Special Events by Theatre

CADILLAC PALACE

The Cadillac Palace Theatre was designed by the legendary theatre architects the Rapp Brothers. The theatre’s interior features have a splendor rarely seen in Chicago – a breathtaking vision inspired by the palaces of Fontainebleau and Versailles. This dramatic backdrop is just the starting point for your special event at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Choose from several event spaces available in the theatre that enables any size party to have the perfect theatrical setting:

  • Grand Foyer – Allows you to entertain up to 400 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 800.
  • Dress Circle and Balcony Lobbies – Accommodates up to 60 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 150.
  • Cadillac Room – This finely appointed lower level lobby of the historic theatre hosts up to 70 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 125.
  • All three levels combined – Allow your guests to experience the entire theatre providing you with an exquisite palace to entertain up to 500 guests for your formal dinner or a gala cocktail reception for 1200.

The exclusive Broadway In Chicago Suite is also available for private receptions before the show and at intermission, and will entertain, in high theatrical fashion, up to 50 guests.

Other facts that may be helpful in creating your one of a kind special event include:

  • Theatre capacity – 2,344 seats on all levels (note: varies slightly by production), divided between Orchestra Level (1,055), Dress Circle (262), Loge (168) and Balcony (848). See our seating chart for a diagram.
  • Stage Dimensions – 107’ wide by 45’ deep, this theatrical setting will allow for an on stage dinner for up to 320 or a cocktail reception for 500 guests.
  • Dressing Rooms – 10 dressing rooms backstage.
  • Elevator Access – available to all levels of the theatre.

For more information on using the Cadillac Palace Theatre to make your Special Event an unforgettable one, contact our Special Events Department at events@broadwayinchicago.com


Oriental Theatre

Chicago’s Oriental Theatre is a gloriously restored movie palace whose decor was inspired by the Far East. The theatre is a virtual museum of Asian art, from the grand lobby, with poly-chromed figures and large mosaics of an Indian prince and princess, through the inner foyer with the multicolored glazed buddahs. This theatre can create the most spectacular backdrop for your special event. Choose from an array of theatrical event spaces, accommodating anywhere from an intimate group to a large party that can weave through the lavish lobbies and theatrical areas of this historic building.

 

  • Grand Lobby – entertain up to 300 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 600 in the most spectacular setting in Chicago.
  • Dress Circle and Balcony Lobbies – allows you to host up to 70 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 125.
  • Lower Level Lobby – provides a private space that will allow you to entertain up to 70 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 125.
  • All levels – allow your guests to weave through all the historic lobby areas allowing you to host up to 440 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 900.

For the ultimate backstage experience:

  • Choreographer’s Hall – a fully mirrored rehearsal room that can host up to 75 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 100.
  • Rehearsal Hall – a fully mirrored rehearsal room that can host up to 100 guests for a formal dinner or a cocktail reception for 150 guests.

 

The exclusive Broadway In Chicago Suite is also available for private receptions before the show and at intermission, with the finely appointed Suite that will service up to 60 guests.

 

Other facts that may be helpful in creating your one of a kind special event include:

 

  • Theatre capacity – 2,253 seats on all levels (note: varies slightly by production), divided between Orchestra Level (986), Dress Circle (241), Loge (204) and Balcony (822). See our seating chart for a diagram.
  • Stage Dimensions – 101’ wide by 57’ deep. Dinner on stage serves up to 360 guests.
  • Dressing Rooms – 14 dressing rooms backstage.
  • Elevator Access – available to all levels of the theatre.

 

For more information on using the Oriental Theatre to make your Special Event an unforgettable one, contact our Special Events Department at events@broadwayinchicago.com


Bank of America Theatre

 

Bank of America Theatre was an instant landmark. This theatre, originally the anchor of the tallest building in Chicago, is home to an astounding array of vibrant theatre. This historic theatre can be the backdrop for your special event. On stage or in the Bank of America Theatre grand lobby, you can create a splendid party accommodating anywhere from an intimate group to a large party.

Other facts that may be helpful in creating your one of a kind special event include:

  • Theatre capacity – 2,016 seats on all levels (note: varies slightly by production), divided between Orchestra Level (798), Loge (295), Mezzanine (506), Balcony (393) and Side Boxes (24). See our seating chart for a diagram.
  • Stage Dimension – 71′ wide by 35′ deep, this theatrical setting will allow for an on stage dinner for up to 120 guests or a cocktail party for 300.
  • Dressing Rooms – 11 dressing rooms backstage.
  • Elevator Access – available to the Mezzanine and Balcony levels of the theatre.

For more information on using Bank of America Theatre to make your Special Event an unforgettable one, contact our Special Events Department at events@broadwayinchicago.com


The Broadway Playhouse

 

The Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place reopened in September 2010 with a complete make-over to give the space an exciting new look. The theatre itself went through a renovation that includes a new entrance, lobby re-configuration, as well as a transformed interior décor that reflects a more modern look. Located in the heart of the Magnificent Mile, this venue is the perfect place for an intimate and unique setting for your guests. For your next business meeting or cocktail reception, take advantage of the contemporary lobby space featuring a video wall and a hypnotizing art installation or the intimate setting of the 549-seat theatre for a larger group.

Event space facts that may be helpful in creating your one of a kind event include:
• Lobby space- 250 Standing / 100 Seated
• Theatre capacity – 549 seated
• Stage space – 200 standing/100 seated