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Theatre Tours in the U.S. Midwest

This theatre tour guide features all the information we have on theatre tours in the U.S. Midwest. The guide covers theatres featured on this website so you may wish to check local listings for any additional theatre tours available in the U.S. Midwest. Enjoy your tour!



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Allen Theatre, Cleveland

PLAYHOUSE SQUARE TOURS (on hiatus as at July 2022)

Meet our RedCoat volunteer tour guides in the KeyBank State Theatre lobby on select Saturdays for a free historic based Playhouse Square Tour. Tours depart every 15 minutes between 10-11:30am and last approximately 90 minutes. Last tour departs at 11:30am. Tours do involve stairs and we do suggest wearing comfortable shoes. Please note that theatre access – and in particular backstage access – is subject to availability. No registration is necessary for groups with fewer than 10 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more guests planning to attend a free tour date, please contact David Greene Link opens in new window or fill out the form on this page Link opens in new window.



Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

As of October 2020 tours have resumed with COVID-19 protocols in place. The general tour schedule is: 2nd or 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:30am and 12:30pm, and 3rd or 4th Tuesday of the month at 10:30am and 12:30pm. Check the event website Link opens in new window for the latest schedule and availability. Tours last approximately 60 minutes and cost $15.



Chicago Theatre

** TOURS ARE CURRENTLY ON HIATUS (as at July 2021) **

As of February 2020 tours run daily at the Chicago Theatre, generally with no reservation needed unless on a busy weekend. Tours commence 12pm (Noon) at the State St entrance, cost $18 (Students/Military with valid ID $13, Children 12 & under $13, Seniors 65 and older $13), and run for about an hour.

Expect to see the Grand Lobby, Auditorium, Stage (assuming it’s available), Wurlitzer Organ, and the autographed corridors backstage. Exact itinerary depends on the visiting company’s schedule and not all areas may be available on any given day. Check out the Chicago Theatre’s Tour website Link opens in new window for more details, online booking, and for any upcoming tour blackout dates.



CIBC Theatre, Chicago

** TOURS ARE CURRENTLY ON HIATUS (as at July 2021) **

Tours are available through Broadway In Chicago Link opens in new window. Public tours run every Saturday at 11am and visit two of the three Broadway in Chicago venues: the Nederlander Theatre (previously known as the Oriental Theatre), the Cadillac Palace and the CIBC Theatre. Tours cost $16 plus fees when booked in advance online. Walk-up tickets (no fees) are available at the theatre Box Office unless the tour is already full, but check which theatre the tour is set to depart from for your chosen date. Photographs are not allowed inside auditoriums which have a show in place. Information correct as of May 2019.



Connor Palace Theatre, Cleveland

PLAYHOUSE SQUARE TOURS (on hiatus as at July 2022)

Meet our RedCoat volunteer tour guides in the KeyBank State Theatre lobby on select Saturdays for a free historic based Playhouse Square Tour. Tours depart every 15 minutes between 10-11:30am and last approximately 90 minutes. Last tour departs at 11:30am. Tours do involve stairs and we do suggest wearing comfortable shoes. Please note that theatre access – and in particular backstage access – is subject to availability. No registration is necessary for groups with fewer than 10 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more guests planning to attend a free tour date, please contact David Greene Link opens in new window or fill out the form on this page Link opens in new window.



Hanna Theatre, Cleveland

PLAYHOUSE SQUARE TOURS (on hiatus as at July 2022)

Meet our RedCoat volunteer tour guides in the KeyBank State Theatre lobby on select Saturdays for a free historic based Playhouse Square Tour. Tours depart every 15 minutes between 10-11:30am and last approximately 90 minutes. Last tour departs at 11:30am. Tours do involve stairs and we do suggest wearing comfortable shoes. Please note that theatre access – and in particular backstage access – is subject to availability. No registration is necessary for groups with fewer than 10 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more guests planning to attend a free tour date, please contact David Greene Link opens in new window or fill out the form on this page Link opens in new window.



KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland

PLAYHOUSE SQUARE TOURS (on hiatus as at July 2022)

Meet our RedCoat volunteer tour guides in the KeyBank State Theatre lobby on select Saturdays for a free historic based Playhouse Square Tour. Tours depart every 15 minutes between 10-11:30am and last approximately 90 minutes. Last tour departs at 11:30am. Tours do involve stairs and we do suggest wearing comfortable shoes. Please note that theatre access – and in particular backstage access – is subject to availability. No registration is necessary for groups with fewer than 10 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more guests planning to attend a free tour date, please contact David Greene Link opens in new window or fill out the form on this page Link opens in new window.



Mimi Ohio Theatre, Cleveland

PLAYHOUSE SQUARE TOURS (on hiatus as at July 2022)

Meet our RedCoat volunteer tour guides in the KeyBank State Theatre lobby on select Saturdays for a free historic based Playhouse Square Tour. Tours depart every 15 minutes between 10-11:30am and last approximately 90 minutes. Last tour departs at 11:30am. Tours do involve stairs and we do suggest wearing comfortable shoes. Please note that theatre access – and in particular backstage access – is subject to availability. No registration is necessary for groups with fewer than 10 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more guests planning to attend a free tour date, please contact David Greene Link opens in new window or fill out the form on this page Link opens in new window.



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