The Chicago Theatre's Wurlitzer organ console before re-building, ca. 1960. John Shanahan photo, THS Archives.

CHICAGO THEATRE 90th BIRTHDAY TOURS WITH ORGAN

The Chicago Theatre's Wurlitzer organ console before re-building, ca. 1960. John Shanahan photo, THS Archives.

On Oct 26 the Chicago Theatre celebrates its 90th birthday. Public tours will be held at 6pm Oct. 24, 25, and 26.  The original installation Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ will be played.  Bob Newhart is the major anniversary show on Saturday Oct. 22.  Madison Square Garden is the current owner of the theatre. MSG also operates Radio City Music Hall and the Beacon in NYC. (RS)

Tour ticket information and old photo at this link:

http://www.thechicagotheatre.com/events/anniversary-1011.html

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