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Iroquois Theatre, Randolph between State and Dearborn Sts., Chicago

Iroquois Theater (Chicago, Ill.)

Iroquois Theatre, Randolph between State and Dearborn Sts., Chicago

souvenir programme : dedicatory performance, November 23, 1903 : opening attraction, Klaw & Erlanger"s Mr. Blue Beard.

by Iroquois Theater (Chicago, Ill.)

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Published by Press of Rand, McNally & Co. in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iroquois Theater (Chicago, Ill.),
  • Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History

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    Other titlesIroquois Theatre, Chicago, Ill., November 23, 1903.
    ContributionsNoonan, Thomas J., publisher., Chassin, David, donor., Chassin, Norma, donor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17632142M
    OCLC/WorldCa2975242

    The brand-new Iroquois Theater on the north side of Randolph between State and Dearborn, fashioned after the Opera Cominque in Paris, advertised itself as the latest in state-of-the-art "fireproof.   The Iroquois Theatre was at 24–28 West Randolph Street, between State Street and Dearborn Street, in Chicago. The syndicate that bankrolled its construction chose the location specifically to attract women on day trips from out of town who, it was thought, would be more comfortable attending a theater near the safe, police -patrolled Loop.

    Located on W. Randolph Street, between State and Dearborn, the theater could seat 1, customers. But today's matinee, 1, people filled the theater to 'standing room only' capacity to see vaudeville comedian Eddie Foy, Annabelle Whitford and a performance troupe of , in the musical comedy, "Mr. Bluebeard". The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material. Randolph Street, showing Iroquois Theatre, Chicago., ca. Photograph.

    The Iroquois Theatre fire happened on Decem , in Chicago, Illinois. It was the deadliest theater fire and the deadliest single-building fire in the United States history, resulting in at least deaths. Theatre The Iroquois Theatre was at 24–28 West Randolph Street, between State Street and Dearborn Street, in Chicago.   The Iroquois Theatre was a mere five weeks old that day in Located on Randolph Street between State and Dearborn, it was a magnificent palace of marble and mahogany, a “virtual temple of beauty,” and had been advertised as “absolutely fireproof.”.


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Iroquois Theatre: Randolph, Between State and Dearborn Sts;, Chicago; Souvenir Programme; Dedicatory Performance, Novem (Classic Reprint) Paperback – February 3, by Iroquois Theatre (Author)Author: Iroquois Theatre.

Get this from a library. Iroquois theatre, Randolph between State and Dearborn Sts., Chicago: souvenir programme: dedicatory performance, Novem opening attraction, Klaw & Erlanger's Mr. Blue Beard. [Thomas J Noonan; Iroquois Theater (Chicago, Ill.)]. Buy Iroquois Theatre: Randolph, Between State and Dearborn Sts;, Chicago; Souvenir Programme; Dedicatory Performance, Novem (Classic Reprint) by Iroquois Theatre (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The new Chicago Theatre, now the Olympic Theatre, on Clark Street, between Lake and Randolph; opened by «i Iroquois Theatre H. McVicker in August, 1S75, with "Apple Blossoms.' Called the Olympic, in May, 1SS5. Hopkins' Theatre, on State Street near Harrison, was opened by Robert Graham in " Wanted a Partner," October 1, 1SS4.

The Iroquois opened just shortly before on November 23rd of that year and was located on West Randolph between State and Dearborn. The theatre had a capacity of approximately 1, seats with three audience levels that included a main floor with orchestra that offered about seats.

Plates and Engravings F. JUNGBLUT & CO. Press of RAND, McNALLY & CO. iKOfflfOIS THCaTRfi RANDOLPH BETWEEN STATE AND DEARBORN STS., CHICAGO Dedicatory' "pciySrmance Openinjr ^^ e>^itractioiv NOVEMBER, 23 J 1 Kif^aRl^GERS. ^05 Ij /HRDLVEDEnRD IROQUOIS THEATRE RANDOLPH BETWEEN STATE AND DEARBORN STREETS, CHICAGO.

ILL. The day was Monday, Novemwhen the brand new Iroquois Theater, an “absolutely fireproof” theatre, opened in Chicago at Randolph (between State and Dearborn streets). On Wednesday, December 30th, the hit musical, “Mr. Bluebeard” starring Eddie Chicago book was enjoying its sixth week of a successful run as the Iroquois Theatre’s first production.

