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Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place

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Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and, over the past 16 years, has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country. A Nederlander Company, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theater District entertaining well over 1.7 million people annually. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop: The PrivateBank Theatre, Oriental Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and just off the Magnificent Mile, the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. Broadway In Chicago is best known for attracting pre-Broadway productions, highlights of those include The Producers, Spamalot, Movin' Out, The Addams Family, Kinky Boots and Big Fish, as well as long-run engagements including Wicked, Disney’s The Lion King, and Billy Elliott the Musical to name a few.

About Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place

In April 2010, Broadway In Chicago added a new location to their family of theaters: the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. The theatre originally housed The Drury Lane Theatre. Prior to its acquisition, Broadway In Chicago presented the year-and-a-half run of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Playhouse. After an extensive make-over to give the space an exciting new look, the Broadway Playhouse reopened in September 2010 with a four-night inaugural engagement of An Evening with Sutton Foster. The renovation included a new entrance, lobby re-configuration, as well as a transformation of the interior décor that reflects a more modern look. This venue, located in the heart of the Magnificent Mile, gives Broadway In Chicago the ability to attract intimate and unique new plays and theatrical experiences.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Transportation & Parking

Garage parking is available at the Water Tower Place Parking Garage, 163 E Chestnut Street.

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