Downtown Chicago is a vibrant mix of culture and recreation, home to a very lively theater scene. The theaters are situated close to each other and boast of a wide array of performances on the stage. Downtown Chicago has a specific theater district, referring to the cluster of theaters located close to the intersection of the Randolph and Dearborn streets inside the Loop. The stages of Chicago/s theaters offer such diversity that whatever you’re interested in will most likely be playing in one theater in the district. To reach the downtown area and enjoy theater in Chicago, you can get there by car, rail, bus, or Metra.
The theater district in Downtown Chicago is the most popular destination for theater lovers but there are also a number of theaters around the city you can also check out, such as the Trap Door Theater. The Neo-Futuarium, the Stage Left Theater, and the City Lit Theater, as well as the Marriott’s Theater in Lincolnshire, The Lookingglass Theater located at the Water Works, the Drury Lane Theater at the Water Tower, the Chicago Shakespear Theater at the Navy Pier, and the Steppenwolf Theater Company out in Lincoln Park.