Auditorium Theatre

Upcoming Events

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Feb 11, 2023

Fall in love with the world’s leading all-male ballet company as they showcase a playful parody of traditional ballet. No one can do it like the Trocks, who …

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Runs Mar 08Mar 12, 2023

Trailblazing, living history returns to Chicago with an abundance of stunning new programs, as well as beloved classics including Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece Revelations. Continuing its long legacy, this …

National Geographic Live: How to Clone a Mammoth
Mar 26, 2023

Journey through the astonishing and controversial science of de-extinction with an evolutionary biologist that is a pioneer in ancient DNA research.

Speaker: Beth Shapiro

“A fully sensational experience in bringing …

American Ballet Theatre
Runs Apr 14Apr 16, 2023

The spell-binding internationally renowned ballet is back! With a dazzling mix-rep program, experience the beauty of story-telling through this perfect blend of music, movement, and drama.

“Aces of technique …

Dorrance Dance, Trinity Irish Dance Company, M.A.D.D. Rhythms
Apr 22, 2023

Three masters of rhythm take the stage for a percussive evening full of spirit. Experience the high-kicks, tap, and contemporary blends that will change your idea of dance …

National Geographic Live: Coral Kingdom and Empires of Ice
Apr 30, 2023

Dive into the hidden world beneath the surface of the Earth’s oceans and hear the underwater adventures and the reality of life behind the camera from the explorers …

South Chicago Dance Theatre
Dance, New Work
Jun 10, 2023

A multicultural organization seamlessly fusing classical and contemporary dance styles. Making their Auditorium Theatre debut, the esteemed Chicago company presents the world premiere of Memoirs of Jazz In …

50 E Ida B Wells Dr
Chicago IL 60605
The Auditorium Theatre has a past that follows the path of Chicago’s history from the Great Chicago Fire and World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 to the present. From opera to rock ‘n roll, from political conventions to sporting events, the Auditorium Theatre has played a role in the lives of Chicago citizens for 131 years. The Auditorium Theatre currently presents ballet, music (from rock to jazz to classical), contemporary and folkloric dance, speakers, historic tours, and Broadway musicals.  A National Historic Landmark, the Auditorium Theatre is known internationally for its perfect acoustics, innovative architecture and stunning design.