Arie Crown Theater

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Arie Crown Theater History

Arie Crown Theater has been a Chicago landmark since opening in 1960. At the time of its opening, Arie Crown Theater was able to seat 5,000 people which made it the among largest theaters with regards to seating capacity in the city. It sits as part of the McCormick Place and is owned by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority. In 1967 the theater was severely damaged by a fire and was closed for four years due to repairs before finally reopening in 1971. The first official event held at Arie Crown Theater after its reopening was the funeral of Mahalia Jackson, the renowned gospel singer and civil, rights activist. For years Arie Crown Theater has been bringing top notch entertainment to the Chicago area so get your tickets for this historic venue from StubHub today.

Arie Crown Theater Events

Over the years Arie Crown Theater has presented numerous events, from classic rock to gospel music to classical music, musicals and comedy. In the coming months the Arie Crown Theater is really focused on comedy, featuring back to back nights with Katt Williams, a two night performance of Tyler Perry's Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned, and a show by Mike Epps. Whatever form of entertainment you are looking for it is sure to be offered at the historic Arie Crown Theater so take a look at the schedule and get tickets to the show that best suits your taste right here on StubHub.

Chicago, Illinois

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.

Arie Crown Theater Seating Layout

Arie Crown Theater is able to seat 4,250 patrons and offers outstanding sight lines and acoustics for whatever type of event you are attending. The Arie Crown Theater originally had a seating capacity of 5,000 but this was lowered by 750 when renovations were done to the theater to improve its acoustics, making it even better to see a performance at the Arie Crown Theater than ever before.


Arie Crown Theater is named after Arie Crown, the father of Henry Crown, a philanthropist and industrialist who founded the Material Service Corporation which eventually merged with General Dynamics and also founded Henry Crown and Company, an investment firm that bears his name to this day.

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03 Jan 2015
Jan 03, 2015 7:00 PM
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Feb 13, 2015 8:30 PM
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14 Feb 2015
Feb 14, 2015 7:00 PM
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21 Mar 2015
Mar 21, 2015 8:00 PM
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