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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

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



Auditorium Theatre

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 run Fridays at 12pm and Saturdays at 12pm and 2pm. Duration approximately 60 mins. Please note tour content is subject to change based on events in the building and that some tours can take up to 75 mins. There is no stage or dressing room access on concert days.

Tickets: Adults $20; Children (12 & under), Students (with valid ID), and Seniors (65 and older): $15. For groups (15+) call (212) 465-6080 Link opens in new window or email Group.Sales@msg.com Link opens in new window.

Tour content, prices, dates, and times are subject to change without notice. Tours are offered on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.



CIBC Theatre

Broadway In Chicago offers a public tour of our theatres every Saturday at 11am. Each tour visits two of our three theatres: the Oriental Theatre, the Cadillac Palace and the CIBC Theatre. The tour showcases the glittering vintage décor inspired by the foremost theatre designers of our time, who created through their designs in the French Renaissance styling. You will also learn about the cutting edge technology that makes each theatre the home to today’s most complex theatrical productions and the recent restorations that brought beauty and elegance back to these century-old theatres.

For more information visit the Broadway in Chicago website Link opens in new window.



Connor Palace Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



Fox Theatre, St. Louis

Explore the splendor of one of America’s most magnificent theatres! Enjoy your 90-minute walking tour of the majestic Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis. This grand palace-style Theatre is 5 stories high and is a grand experience!

Tours are currently offered on Saturday mornings at 10:30am, and additionally at 11am when a matinee performance is not scheduled. Tours include organ concert. Tickets are $10 each, children under 2 are free and do not need a ticket. Tickets must be purchased online in advance through MetroTix (the Fox box office is only open before shows at this time), and ticket sales end the preceding Friday at 5pm. For more details see the theatre’s Tours Link opens in new window page.



Hanna Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



Mimi Ohio Theatre, Cleveland

With five fully restored historic theatres, Playhouse Square Link opens in new window is the largest theatre restoration project in the world. Join us for a free tour and find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball!

Tours involve stairs and so comfortable shoes are advised. If you or a member of your party is not able to access stairs, please inform the volunteer guides upon arrival and they will adjust the tour accordingly. Please note that not all areas may be available during each tour.

Tours (typically 90mins) are free but registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. For more information and the complete tour schedule go to the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.

Private tours can be scheduled any day of the week with a start time between 10am and 4pm. For pricing and availability go the the “Private Tours” section of the Playhouse Square Public Tours website Link opens in new window.



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