A Prohibition Era Speakeasy A Prohibition Era Speakeasy
OPEN NOW in Chicago for a limited time only! OPEN NOW in Chicago for a limited time only!
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The Experience

  • A cocktail at The Roar prohibition pop-up in Chicago
    Get your glad rags on! Enter a secret passageway to a unique 4-room cocktail experience set in the Prohibition Era. Discover the different tasting rooms where you will meet vibrant figures from the elaborate web of a Roaring Twenties bootlegging operation.
  • A lady performing live music at The Roar on Rush in Chicago
    Take a seat in the Speakeasy for more cocktails, sipping cocktails made with liquor that wasn’t legal in the Roaring 20s, plus food and live music with special performances. This cocktail party at The Roar on Rush is not to be missed!

Practical Info

  1. Date: Thursdays to Sundays from September 22, 2022
  2. Opening hours:
    • Thurs: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
    • Sat: 4:00pm - 12:00am
  3. Duration: 90 minutes
  4. Location: 437 N Rush St. Chicago, IL
  5. Age requirement: 21+
  6. Price: Starting at $60
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A couple enjoying a cocktail and live music at The Roar on Rush in Chicago

The ROAR Location

437 N Rush St., Chicago, IL. 60611

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The Roar Reviews

  • Jeffrey P.

    “I had a GREAT time! The experience was like no other. The interactive show aspect of it is pure genius. It was entertaining and full of surprises. ”

  • Rosa I.

    “So great. So fun. Authentic. Loved the actors, the band and the venue!”

  • Christine H.

    “Oh my, did we have fun!”

  • Danielle J.

    “Wonderful experience and will definitely come again!”

  • Shelly E.

    “Wonderful experience. Top notch music and acting. The cocktails were spot on classic 1902's. Delicious!”

  • John R.

    “Fantastic atmosphere and experience. The drinks were great, and the staff were all awesome. 10/10. Would definitely do it again.”


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  • Eli Newell : Author / Director
  • Emily Dahlquist : Producer
  • Joseph Esquivel : Creative Director
  • Billy Bungeroth Executive Producer for PureSoul Presents
  • Melina Herman : Production Stage Manager
  • Patrick Budde : Consulting Sound Engineer
  • Riley Nelson : Operations Associate
  • Alec Steinhorn: Orchestration, “Stay Down Here Where You Belong” by Irving Berlin (1914)
  • Dahiana Barasz : Consultant


  • Juliet Barrett
  • Joe Blanchard
  • Danielle Chmielewski
  • Muhamad Faal
  • Bryant Hindsman
  • Zoe Gray Mazza
  • Shaina Schrooten
  • Ua Smith
  • and Cameron Webb as Resident Emcee