Celebrate with the Auditorium Theatre and the Lyric Opera This Fall

October 08, 2014

Lyric Opera Capriccio

Get ready to celebrate – two of Chicago’s historic theaters are having birthdays.

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. The building itself has become a destination, and was designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan in 1889. At the time of construction, it was the tallest building in the city as well as the first multi-use building ever designed. And while you can take a tour of the theatre, most people head here for what’s on stage. After all, Frank Lloyd Wright did call it “the greatest room for music and opera in the world – bar none.”

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