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Broadway In Chicago FREE Summer Concert Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on: August 5th, 2019 by B.I. C. No Comments

We have put together a list of commonly asked questions regarding the upcoming FREE Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert in Millennium Park on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6:15 p.m.

What time should I arrive?

Plan ahead! There is a security perimeter at Millennium Park. We advise arriving as early as you possibly can to this event as we do expect an extremely large crowd that regularly reaches capacity. Lawn seating is opened to the public at 3 p.m. following the set-up of the security perimeter. Seating in the bowl is first come, first serve and fans begin lining up several hours before the scheduled concert start time of 6:15 p.m. Bowl seating may open as early as 3:30 p.m. prior to show time.

Millennium Park staff are responsible for crowd control and the organization of lines and entry so please direct any questions on the day of the event to their team members. Visit Millennium Park’s website to plan your visit at: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/millennium_park_-planyourvisit.html

What happens if the park fills up?

The venue will close once capacity has been reached. Announcement of capacity closure will come via @Millennium_Park Twitter and with venue signage; there will be no pre-closure capacity based announcements. Concert-goers are recommended to arrive early, as entry cannot be guaranteed. If the venue is nearing capacity, you may be asked to release held space to make room for those waiting to get inside. Late arrivals may not be let in by park staff even if space is held.

What am I allowed to bring into the park with me?

Outside alcohol is NOT permitted. Non-alcoholic beverages and food are permitted after passing through a security checkpoint. Bags and coolers must be smaller than 26L x 15W x 15H. Visitors will have additional food and beverage options, including alcohol, at various price points available for purchase inside the venue.

Please visit https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/mp0.html for additional Millennium Park rules, policies and list of restricted items not permitted within the venue.

Our partner restaurants Catch 35, City Social, Hard Rock Cafe – Chicago, Toni’s Patisserie and WowBao have planned some delicious “boxed dinner” specials you are permitted to bring in and enjoy during the concert! Ensure you pre-order by August 11. Ordering details are at: https://www.broadwayinchicago.com/summer-concert-2019-picnic/

How long is the concert?

The concert will run from approximately 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm. Start and end times are subject to change due to the nature of theatrical performance and depending on weather conditions the day of the show.

What will happen in case of inclement weather?

We’re putting on the concert rain or shine, unless there are severe weather warnings and/or the imminent threat of lightning in the area. Bring your blankets and chairs, but bring an umbrella or poncho with you as well, just in case. There will be no rescheduling in the event the concert is canceled due to adverse weather conditions. Please make sure to follow Millennium Park on Twitter and Facebook for any updates on the day of the concert.

Can I meet the performers before/after the concert?

There is no set meet-and-greet opportunity for this performance.

What accommodations are being made for patrons with accessibility needs?

Sign language interpreters will be present at the event for the duration of the performance.

Wheelchair seating spaces are available throughout the Seating Bowl and are first come, first serve once opened to the public.

Courtesy wheelchairs are available before the concert at the Millennium Park Welcome Center (201 E. Randolph Street) and should be returned to any usher or security guard at the end of the concert. Please note: Millennium Park staff is not available to push wheelchairs.

Accessible parking is available in Millennium Garages (5 S. Columbus Drive)

For further information, please visit: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/mp3.html

When do tickets go on sale for the shows appearing at the concert?

Bookings for groups of 10 or more (15 in the case of Dear Evan Hansen and 20 for Hamilton) are open for all shows performing at the concert and can be made by calling 312-977-1710 or emailing [email protected]

Tickets for HAMILTON, COME FROM AWAY, THE BAND’S VISIT and DEAR EVAN HANSEN are now on sale.

All currently on sale shows can be purchased here at BroadwayInChicago.com, by calling 800-775-2000 or visiting any Broadway In Chicago box office.

Tickets for TEATRO ZINZANNI can be purchased at ZinZanni.com/Chicago or by calling 312-488-0900.

For the other shows performing, tickets typically go on sale 8-10 weeks before performances begin in Chicago; however, concert attendees will be given a special presale code to begin booking tickets before anyone else for select shows! Can’t make the concert? Join our email list!

How else can I get tickets?

You can win tickets by joining the Broadway In Chicago mobile club! Text ‘BICCONCERT’ to the number shown up on screen before the concert to enter to win!

You can also win tickets by playing BIC-GO, our summer concert social media Bingo! Game cards can be found on the back of the fans being handed out and our staff will be available to help assist you with getting your pieces completed to enter to win. Make sure you’re following us on Twitter @broadwaychicago and Instagram @broadwayinchicago for all the updates and confirmation of your contest entry.

Visit here for more details on how to enter to win!

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Play BIC-GO at the Summer Concert to win tickets!

Posted on: August 5th, 2019 by B.I. C. No Comments

Here’s your chance to win tickets to a show by playing Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert BIC-GO on social media!

