Facilities: Theaterat the Copernicus Center

Theater Rental

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The Theater is the sole surviving atmospheric-style Theater in the Chicagoland area, designed by architect Mason Rapp of the prestigious firm of Rapp & Rapp. Built in the 1930’s, it has a unique vintage ambiance, accented by classic red Theater seats and a breathtaking blue ceiling which resembles a star-filled sky. Originally a cinima house, much has been achieved to both modernize, but preserve, this jewel on the Northwest side of Chicago. There are 1,889 seats – 1,415 on the floor and 474 in the balcony.

Concerts and performances will benefit from a large “thrust” stage and two dressing rooms on either side of the stage.  In addition to great visibility from seats, large screens on both sides of the stage are a crowd pleaser.  Amenities required by large shows are easily available. (see lighting, sound, & technicals below)  


Theater History

Total Capacity = 1,889  {Floor = 1,415  +  Balcony = 474}


  • 6 hour block
  • Each Additional hour:  $100
  • Balcony – if used – $500
  • Monday thru Thursday:  $1,700
  • Friday:  $2,000
  • Saturday:  $3,500
  • Sunday:  $2,000 

Sound and Light packages, Theater equipment, and additional services are available.  

 Basic Sound System  ♫  Concert Sound System   ♫  Digital Concert Sound System  

 Lighting System Pricing  ☼  Concert Lighting “A”  ☼  Concert Lighting “B” 

Stage Floor Plan        Theater Seating Chart       Lobby Floor Plan  Full Technical Dimentions

SEE CALENDAR before requesting a date.

Complete a Quote Request:  Request Quote

PLEASE NOTE:  No booking is guaranteed until a signed contract and deposit are received.

Copernicus Center Theater

Dressing Room Stage Right

Copernicus Center Theater


Copernicus Center theater

Dressing Room Stage Left


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