The Secret Soirée


March 21, 2015
The Red Lacquer Room of the Palmer House Hilton Hotel
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Honoring Lou Raizin and his years of service to The House and the Chicago Theatre community


The Secret Soirée is SOLD OUT! 
Still looking for magical night? Join us at The Magic Parlour!


The Event

Conspire to celebrate at the classiest of conclaves. Move magically through the marvelous merriments with delectably designed drinks and brilliant bites. Witness the wonderful wizardry of Dennis Watkins in an exclusive stage performance. All in support of The House Theatre of Chicago.



Support Amazing Feats of Storytelling by becoming a leading sponsor of The Secret Soiree!

Event Sponsor Package: $5,000 each

  • includes 8 tickets to event, VIP perks, & elite recognition

Event Supporter Package: $2,500 each

  • includes 8 tickets to event, VIP perks, & special recognition

Click or call us at (773) 769-3832


Tickets are now on sale. 

Individual Tickets: $200 each 

Group Packages of 8 tickets: $1,250 each 

Click or call us at (773) 769-3832

Prize Drawing 

Enjoy VIP treatment at one of Chicago's hottest events - Baconfest Chicago (co-founded by House Company Member, Michael Griggs) and arrive in style. This package includes 4 VIP Tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April 17th, including the Cooking Channel VIP Hour as well as Limousine transportation to and from the event courtesy of Windy City Limousine.
You can Enter to Win online or purchase tickets during cocktail hour.


Silent Auction

Six extraordinary and priceless packages will be open for bidding throughout the evening. Here's a sneak-peek!

SuperSydneyflying It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's Your Kid! 
Turn that special someone into a superhero for a day, with memories to last a lifetime. House Theatre Company Members will collaborate to create a unique superhero and origin story, design a custom costume, and direct a photo shoot at Chicago Flyhouse where, you guessed it, we fly your kid.
HawthorneRaceCourseHorse A Day at the Track 
A group of 25 will enjoy VIP passes, reserved seating in the Gold Cup Room, and trolley transportation to and from the Hawthorne Race Course. This package also includes a race named after the group or group honoree, Winner's Circle presentation & photograph (with a photo for each attendee), and a tour of the paddock area and race announcer's booth.

Broadway in Chicago Staycation 
The ultimate staycation in the Chicago Theatre District! Start with an elegant Italian Dinner at Petterino's before you attend the world premiere of On Your Feet, a new musical about Emilio and Gloria Estefan. End your evening with a stay at the upscale Hampton Majestic in Chicago's vibrant theatre district. Package includes two tickets to opening night (June 17) of On Your Feet - The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, $50 gift card to Petterino's Restaurant, and certificate for a night's stay at the Hampton Majestic.


























Thank You for supporting Amazing Feats of Storytelling at The House Theatre of Chicago.

Our Event Sponsors
Our Event Supporters
In-Kind Support 
Choose Chicago
Neederlander Worldwide Entertainment
Lou and Jill Raizin
Jim Beam
Ticketmaster logo
Auditorium Theatre
PalMet Venture
Steven Davis
Renee Duba
Lawrence Gellar
Eileen LaCario and Tony D’Angelo in honor of Lou Raizin
Palmer House logo
CH Distillery logo
Chicago Trolley and Windy City Limousine
Chicago Fly House
Broadway in Chicago
The Palmer House
Garrett’s Popcorn
Universal Marketing
Willis Tower
Hawthorne Race Course
Hampton Majestic












Show Dates: Mar 21 2015 Location:


Main Event:
The Palmer House Hilton Hotel
17 E. Monroe Street, Chicago.


VIP dinner:
CH Distiller 564 W. Randolph Street, Chicago

A sneak peak inside The Secret Soiree

Experience last year's Secret Soiree in anticipation of the biggest party of the year.

What is the dress code for the event?

The Secret Soirée is a semi-formal event in red & black. 


Is dinner served?

Our 2015 event offers a VIP dinner at CH Distillery at 6pm. Space is very limited! At the main event at 7:30pm, passed hors d'oeuvres are served, followed by dessert.


How many guests will attend?

Due to the nature of the magic performance, reservations are limited to 200 guests in the Red Lacquer Ballroom.