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Auditorium Theatre

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Auditorium Theatre

50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago IL 60605
Phone:
312-341-2310
Website:
http://auditoriumtheatre.org/wb/
Capacity:
3929

Events at this venue were rated 4.6 by 1295 members.

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is committed to offering the finest in international, cultural and community programming to Chicago, and to the continued restoration and preservation of their National Historic Landmark building. Designed and constructed by famed architects Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan, the theatre has been a mainstay of Chicago architecture and theatre since 1889. In architectural grandeur and in the merit of the artists who have performed here, the Auditorium Theatre has no equal.

The Auditorium is proud to be the resident home of The Joffrey Ballet, as well as the Chicago venue of choice for all major domestic and international dance companies. In addition, they host Broadway musicals, popular music concerts, a jazz music series and numerous community events. The Auditorium Theatre provides Chicago’s most diverse and extensive choices in entertainment.

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Map and Directions

The Auditorium Theatre is located at 50 East Congress Parkway (between Michigan and Wabash). Pay lots within a short walking distance surround the Auditorium Theatre.

BY METRO:
CTA RED LINE (95th – Howard): Go to the Jackson stop (Jackson & State). Exit onto Van Buren, walk one block east to Wabash. Go south on Wabash to Congress Parkway.
CTA BROWN LINE (Ravenswood) ELEVATED: Go to the Adams stop (Adams & Wabash). Walk south to Congress Parkway. (Or to Library (State and Van Buren); walk south one block to Congress Parkway and East to Wabash).
CTA BLUE LINE (O’Hare/Forest Park/Cermak): Go to the LaSalle stop (LaSalle & Congress). Walk south to Congress Parkway.

BY CAR:
Directions from Lake Shore Drive North
Take Lake Shore Drive south towards Grant Park. Turn right at Jackson Blvd. Make a left on Michigan Avenue and continue to Congress Parkway. Turn right (west) on Congress. The theatre is on the right side of Congress just west of Michigan Avenue.

Directions from Lake Shore Drive South
Take Lake Shore Drive north past Soldier Field. Turn left at Balbo Dr. To reach the Grant Park South Garage, take the second right onto Michigan Avenue and continue north. Otherwise, continue on Balbo to State Street; take a right onto State Street and then a left onto Congress. The theatre is on the right side of Congress just west of Michigan Avenue.

Directions from the North Suburbs
Take the Edens Expressway (I-94) to the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) south to the Congress Parkway exit. Take Congress Parkway east to the corner of Congress Parkway and Wabash Avenue. The theatre is on the left side of Congress just east of Wabash.

Directions from the Northwest Suburbs
Take the I-90 south to the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94). Continue on the Kennedy to the Congress Parkway exit. Take Congress Parkway east to the corner of Congress Parkway and Wabash Avenue. The theatre is on the left side of Congress just east of Wabash.

Directions from the South Suburbs
Take the Dan Ryan Expressway, I-90/94 north to the Lake Shore Drive exit (I-55 east). Take the Lake Shore Drive North exit and follow Lake Shore Drive north to Balbo Drive. Make the second right (Michigan Avenue) and continue to Congress Parkway. Turn left (west) on Congress. The theatre is on the right side of Congress just west of Michigan Avenue.

Directions from the West Suburbs
Take the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) east and continue on to Lake Shore Drive. Take the Lake Shore Drive North exit and follow Lake Shore Drive north to Balbo Drive. Make the second right (Michigan Avenue) and continue to Congress Parkway. Turn left (west) on Congress. The theatre is on the right side of Congress just west of Michigan Avenue.

Alternatively, take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) east. The Eisenhower Expressway becomes Congress Parkway when you enter the city. Continue on Congress Parkway east to the corner of Congress Parkway and Wabash Avenue. The theatre is on the left side of Congress just east of Wabash.

PARKING:
There are several lots along Wabash on either side of Congress. The garage across the street (the “Auditorium Garage”) is NOT affiliated with the theatre. We recommend the following parking for our patrons:

Grant Park South Garage
325 S. Michigan Avenue
Exits to street level onto Michigan Avenue at Jackson and Van Buren

Loop Auto Parks
524 S. Wabash

Handicap Information

Handicap seating may be available.

Please contact us before buying tickets to make arrangements.