Venue Details

Reception Numbers
Standing Reception: 2,000 | Seated Dinner: 500
A/V City Cultural Institution Historical

A National Historic Landmark Theater

The Auditorium Theatre is available for performance and private event rental. The Auditorium Theatre is a National Historic Landmark theater located in the heart of Chicago’s loop. A stone’s throw from Buckingham Fountain and steps from Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park, the Auditorium Theatre has been a fixture in Chicago’s arts and culture scene since 1889. Total capacity of 3,875, versatile stage, and impeccable acoustics will provide a sanctuary of old world luxury — perfectly designed to accommodate modern needs.

Spaces Available to Rent

  • Theater Stage
    Capacities: 800 Reception/300 Seated
  • Theater Stage + Platform
    Capacities: 1,200 Reception/900 Seated
  • Lobbies
    Capacities: 1,000 Reception/400 Seated (Main Lobby: 500 Reception/200 Seated, Dress Circle: 300 Reception/150 Seated, 3rd Floor Lobby: 150 Reception/50 Seated, 6th Floor Lobby/Gallery Lounge)
  • Katten/Landau Studio
    Capacities: 120 Reception/120 Seated
  • The Adler Room
    Capacities: 60 Reception/40 Seated


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