Rosemont Theatre (Akoo Theatre) History
The Rosemont Theatre, previously known as the Akoo Theatre at Rosemont,
has been one of the most popular destinations for the performing arts in the Chicago area since the venue first opened its
doors in 1995. For almost twenty years the Rosemont Theatre has been synonymous with world class entertainment and has attracted
thousands upon thousands of visitors. It is conveniently located in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, not far from O'Hare International
airport and has become a favorite of locals as well as those visiting the city looking for a night of unforgettable entertainment.
Rosemont Theatre (Akoo Theatre) Events
The versatile Rosemont Theatre has hosted a wide array of events during
its almost two decades of existence. Of course, concerts are typically the biggest draw at Rosemont and the likes of David
Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Britney Spears, Godsmack, One Direction, Selena Gomez, Jewel, Justin Bieber, Radiohead, and many
more have all taken the stage at the venerable venue. Comedy is also a big deal at Rosemont Theatre and big time comedians
like Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Cosby, Jay Leno, and others have all had audiences at the Rosemont
rolling in the aisles with laughter. Of course theatrical productions and family-friendly fare like Scooby Doo Live on Stage
have also proven to be big draws at the theater. If you are looking for the best entertainment in the Chicago area, head out
to the Rosemont Theatre with some tickets courtesy of StubHub.
The Rosemont Theatre
is is located just outside of Chicago and people in the Windy City never face a shortage of things to do. Sports fans can
watch the Chicago Bulls of the NBA, the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL, the Chicago Bears of the NFL, or MLB's White Sox or
Cubs. Additionally there are several local colleges who have top tier NCAA match ups throughout the year. Of course, Chicago
is also known for its vibrant art scene whether it is plays and musicals at theaters like the Ford Center for the Performing
Arts Oriental Theatre or the burgeoning music scene that produces world class jazz, hip hop, and alternative rock. Each summer
major rock festivals Lollapalooza and Pitchfork Music Festival are held in the Windy City, and there are plenty of museums
and public works of art to enjoy including the Chicago Picasso. Shopping on State Street and the Magnificent Mile offers visitors
the chance to buy upscale clothes and other items before heading home.
Rosemont Theatre (Akoo Theatre) Seating
Rosemont Theatre holds up to 4,400 patrons for its incredible shows and whether you are attending concert, comedy
show, or theatrical production you can be sure of excellent seats with unobstructed views and unparalleled acoustics.
Rosemont Theatre was home to the 1999 Jeopardy! College Championships as well as the 2006 WWE Hall of
Fame induction ceremony. The well-used theater also was the site of the fourth ever live Barney show, Barney's Musical Castle
which was filmed in the venue.