Join us in Millennium Park at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion August 12 at 6:15 pm for an evening of music and fun. This year’s Broadway In Chicago FREE Summer Concert in Millennium Park will include selections from HAMILTON, COME FROM AWAY, THE BAND’S VISIT, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERAMEAN GIRLS, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL, MY FAIR LADY, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and FROZEN, as well as a special guest appearance from The Caesar from TEATRO ZINZANNI!

Beginning today, you have the opportunity to be entered to win a pair of tickets to one of our upcoming productions of your choice that is featured in the summer concert by playing BIC-GO on social media – just like BINGO! Post your photos on Twitter or Instagram of any of the items on the BIC-GO board using #BICconcert and tag Broadway in Chicago @broadwaychicago on Twitter or @broadwayinchicago on Instagram. You have up until August 18 to finish your BIC-GO card; the more rows you complete, the more you will be entered to win! Don’t forget about that free space – and be creative with your entries as some squares are open to interpretation. You can find the full rules below. Good luck and have fun snapping pictures!

Competition Description

The Broadway In Chicago BIC-GO Bingo Competition (“Competition”) will be conducted exclusively online. One (1) winner will be awarded one (1) pair of tickets (date to be at Broadway In Chicago’s discretion) to see an upcoming Broadway In Chicago production (“Prize”). Competition is being conducted by Broadway In Chicago (“Company”) 17 N State St, Suite 810, Chicago, Illinois 60602.

How to Enter

You may enter the Competition by following the instructions on the Bingo card to share photos on Twitter and/or Instagram. The Bingo card with instructions is attached hereto and made a part hereof.

You may only submit photos you have taken yourself.

You may enter as many times as you like until the BIC-GO card is complete for a total of 12 entries. Only entries that collectively comprise a “BIC-GO,” as detailed on the Bingo card, will be considered eligible.

All entries must be received no later than August 18 at 11:59pm Central Time.

Company will select winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Drawing will take place on or about August 20, 2019. Winners will be notified by direct message and/or email.

All decisions made by Company regarding any aspect of this Sweepstakes are final.

Broadway In Chicago FREE Summer Concert lineup announced!

Posted on: July 22nd, 2019 by B.I. C. No Comments

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the concert line-up for the annual FREE BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SUMMER CONCERT, sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago and hosted by Janet Davies, ABC 7 Chicago’s entertainment reporter and host of the entertainment and lifestyle program 190 NORTH on ABC 7. The concert will take place on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6:15 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park (201 E Randolph St). The Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert at Millennium Park is presented with the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. This year there will be performances including: COME FROM AWAY, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, FROZEN, HAMILTON,  MEAN GIRLS, MY FAIR LADY, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL, THE BAND’S VISIT and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.

“This is our favorite night of the year gathering so many Broadway performers to celebrate the best of Broadway.  Under the Chicago skyline thousands of dedicated, enthusiastic theater fans enjoy the evening – it is a truly must-see event,” said Eileen LaCario, Vice President of Broadway In Chicago.

The Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert is presented in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Every summer in Millennium Park, the City of Chicago proudly presents symphonic music, dance, opera, Broadway hits and more—performed by some of Chicago’s best-loved cultural institutions. For the latest news and events, download the Millennium Park app, visit millenniumpark.org, and follow Millennium Park on Twitter (@Millennium_Park), Instagram (Millennium_Park) and Facebook (@MillenniumParkChicago).

For more information on the Summer Concert and Broadway In Chicago, visit our website.

Play BIC-GO: Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert Bingo!

Posted on: August 2nd, 2018 by B.I. C. No Comments

Here’s your chance to win tickets to a show by playing Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert BIC-GO on social media!

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Join us in Millennium Park at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion August 13th at 6:15 pm for an evening of music and fun. This year’s Broadway In Chicago FREE Summer Concert in Millennium Park will include selections from A Bronx TaleAnastasiaThe Book of MormonCatsCome From AwayDear Evan HansenFalsettosFiddler on the RoofHeartbreak HotelHello, Dolly!Miss Saigon, and Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Beginning today, you have the opportunity to be entered to win a pair of tickets to one of our upcoming productions of your choice that is featured in the summer concert by playing BIC-GO on social media – just like BINGO! Post your photos on Twitter or Instagram of any of the items on the BIC-GO board using #BICconcert and tag Broadway in Chicago. You have up until August 20 to finish your BIC-GO card; the more rows you complete, the more you will be entered to win! Don’t forget about that free space – and be creative with your entries as some squares are open to interpretation. You can find the full rules below. Good luck and have fun snapping pictures!

Competition Description

The Broadway In Chicago BIC-GO Bingo Competition (“Competition”) will be conducted exclusively online. One (1) winner will be awarded one (1) pair of tickets (date to be at Broadway In Chicago’s discretion) to see an upcoming Broadway In Chicago production (“Prize”). Competition is being conducted by Broadway In Chicago (“Company”) 17 N State St, Suite 810, Chicago, Illinois 60602.

How to Enter

You may enter the Competition by following the instructions on the Bingo card to share photos on Twitter and/or Instagram. The Bingo card with instructions is attached hereto and made a part hereof.

