Easily Explored: Chicago’s Theatre District
If you’re of the mind that there’s no business like show business, or you just enjoy live theatre, then let us welcome you to our boutique hotel just steps from Chicago’s theatre district. The iconic Chicago Theatre, host to A-list comedians, musical acts and more, is a 3-minute walk from our front doors. You’ll also find The Goodman Theatre, James M. Nederlander Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre and the celebrated Lyric Opera, among others, are all within walking distance of the hotel as well. There’s no doubt about it, Chicago is a theatre town and when you stay at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago, seeing a show is as convenient as it is exciting.
The Chicago Theatre
You’ve probably seen the enormous vertical CHICAGO sign outside this landmark theatre on North State Street. This elegant theatre, built in the French Baroque style, hosts some of the biggest music and comedy acts that come through the city, and it’s only a 3-minute walk from our hotel!
Cadillac Palace Theatre
This theatre hosts some of Broadway’s most popular traveling shows. In 2019, musical fans can see Les Miserables, Come from Away, The Band’s Visit and (appropriately) Chicago. Oh, and did we mention it’s just a 10-minute walk away.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
Formerly known as the Oriental Theater and renamed in 2019, this theatre is another must-stop for Broadway’s traveling productions – plus it’s just a 5-minute walk from Kimpton Hotel Monaco. In 2019, theatre fans can get tickets for shows like Rock of Ages, Rent, Cats and Falsettos.
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Located in Millennium Park and just 8 minutes walking distance from our front doors, this theater is the place to see music and dance performances in Chicago. The Harris features an array of performances from a diverse selection of illustrious artists and companies, like the Chicago Philharmonic, Ballet Chicago, Chicago Opera Theatre and many more.
Another theatre in the “Broadway in Chicago” family, also just 11-minutes’ walk from our hotel! And if you’ve been dying to see the 11-time Tony-winning juggernaut Hamilton, the CIBC Theatre is where you’ll want to go.
One of the most renowned opera companies in the U.S., the Lyric Opera brings a mix of famous and lesser known masterworks as well as new productions to the stage. In 2019, audiences will enjoy performances of La Traviata, West Side Story and The Barber of Seville – all just a 20-minute walk (or a 6 minute ride) from Hotel Monaco.