Originally built to house vaudvillian performances the Studebaker Theater recently re-opened its doors.
About Studebaker Theater
In 1898 The Fine Arts Building created the historic Studebaker Theatre. Originaly built to house vaudvillian performances, but exanded into large productions in the 1920’s. During the subsequent years performances by Bob Hope, Peter O’Toole, and Vincent Price graced the stage with their emmense theatrical skillz. The Studebaker Theatre continued on throughout the years for being known as one of the most important live venues in the city of Chicago. In the 1970’s the city underwent a downturn in theatre attendance and the Studebaker was converted to motion picture cinemas. Eventually in the year 2000 the Studebaker was closed entirely. Undernew ownership in 2005, the Fine Arts Building underwent a complete rennovation.
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