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Curtain’s Up: Chicago’s Theatre Scene


Where You Want To Be: Chicago’s Theatre District

If you’re of the mind that there’s no business like show business, or you just enjoy live theatre, then let us welcome you to our historic hotel in the heart of Chicago’s theatre district. The Cadillac Palace Theatre, a “Broadway in Chicago” theatre is our next-door neighbor. The iconic Chicago Theatre, host to A-list comedians, musical acts and more, is just a 10-minute walk away. And steps from Allegro’s front doors, you’ll find The Goodman Theatre, James M. Nederlander Theatre and the celebrated Lyric Opera, among others. There’s no doubt about it, Chicago is a theatre town and when you stay at Kimpton Hotel Allegro, seeing a show is as convenient as it is exciting.

The Chicago Theatre

You’ve probably seen the enormous vertical CHICAGO sign outside this landmark theatre on North State Street. This elegant theatre, built in the French Baroque style, hosts some of the biggest music and comedy acts that come through the city, and it’s only a 10-minute walk from our hotel.
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Cadillac Palace Theatre

This theatre hosts some of Broadway’s most popular traveling shows. In 2019, musical fans can see Les Miserables, Come from Away, The Band’s Visit and (appropriately) Chicago. Not to mention, this is our sister theatre and sits right next door!
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James M. Nederlander Theatre

Formerly known as the Oriental Theater and renamed in 2019, this theatre is another must-stop for Broadway’s traveling productions – plus it’s just a 5-minute walk from Hotel Allegro. In 2019, theatre fans can get tickets for shows like Rock of Ages, Rent, Cats and Falsettos.
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Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Located in Millennium Park and just 15-minutes walking distance from our front doors, this theater is the place to see music and dance performances in Chicago. The Harris features an array of performances from a diverse selection of illustrious artists and companies, like the Chicago Philharmonic, Ballet Chicago, Chicago Opera Theatre and many more.
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CIBC Theatre

Another theatre in the “Broadway in Chicago” family, also just 11-minutes’ walk from our hotel! And if you’ve been dying to see the 11-time Tony-winning juggernaut Hamilton, the CIBC Theatre is where you’ll want to go.
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Lyric Opera

One of the most renowned opera companies in the U.S., the Lyric Opera brings a mix of famous and lesser known masterworks as well as new productions to the stage. In 2019, audiences will enjoy performances of La Traviata, West Side Story and The Barber of Seville – all just 7-mins from Hotel Allegro.
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