2019 Auditorium Events and Rentals Brochure


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private events @THE AUDITORIUM


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once upon a time


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E legance enveloped the city. Grandeur sparkled from great heights. Special moments were savored. At the historic Auditorium Theatre, that magic still exists. Make your private event unforgettable with the classic beauty and drama of a Golden Age. From intimate lobbies and lounges to the breathtaking stage, you’re bound to fall under its spell.


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be transp Just steps from busy Michigan Avenue, you’ll find a sanctuary of old world luxury—perfectly designed to accommodate modern needs:


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ported Annual Meetings Sales Meetings & Conferences Parties & Galas Cocktail Receptions Awards Ceremonies Luncheons Banquets & Dinners And Much More


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thefuallter rental be amazed Dreaming big? Let your imagination soar when you book the entire theater, including lobbies, dressing rooms, and stage. Host a seated dinner of 400, a cocktail reception of 1,200, or fill every seat in the 3,875-person house. In this acoustically perfect space, they’ll hear every word. STAGE STAGE + PLATFORM RECEPTION CAPACITY 800 1,200 SEATED CAPACITY 300 900 RENTAL FEE $10,000 (subject to additional costs) Includes use of lobbies, stage, house, and dressing rooms.


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6,045 sq. ft.


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historic lobby spaces be taken back Walk in the footsteps of world leaders, iconic musicians, and legendary performers as you sip a cocktail in our beautifully appointed lobbies. Give as many as 1,000 guests a taste of history in Chicago’s oldest theater, offering three distinct levels—and infinite splendor—to leave a lasting impression. ALL LOBBIES RECEPTION CAPACITY 1,000 SEATED CAPACITY 400 RENTAL FEE $5,000 ANY INDIVIDUAL LOBBY SPACE WITH UNDER 50 GUESTS RENTAL FEE $500


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MAIN LOBBY RECEPTION CAPACITY SEATED CAPACITY RENTAL FEE 500 200 $1,500 1,800 sq. ft. DRESS CIRCLE RECEPTION CAPACITY SEATED CAPACITY RENTAL FEE 300 150 $1,000 1,215 sq. ft. 3RD FLOOR LOBBY RECEPTION CAPACITY 150 SEATED CAPACITY 50 RENTAL FEE $750 400 sq. ft. 1,400 sq. ft. 6TH FLOOR LOBBY / GALLERY LOUNGE The Gallery Lounge is the ideal space for small groups, especially pre-show receptions. Groups of 10–60 have the option to choose their food and beverage package from a variety of options. Additional charges may apply. Please inquire for more details. Photos this page by George Street Photo & Video. Courtesy of Wedding Guide Chicago


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katten sltaunddaiuo be surprised Discover a touch of mod tucked within a National Landmark theatre. Our spacious, state-of-the-art rehearsal studio is ideal for your cozy black-box performance, dance troupe practice session, or sophisticated soirée. With sleek lines and an open floor plan, it’s your playground. 2,400 sq. ft. KATTEN/LANDAU STUDIO RECEPTION CAPACITY 120 SEATED CAPACITY 120 RENTAL FEE $750/day (12 hours) Additional charges may apply, please inquire for details.


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800 sq. ft. adthleer room be our guest Pamper yourself in our exclusive private lounge, located in the main lobby’s lower level. Make your meeting or reception a luxurious affair in this intimate space designed for up to 60 guests. Private washroom and private bar available upon request. ADLER ROOM RECEPTION CAPACITY 60 SEATED CAPACITY 40 RENTAL FEE $750


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Entertaining Company Blue Plate / Photo by Garrick Peterson Photo by George Street Photo & Video. Courtesy of Wedding Guide Chicago Blue Plate / Photo by Garrick Peterson planning your event Let us exceed your needs. Our professional staff will ensure your special event is exactly what you envisioned. Entertaining Company Jewell Events Catering


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Jewell Events Catering &catering beverages Wine and dine your guests with the help of our skilled team. All food must be arranged through one of our Preferred Caterers. Beverages are arranged through the Auditorium Theatre’s Concessions Department. Blue Plate / Photo by Garrick Peterson BLUE PLATE CHICAGO Nicole Crifase | 312.377.0920 ncrifase@blueplatechicago.com CATERING BY MICHAELS Stacey Combrzynski | 847.213.5003 scombrzynski@cateringbymichaels.com JEWELL EVENTS CATERING Les Chandler | 312.829.3663 ext. 223 lchandler@georgejewell.com FOOD FOR THOUGHT Linda Barder | 312.560.5601 lbarder@fftchicago.com PARAMOUNT EVENTS CHICAGO Kim Urbaniak | 773.880.8068 kurbaniak@paramounteventschicago.com OPEN BAR SERVICES The host selects the beverage package from the options below, and is charged based on the number of people at the event. PREMIUM FULL BAR PACKAGE Includes Mixed Drinks, Choice of Two Wines, Beers, Soft Drinks, Bottled Water, Bar Juices, Mixers, and Garnishes One hour* $20.00 Two hours $27.00 Three hours $34.00 Each additional hour, $7.00 per person, Martinis and Champagne are available upon further request. BEER AND WINE BAR PACKAGE Includes Choice of Two Wines, Beer, Soft Drinks, and Bottled Water One hour* $14.00 Two hours $20.00 Each additional hour, $6.00 per person Three hours $26.00 NON-ALCOHOLIC BAR PACKAGE Includes Soft Drinks, Bottled Water, Orange and Cranberry Juices One hour* $9.00 Two hours $12.00 Each additional hour, $2.00 per person Three hours $14.00 HOSTED BAR The bar runs a tab and the host is presented a bill at the end of the event. Soda $5.00 Bottled Water $5.00 Domestic Beer $8.00 Craft Beer $8.00 House Wine $9.00 Mixed Drinks $10.00 Champagne $10.00 DRINK TICKETS Drink tickets may be purchased for your guests and are charged on a consumption basis. They may be added to any Bar Package. Using event specific drink tickets, your guests can order drinks at any bar during the event or show. Prices are based on the Hosted Bar prices, and the total will be added to your bill. *One hour packages are only available in conjunction with a show or performance. All prices are based on a minimum of 50 guests. All prices include applicable city taxes. All Bar Packages are subject to a service charge of 20%. This service charge includes gratuity, labor and set up. Photo by George Street Photo & Video. Courtesy of Wedding Guide Chicago


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A treasure of Chicago’s arts and culture scene for more than 125 years, Auditorium Theatre will transform your special event with timeless grace.


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be swept away So, escape from the world outside. Embrace the radiance. Capture the magic of yesteryear. Contact our Programming Coordinator Marisa Santiago at 312.341.2336 or msantiago12@auditoriumtheatre.org.



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