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About Broadway In Chicago

Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and, over the past 23 years, has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country.

A Nederlander Company

A Nederlander Company, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theatre District entertaining well over 1.7 million people annually in five theatres. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop including the CIBC Theatre, James M. Nederlander Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and just off the Magnificent Mile, the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. Broadway In Chicago is best known for attracting pre-Broadway productions, highlights of those include THE PRODUCERS, SPAMALOT, MOVIN’ OUT, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, KINKY BOOTS and ON YOUR FEET, as well as long-run engagements including WICKED, Disney’s THE LION KING, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and HAMILTON to name a few.

Theatre in Chicago

Broadway In Chicago offers the best of Broadway here in Chicago, however, the city offers much more than just Broadway blockbusters. The city is also well known for a diverse mix of original productions that began here and then went on to Broadway and the world. Enjoying Chicago can mean seeing innovative plays performed on stages of such award-winning companies as The Goodman Theater, Steppenwolf Theater Company, Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Lookingglass Theatre.

The Windy City is also known as the home of improvisational comedy, performed at such great places as The Second City, Comedy Sportz and Zanies.

If you are looking for music to complement your experience, the city has an impressive list of world famous companies and venues. Be sure to visit the Lyric Opera, the Chicago Symphony Center and the House of Blues.

With more than 200 theaters, Chicago is home to a rich and varied theater community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters with budgets under $10,000 to major cultural centers with multi-million dollar shows. As members of the League of Chicago Theatres they all belong to the theater service organization with the most diverse theater membership in the country. Whether you call yourself a Chicagoan or are just visiting for the weekend, Chicago is your source for first class theater!

Crowd in line for a theatre show

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Broadway In Chicago Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mission Statement:

The Nederlander Organization and Broadway In Chicago support and champion the advancement of BIPOC artists, creative teams, audiences, and our employees. We are committed to a safe and inclusive space that reflects our community’s vibrant diversity and where everyone is welcomed.

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