Theater & Arts

Buddy Guy’s Legends

People often forget Chicago’s bluesy past. Reconnect with it at Buddy Guy’s. B.B King, Albert Collins, Willie Dixon and others have graced this venue’s stage and priceless jazz memorabilia covers its walls.

700 S Wabash Ave | Distance from hotel: 1.2 miles

Chicago Theater

This landmark theater with its iconic marquee is on the National Register of Historic Places. When it opened in 1921, it quickly became an entertainment center in The Loop. On opening day, it was proclaimed the “Wonder Theater of the World.”

175 N State St | Distance from hotel: 0.5 miles

Cadillac Palace Theater

Initially opened in 1926 as a grand performance hall for vaudevillians, the Cadillac Palace Theater is steeped in history. Today, the renovated auditorium welcomes traveling Broadway shows, and continues to serve the community.

151 W Randolph St | Distance from hotel: 0.8 miles

Auditorium Theater

Preserved as a National Historic Landmark, Chicago’s Auditorium Theater has been a source of entertainment ever since it was established in 1889. Known as the Theater for the People, the Auditorium aims to bring people from all corners of Chicago together under the commonality of performing arts.

50 E Ida B. Wells Dr | Distance from hotel: 1.0 miles

Steppenwolf Theater

Chicago’s most respected stage for drama and arts, Steppenwolf hosts groundbreaking productions of legendary plays. Founded in the 1970s, today it hosts educational programs and a wide array of productions on three stages.

1650 N Halsted St | Distance from hotel: 3.0 miles

Symphony Center

Home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Center is a National Historic Landmark beloved by Chicagoans. Aside from its role in the musical life of the city, it has hosted Harry Houdini, Amelia Earhart and Orson Welles.

220 S Michigan Ave | Distance from hotel: 0.7 miles

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Located on Navy Pier, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater works to redefine the plays of the bard. Its company not only keeps his work relevant in today’s world; through outreach and education it brings his legacy to life for tens of thousands of students and teachers each year.

800 E Grand Ave | Distance from hotel: 1.2 miles