Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre is also known as "The Oriental Theatre," renamed "The Nederlander Theatre" just recently in 2019. The theatre was named after James M. Nederlander, the founder of Broadway In Chicago. The theatres opened to the public in 1926. It was listed as the New Masonic Building and Oriental Theatre on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The theatre can seat 2,253 hosting Broadway shows.
A traditional way to enjoy the Chicago theatre experience is by grabbing popcorn at the Garrett Popcorn Shops. Surrounding the area is a mix of food and coffee shops that can be a good past time while waiting for the shows. Jason's Deli and Gayle V's Best Ever Grilled Cheese are to be recommended. Healthier options can be enjoyed at Frontera Fresco and Roti Modern Mediterranean. Historical and artistic places can also be enjoyed around the area. If guests are looking for a little twist to their theatre experience, they can visit the Teatro Zinzanni or have a little laugh at Drunk Shakespeare. Guests can also visit the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, which are only a few minutes away from The Nederlander Theatre. Judy Garland was one of the notable performers who was discovered in the same theatre. Hotels around the area include The Langham, Chicago, which was top-rated among travelers. The popular hotels include Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, and Staypineapple. The theatre has since then hosted applaudable productions like CATS: The Musical. Take your friends on a short trip to Westmont.