In "The Dark Knight" (2008), Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) and his girlfriend Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal) show up for a ballet performance in scenes shot in the Chicago Theatre.
In "Save the Last Dance" (2001), Sara (Julia Stiles) auditions for a spot in the ballet company of her dreams, in scenes shot in the Chicago Theatre.
The iconic "C-H-I-C-A-G-O" sign is nearly six stories high.
The Chicago Theatre offers a tour of the lobby, majestic auditorium, and backstage space (when available) several times a week. Click link at right for info.
The grand lobby of the Chicago Theatre is modeled after the Royal Chapel at Versailles, while the grand staircase is patterned after that of the Paris Opera House.
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