The Genesee Theatre is located in the heart of downtown Waukegan. Designed by the famous architect Edward P. Steinberg, the building originally housed this theater, 11 retail spaces and 44 apartments. 'Man About Town' debuted here on June 25, 1939. Jack Benny, a native of Waukegan and Dorothy Lamour starred in this play. Restoration work on this vaudeville theater began in 2001 and it was reopened to the public on 3rd December, 2004 with a much-applauded curtain raiser by Bill Cosby. Performances by Ringo Starr, Jewel, Led Zeppelin etc are slated for this years calendar.
- Open Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 PM to 05:30 PM
- Type: Theater
- Accept Credit Card: visa, mastercard, amex