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Tickets to Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $50, but can range all the way up to $655. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts event live!

About James N. Nederlander Theatre

Located in Chicago, Illinois, James N. Nederlander Theatre is a theater that first opened its doors in 1926. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Broadway in Chicago.


James N. Nederlander Theatre Seating

The venue has a total capacity of 2,253, although this number can fluctuate based on the event and seating arrangement. Also known as Nederlander Theater, James N. Nederlander Theatre is an enclosed venue.

Before the venue was named James N. Nederlander Theatre, it was also known as The Ford Center for the Performing Arts and Oriental Theatre.


Events at James N. Nederlander Theatre

James N. Nederlander Theatre is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for theater and concert events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into James N. Nederlander Theatre

Want to ensure a smooth entry to James N. Nederlander Theatre? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at James N. Nederlander Theatre

Security at James N. Nederlander Theatre is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that James N. Nederlander Theatre has a strict bag policy.


James N. Nederlander Theatre Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Please refrain from bringing items to the theater that cannot comfortably fit under your seat. Unfortunately, coat or bag check facilities are not provided.


What to Bring to James N. Nederlander Theatre

When you come to an event at James N. Nederlander Theatre, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is James N. Nederlander Theatre ADA Accessible?

James N. Nederlander Theatre is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and the venue is also ADA compliant. Typically, James N. Nederlander Theatre has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


James N. Nederlander Theatre Experience

Your experience at James N. Nederlander Theatre extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at James N. Nederlander Theatre

Plenty of concessions are available at James N. Nederlander Theatre. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to mixed drinks, wine and beer.


Payment Methods Accepted at James N. Nederlander Theatre

James N. Nederlander Theatre primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although James N. Nederlander Theatre accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


How to Get to James N. Nederlander Theatre

James N. Nederlander Theatre is located at 24 West Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60601. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


James N. Nederlander Theatre Parking Details

James N. Nederlander Theatre has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for James N. Nederlander Theatre visitors. They are SP+ Parking, 159 N Dearborn St Parking, Block Thirty Seven, SP+ Parking and Theatre District iParkit Garage.


How Early Should I Get to James N. Nederlander Theatre?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At James N. Nederlander Theatre, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at West Randolph Street, by the main entrance. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to James N. Nederlander Theatre

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Dearborn & Randolph.


Closest Train Stop to James N. Nederlander Theatre

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Millennium Station. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.


James N. Nederlander Theatre Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from James N. Nederlander Theatre, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to James N. Nederlander Theatre

James N. Nederlander Theatre is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown, Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park, Swissotel Chicago and The Ivy Hotel.

With mystical architecture inspired by the Far East, the Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the must-visit attractions in Chicago, IL. The venue, which opened in 1926 as the Oriental Theatre, used to show movies and plays. By the late 1970s, it fell into a state of disrepair and was eventually closed for more than 15 years. A restoration was completed in 1998, featuring gothic revival architecture, a palette of vibrant colors, opulent carvings and plush velvet seats with unobstructed stage views.

The theater has been a popular spot for jazz musicians, with legends like Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald gracing its stage. Since it reopened, the Ford Center has been the home of a number of Broadway productions, including The King and I, Newsies: The Musical, Mamma Mia!, Matilda the Musical and Billy Elliot.

Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts is located in the revitalized North Loop Theatre District of the city. With numerous restaurants nearby, there’s no shortage of dining options before or after a show. There are a number of parking garages and lots within walking distance to the theater, but it can also be accessed via public transportation. The Brown, Green, Orange, Pink and Purple Line Express elevated lines exits are 1.5 blocks from the theater.

Facts about Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts

Capacity:

2,253


Past Names/Nicknames:

Oriental Theatre


Date/Year Built/Opened:

1926

Event Dates and Pricing Information

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Six The Musical Jun 20, 2024 From $99 191
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Six The Musical Jun 22, 2024 From $68 344
Six The Musical Jun 22, 2024 From $104 329
Six The Musical Jun 23, 2024 From $119 400
Six The Musical Jun 25, 2024 From $88 420
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