For the perfect weekend break or vacation in the Chicago area, stay at the Residence Inn Merrillville and take in a show at the nearby Star Plaza Theater. Experience a concert featuring one of your favorite singers or an uplifting musical. After the performance, just take a short walk across the street to the Residence Inn hotel where you can relax in your spacious, comfortable room.
Many of the best acts on tour come to the Star Plaza. It features a variety of popular entertainment for people of all ages. Whether your taste in music runs to rock, pop, blues or country, the Star Plaza has probably highlighted one of your favorite performers. It’s also a place to see well known stand up comedians and Broadway musicals. If you’re travelling with small children, check the listings for family-friendly shows such as Sesame Street Live.
Hit stage shows at the Star Plaza have included High School Musical, Annie, Cabaret, Grease, and Sesame Street Live. Well know stand ups such as Jeff Foxworthy, Carrot Top, Larry the Cable Guy and Chris Rock have performed there. Some of the legendary singers who have played the Star Plaza include BB King, Tony Bennett, Tom Jones, Alice Cooper, Kenny Rogers and Donna Summer.
One of the best features of the Star Plaza is its intimacy. The floor level seats 2000 and the mezzanine level seats 1400. No matter where you sit, you are never more than 120 feet from the edge of the stage. The seating is arranged in a semi-circle and offers excellent views from every angle. Loyal audience members praise the acoustics.
Even if a concert at the Star Plaza is the high point of your trip, you’ll want to make the most of your stay in the area. The Residence Inn Merrillville is conveniently located for excursions to nearby attractions including Indiana Dunes National Park, Riverboat Casinos and Deep River Water Park. It’s also a perfect base for visits to downtown Chicago to experience its famous restaurants and nightlife.
The beautiful, spacious rooms and suites at the Residence Inn are designed for your comfort and convenience. All rooms are air conditioned and furnished with a plush, Queen-sized bed, well-lit writing desk, dining table and flat screen TV. Better yet, each room comes with a fully equipped kitchen including stove-top, microwave and refrigerator. A complementary full American breakfast is available each morning.
For a fantastic weekend break or vacation in the greater Chicago area, plan your trip around a must-see performance at the Star Plaza Theater and reserve a room at the Residence Inn Merrillville. Make the most of your stay by visiting nearby attractions. You’ll be sure to return home with happy memories.