
    Big Fish pre Broadway!
  • Oriental Theatre
    Oriental TheatreApril 3, 2013
    The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of BIG FISH plays the Oriental Theatre now through May 5, 2013!
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoDecember 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    BIG FISH will have its pre-Broadway world premiere at the Oriental Theatre from April 2, 2013 through May 5, 2013.
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoMay 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles comes to the Oriental starting June 26th!
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoApril 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
  • Craig B.
    Craig BanksApril 8, 2012
    Seeing Fela...
  • Jonquil B.
    Jonquil BoydApril 7, 2012
    Fela!! I'm soo excited!!
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoMarch 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    FELA!, the joyous dance, theater, music spectacle, plays the Oriental Theatre March 27, 2012 - April 15, 2012!
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoMarch 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    RIVERDANCE will play in Chicago for the very last time March 13 - March 18!
  • Steve R.
    Steve RugeMarch 1, 2012
    Visit the Half Price website or tix office at Randolph/Michigan (across street from Cultural Visitor Center) for half price tix to this venue.
  • Ashley J.
    Ashley JonesFebruary 18, 2012
    See American Idiot!!!
  • Arm C.
    Arm CandyFebruary 15, 2012
    Go see American Idiot
  • Steve R.
    Steve RugeFebruary 10, 2012
    Row AA in directors circle is not too shabby
  • Amanda C.
    Amanda CooperFebruary 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The theatre itself is absolutely stunning! Check out for a list upcoming Broadway shows in Chicago. There is a Garrett's popcorn located just a door down from the theatre.
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoJanuary 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Experience the next chapter of the classic American story at the most joyous and exciting musical on Broadway, IN THE HEIGHTS! Playing for one week only, January 10 - January 15!
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoDecember 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Donny Osmond and Marie Osmond are spending Christmas in Chicago, now through December 24th!
  • Dana T.
    Dana TedescoNovember 13, 2011
    The Oriental Theatre is AMAZINGLY beautiful with fabulous ornate decor. Pay attention to the intricate details all around you!
  • Dana A.
    Dana AndersonNovember 9, 2011
    Do NOT take pics, they actually make u delete them!
  • Buzz Evolution
    Buzz EvolutionOctober 6, 2011
    Check out the Oriental Theatre's page ( for info on theatre tours at 11 AM every Saturday, $10 (plus ticket fees.) Worth the tours.
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoSeptember 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    ROCK OF AGES makes its way back to Chicago November 08 - November 13. Don’t miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on!
  • Elizabeth F.
    Elizabeth FAugust 4, 2011
    Don't be late!
  • Barrett R.
    Barrett RobertsJuly 24, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    When at a show go watch the musicians down in the pit, the ushers love it
  • Broadway In Chicago
    Broadway In ChicagoJuly 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't miss NETworks presents DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST now through August 7th!
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