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Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater

Address

205 E. Randolph St.
Use the main entrance off of upper Randolph Street.

Neighborhood

Downtown

Hours

Sat, Oct 15: 10am - 5pm

Sun, Oct 16: Closed

Photography Permitted Refreshments Available Washrooms Available Wheelchair Accessible

Architect

Hammond Beeby Rupert Ainge Architects, 2003

Description

Opened in November 2003 in Millennium Park, this 1,499-seat state-of-the-art theater was the first multi-use performance venue to be built in downtown Chicago since 1929. Today, the Harris Theater features the most diverse offerings of any venue in Chicago, and has earned national recognition as a distinctive model for collaboration, performance and artistic advancement. It is partially below Jay Pritzker Pavilion, and the two performance spaces share some facilities. Highlights include lobby lighting design inspired by the work of artist Dan Flavin, a Louise Nevelson set piece hanging on the theater's fa├žade and contemporary art collections displayed in public and private event spaces.

Visitor Experience

The theater's lobbies and auditorium will be open, as well as the Guthman Gallery Hallway.