You may only submit photos you have taken yourself.

You may enter as many times as you like until the BIC-GO card is complete for a total of 12 entries. Only entries that collectively comprise a “BIC-GO,” as detailed on the Bingo card, will be considered eligible.

All entries must be received no later than August 20 at 11:59pm Central Time.

Company will select winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Drawing will take place on or about August 22, 2018. Winners will be notified by direct message and/or email.

All decisions made by Company regarding any aspect of this Sweepstakes are final.

Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert 2018 Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on: August 2nd, 2018 by B.I. C. No Comments

We have put together a list of commonly asked questions regarding the upcoming FREE Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert in Millennium Park on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 6:15 p.m.

What time should I arrive?

Plan ahead! There is a new security perimeter at Millennium Park. We advise arriving as early as you possibly can to this event as we do expect an extremely large crowd. Lawn seating is opened to the public at 3 p.m. following the set-up of the security perimeter. Seating in the bowl is first come, first serve and fans begin lining up several hours before the scheduled concert start time of 6:15 p.m. Bowl seating is opened at 5:15 p.m., one hour prior to show time.

Millennium Park staff are responsible for crowd control and the organization of lines and entry so please direct any questions on the day of the event to their team members.

What happens if the park fills up?

The venue will close once capacity has been reached. Announcement of capacity closure will come via @Millennium_Park Twitter and with venue signage; there will be no pre-closure capacity based announcements. Concert-goers are recommended to arrive early, as entry cannot be guaranteed. If the venue is nearing capacity, you may be asked to release held space to make room for those waiting to get inside.

What am I allowed to bring into the park with me?

Outside alcohol is NOT permitted. Non-alcoholic beverages and food are permitted after passing through a security checkpoint. Bags and coolers must be smaller than 26L x 15W x 15H. Visitors will have additional food and beverage options, including alcohol, at various price points available for purchase inside the venue.

Please visit https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/mp0.html for additional Millennium Park rules, policies and list of restricted items not permitted within the venue.

Our partner restaurants have planned some delicious “boxed dinner” specials you are permitted to bring in and enjoy during the concert!

Roti: Pita sandwich or wrap, Hummus, pita chips, a cookie and a bottle of water – $10

Foodlife: Grab & Go sandwich, chips and a drink – $11

Toni Patisserie & Café: Pique-Nique box with a sandwich or salad, a side, and a dessert -$15.95

Ensure you pre-order before August 12. Ordering details are at: https://www.broadwayinchicago.com/summer-concert-2018-picnic/

How long is the concert?

The concert will run from approximately 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm. Start and end times are subject to change due to the nature of theatrical performance and depending on weather conditions the day of the show.

What will happen in case of inclement weather?

We’re putting on the concert rain or shine, unless there are severe weather warnings and/or the imminent threat of lightning in the area. Bring your blankets and chairs, but bring an umbrella or poncho with you as well, just in case. There will be no rescheduling in the event the concert is canceled due to adverse weather conditions. Please make sure to following Millennium Park on Twitter and Facebook for any updates on the day of the concert.

Can I meet the performers before/after the concert?

There is no set meet-and-greet opportunity for this performance.

What accommodations are being made for patrons with accessibility needs?

Sign language interpreters will be present at the event for the duration of the performance.

Wheelchair seating spaces are available throughout the Seating Bowl and are first come, first serve once opened to the public.

Courtesy wheelchairs are available before the concert at the Millennium Park Welcome Center (201 E. Randolph Street) and should be returned to any usher or security guard at the end of the concert. Please note: Millennium Park staff is not available to push wheelchairs.

Accessible parking is available in Millennium Garages (5 S. Columbus Drive)

For further information, please visit: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/mp3.html

When do tickets go on sale for the shows appearing at the concert?

Bookings for groups of 10 or more (15 in the case of Dear Evan Hansen) are open for all shows performing at the concert and can be made by calling 312-977-1710 or emailing [email protected]

Tickets for TOOTSIE ROALD DAHL’S CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and HELLO, DOLLY! starring Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley are now on sale.

All currently on sale shows can be purchased here at BroadwayInChicago.com, by calling 800-775-2000 or visiting any Broadway In Chicago box office.

For the other shows performing, tickets typically go on sale 8-10 weeks before performances begin in Chicago; however, concert attendees will be given a special presale code to begin booking tickets before anyone else for select shows! Can’t make the concert? Join our mailing list!

How else can I get tickets?

You can win tickets by joining the Broadway In Chicago mobile club! Text ‘BICCONCERT’ to the number shown up on screen before the concert to enter to win!

You can also win tickets by playing BIC-GO, our summer concert social media Bingo! Our staff will be handing out game cards and helping to assist you with getting your pieces completed to enter to win. Make sure you’re following us on Twitter and Instagram for all the updates and confirmation of your contest entry.

Visit https://www.broadwayinchicago.com/summer-concert/bicgo-2018/ for more details on how to enter to win!

We look forward to seeing you there!