Casino Theatre

58 W. Madison Street,
Chicago, IL 60602

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 9, 2013 at 3:10 pm

The I cited in my previous comment article also gives the seating capacity of the Casino Garden Theatre as 400.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 9, 2013 at 3:07 pm

This house was called the Casino Garden Theatre in 1910, when it was one of four houses featured in an article about theaters on Chicago’s Madison Street that was published in the August 20 issue of The Film Index. The article confirms that the Casino was originally owned by Charles Weeghman. It was managed for him by Harry B. Fitzpatrick. The article says that the Casino Garden Theatre had been operating for almost a year, which means it must have opened in the latter third of 1909.

DavidZornig on November 29, 2008 at 8:59 pm

Owning a casino & the Cubs?..seems fitting. Great update. Thanks Bryan!

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 27, 2007 at 12:00 pm

The Casino Theatre opened in 1911 and closed in 1937.