Broadway theater returns to Chicago for the first time since the pandemic began with “Rent” farewell tour at the CIBC Theater – CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) – On Monday evening the lights were on in the CIBC Theater downtown, but no one was allowed in – yet.
On Tuesday, the theater at 18 W. Monroe St. – operated by Chicago’s Broadway and formerly known as the Majestic Theater and Shubert Theater – will be filled with audiences.
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The farewell tour for the 25th anniversary of “Rent” is underway.
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It will be the first Broadway show in Chicago in well over 525,600 minutes – that was more than 18 months ago.
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Everyone must wear a mask at all times during the show. All viewers must also provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.