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Broadway Theatre To Return To Chicago For First Time Since Start Of Pandemic, With 'Rent' Farewell Tour At CIBC Theatre

CHICAGO (CBS) -- The lights were on at the CIBC Theatre downtown Monday night, but no one was allowed inside – yet.

On Tuesday, the theatre at 18 W. Monroe St. – operated by Broadway in Chicago and formerly known as the Majestic Theatre and the Shubert Theatre – will be filled with an audience.

The 25th anniversary farewell tour of "Rent" is playing.

It will be the first Broadway show in Chicago in considerably more than 525,600 minutes – it has been more than 18 months.

Everyone must wear a mask at all times during the show. All audience members must also show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

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