Benjamin Thompson & Associates, Design Architect; Cambridge, MA
VOA Associates, Inc., Architect; Chicago, IL
Schuler & Shook Inc., Theatre Consultant; Chicago, IL
Acoustics, audio systems design, and mechanical noise and vibration control, for this 1,500-seat tent-covered/open air theatre with full stage including orchestra shell. Skyline Stage is the only performance pavilion built directly on Chicago’s lakefront. With its vaulted-roof structure, visible for miles along the shores of Lake Michigan, the venue offers a unique atmosphere and spectacular views. The theater showcases local and national artists, with performances ranging from classical to pop, blues and jazz to eclectic, rock and reggae, as well as dance, theater, comedy and film.