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Oriental Theatre

24 West Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60613
312-977-1700
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Ranked #20 of 367 Attractions in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We were there for "Motown the Musical" which was excellent and I have to say our seats were great and the venue is gorgeous.

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Dyer, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is one of my FAVORITE places in Chicago to see a play. I saw Wicked here with my son . It was Amazing. The theater has such a history as well. The building is quite old but very well maintained and so beautiful. Anyone that attends will be impressed. They do serve light concessions and have a cash bar... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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112 reviews 112 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is my favorite theater space in Chicago. The sumptuous, opulent decor simply stuns the senses. This is probably where the saying originated: "they don't build them like this any more". Oh, and the many productions I've seen here have been great too.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The Oriental Theatre is a nice place to go when visiting Chicago. We were there for the presentation of Motown the Musical. The theatre is older but looks very nice inside. My seat was perfect because it was the last seat on my row and with the lady in front of me bobbing and weaving to the music I could... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Are you interested in plays, musicals, comedies, tragedies, and more? Well, go to the Oriental Theatre where they show a variety of performances. They have Broadway shows presented in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre.

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I ordered tickets on line and was apprehensive. But all worked out. Our seats were great. And, the theater has a great history

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Muncie, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is an old and very beautiful theather. It is very well maintained and hosts great entertainment. The only issue is because of its age it can be a little difficult to manuver around especially in the balcony.

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Querétaro, Queretaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We happened to find a showing of Evita in the off broadway tour. It was wonderful. The theatre is a landmark building, comfortable, with great sound. Box office tip: if you don't mind the suspense, wait until the last minute to get a free upgrade or cheaper ticket prices.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This was a nice location to catch a play and see what the theater district of Chicago has to offer; the location is excellent, food and transportation are within an arms reach. I also like how the staff enforced a zero tolerance policy for cell phones. Suggestion: Sit in the balcony level

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Matteson, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were invited to go to Motown for my girlfriends birthday and we absolutely loved the show. We found parking right across the street from the theater which was great. Can't wait until the new big show to go back.

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