Broadway In Chicago   Calendar
Shows Tickets Plan Your Trip About Broadway In Chicago

Best Seats
Season Subscription
Holiday Offer
Special Offers
Social Networking
InterPark Parking


SPECIAL EVENTS : Oriental Theatre


Grand Foyer


Grand Lobby


Auditorium


Broadway In Chicago Suite


Private On-stage Event

Chicago’s Oriental Theatre is a gloriously restored movie palace whose decor was inspired by the Far East. The theatre is a virtual museum of Asian art, from the grand lobby, with poly-chromed figures and large mosaics of an Indian prince and princess, through the inner foyer with the multicolored glazed buddahs. This theatre can create the most spectacular backdrop for your special event. Choose from an array of theatrical event spaces, accommodating anywhere from an intimate group to a large party that can weave through the lavish lobbies and theatrical areas of this historic building.

  • Grand Lobby – entertain up to 300 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 600 in the most spectacular setting in Chicago.

  • Dress Circle and Balcony Lobbies – allows you to host up to 70 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 125.

  • Lower Level Lobby – provides a private space that will allow you to entertain up to 70 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 125.

  • All levels – allow your guests to weave through all the historic lobby areas allowing you to host up to 440 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 900.

For the ultimate backstage experience:
  • Choreographer’s Hall – a fully mirrored rehearsal room that can host up to 75 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 100.

  • Rehearsal Hall – a fully mirrored rehearsal room that can host up to 100 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 150 guests.

The exclusive Broadway In Chicago Suite is also available for private receptions before the show and at intermission, with the finely appointed Suite that will service up to 60 guests.

Other facts that may be helpful in creating your one of a kind special event include:

  • Theatre capacity – 2,253 seats on all levels (note: varies slightly by production), divided between Orchestra Level (986), Dress Circle (241), Loge (204) and Balcony (822). See our seating chart for a diagram.

  • Stage Dimensions – 101’ wide by 57’ deep. Dinner on stage serves up to 360 guests.

  • Dressing Rooms – 14 dressing rooms backstage.

  • Elevator Access – available to all levels of the theatre.

For more information on using the Oriental Theatre to make your Special Event an unforgettable one, contact our Special Events Department at events@broadwayinchicago.com