The Randolph Theatre, located on Randolph Street near State Street (near the Colonial [formerly Iroquois] Theatre—which was replaced by the Oriental Theatre in ), was within walking distance of many of the larger Loop houses of its day (such as the State-Lake Theatre, the Apollo [later United Artists] Theatre, and the Woods Theatre).

Iroquois Theater. Life Span: as the Colonial Theater from Location: Randolph (between State and Dearborn streets) Architect: Benjamin H. Marshall. The Inter Ocean, Novem One week from tomorrow night the Iroquois theater will open its doors for its dedication and initial production, “Mr.

Bluebeard,” the famous Klaw and Erlander Drury Lane spectacle. Prior to the construction of the Oriental Theatre inthe little bit of land on Randolph Street between State Street and Dearborn was home to the Iroquois Theatre. It was constructed hastily. Iroquois Theatre. The Iroquois Theatre, located at W.

Randolph (between State and Dearborn) was a stunning, Renaissance-style building advertised as fireproof. A Wednesday matinee performance of the musical Mr. Blue Beard starring Eddie Foy, overflowed with a standing-room audience of nearly 2, people, mostly women and children.

The Bergch family was just three of as many as theatregoers, mostly women and children, arriving at the Iroquois Theatre at 24–28 West Randolph Street, between State Street and Dearborn Street. School was out for Christmas, so the Wednesday matinee performance of "Mr. Blue Beard," a musical starring funnyman Eddie Foy, overflowed with a standing-room audience of nearly 2, people, mostly women and children, at the 5-week-old Iroquois richly appointed amusement palace on the north side of Randolph Street between State and.

The Iroquois Theatre, located on Randolph Street between State Street and Dearborn Avenue in downtown Chicago, was one of the most opulent and modern theatres in the world. The magnificent theatre, built for over $1 million, was designed by architect Benjamin H.

Marshall and was patterned after the famous Opera Comique in Paris. The Iroquois Theater fire. at the 5-week-old Iroquois richly appointed amusement palace on the north side of Randolph Street between State and Dearborn Streets was said to be.

[M]idway between State and Dearborn Streets in Chicago is the gem of the street, the Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theater. Shuttered for decades before extensive renovation sponsored by the automobile company replaced layers of grime with gold leaf, the Ford Oriental is one of the key venues in Chicago’s effort to become a major theatrical town/5(29).

Group standing inside the Iroquois Theater after the fire, viewing ruins, Chicago, Illinois, circa January (Chicago History Museum) The loss of life struck at the heart of Chicago’s upper Author: Francine Uenuma.

The Oriental Theatre was equipped with a Wurlitzer 4 manual 20 Ranks theatre organ. The Oriental Theatre, which stands on W. Randolph Street between N. State Street and N.

Dearborn Street, was for many years, in addition to live stage shows and movies, also one of Chicago’s premier destinations for live jazz performances by many of the greats of the era, including frequent performer Duke Ellington. Iroquois Theatre: Randolph, Between State and Dearborn Sts;, Chicago; Souvenir Programme; Dedicatory Performance, Novem (Classic Reprint) Theatre, Iroquois Published by Forgotten Books.

"The Iroquois Theatre was at 24 28 West Randolph Street, between State Street and Dearborn Street, in Chicago. The syndicate that bankrolled its construction chose the location specifically to attract women on day trips from out of town who, it was thought, would be more comfortable attending a theater near the safe, police-patrolled Loop.

The Iroquois Theatre was at 24–28 West Randolph Street, between State Street and Dearborn Street, in Chicago. The syndicate that bankrolled its construction chose the location specifically to attract women on day trips from out of town who, it was thought, would be more comfortable attending a theater near the safe, police-patrolled Loop shopping district.

The historic Oriental Theatre opened inon the site of the ill-fated Iroquois Theatre, as a Balaban and Katz Loop movie palace. The 3,seat theater, located on .PHOTOS: (1) When the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago was completed in it was one of the premiere theatres in the world, reputed to have cost an unprecedented million dollars.

Built in the heart of downtown Chicago on Randolph Street between State and Dearborn Streets, the six-story behemoth was billed as “Absolutely Fireproof” in its grand.