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The Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour

by MSG Entertainment Duration 1h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $18

Share the same center stage spotlight that was cast on legends like Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. This behind-the-scenes tour through The Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour ensures a starry-eyed evening of fascinating history and sheer elegance.

Constructed in 1921, the ornate theater was the first movie palace in the country. Greet your guide and admire the elegant lobby, cascading staircases, and mural-lined auditorium before beginning a detailed exploration of the famed structure. Head backstage and marvel at the autographed walls of the great artists who performed here.

Surrounded by gallery promenades and dazzling chandeliers, the 5-story theater features French-influenced interiors—modeled after the Royal Chapel at Versailles—and offers a luxurious window back in time. As you walk through the hallowed halls, tune in to the charming stories of this beloved landmark's storied past and imagine the iconic artists flourishing onscreen.

Share the same center stage spotlight that was cast on legends like Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. This behind-the-scenes tour through The Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour ensures a starry-eyed evening of fascinating history and sheer elegance.

Constructed in 1921, the ornate theater was the first movie palace in the country. Greet your guide and admire the elegant lobby, cascading staircases, and mural-lined auditorium before beginning a detailed exploration of the famed structure. Head backstage and marvel at the autographed walls of the great artists who performed here.

Surrounded by gallery promenades and dazzling chandeliers, the 5-story theater features French-influenced interiors—modeled after the Royal Chapel at Versailles—and offers a luxurious window back in time. As you walk through the hallowed halls, tune in to the charming stories of this beloved landmark's storied past and imagine the iconic artists flourishing onscreen.

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12:00 PM, Tour in English

Duration 1h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$18

Total price is $18, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

1:00 PM, Tour in English

Duration 1h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$18

Total price is $18, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

The Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour

Activity Location

The Chicago Theatre

175 North State Street

Chicago 60601

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • The Chicago Theatre

    175 North State Street

    Chicago 60601


Highlights

  • Behind-the-scenes look at Chicago’s legendary theater

  • History-filled journey with a professional theater guide

  • Stunning 1920s French-Baroque interiors

  • Walls signed by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Dolly Parton

  • Grand lobby & sweeping staircase setting immersive scene


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of The Chicago Marquee Theatre

  • Live tour commentary in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 years and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult provided they do not occupy their own seat.

  • Children 16 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


The Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour ratings based on 28 Verified Reviews

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4.7 out of 5

5/5 Mar 14, 2019

This was fantastic tour. Very informative and entertaining. Our tour guide Laura was awesome and truly made the tour more than just a tour...it was an experience that that I would highly recommend.