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Chicago Opera Theater

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Address: 205 E. Randolph Dr, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-704-8414
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My daughter graduated from Columbia College. Their graduation was at the Chicago Theater. Beautiful venue!! I was impressed with the seating, super clean restroom facilities, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

My daughter graduated from Columbia College. Their graduation was at the Chicago Theater. Beautiful venue!! I was impressed with the seating, super clean restroom facilities, and courteous staff. I will definitely attend an event there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I'm a season subscriber to both the COT and Lyric - and like both for different reasons. At the Lyric you get to see one of the world's great opera companies; at the COT you get to see a company that isn't afraid to take risks. I've seen an opera performed by robots and sparse (but beautiful) renditions of old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Was taken by friend last night to my first opera - at Chicago Opera Theater. Affordable enough on a Wednesday night for us to sit 4 rows from the stage. The talent was marvelous. I understand the Lyric has more hoopla and grand effects - but, to be honest, the stage decor was wonderful and effective - and the excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This listing is a merging of two institutions that have nothing to do with each other. The Chicago Theater -- which is the subject of the photo attached here -- is a commercial venue for comedy and music acts. Chicago Opera Theater (COT) is a small opera company that does about 3 productions a year at the Harris Theater, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

The Chicago Opera Theatre is not limited to Opera. It is a beautifully restored old theatre with exciting new arts events.

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