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Apollo Theater Chicago

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Address: 2540 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: 773 935 6100
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Fancy Nancy very entertaining

Took our youngest to see Fancy Nancy at the Emerald City Theater inside the Apollo. Much smaller theater that only seats about 400 people. Show was only an hour and was well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Hinsdale, Illinois
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Hinsdale, Illinois
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Took our youngest to see Fancy Nancy at the Emerald City Theater inside the Apollo. Much smaller theater that only seats about 400 people. Show was only an hour and was well done. From Katrina Kiss's performance as Fancy Nancy to Micah Kroniokken who played Lionel the entire production was well done. The whole cast did an outstanding job. In... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I always enjoy a stage play with real actors. The parts played by Lance Lipinsky (Jerry Lee Lewis), Brandon Bennett (Elvis Presley) and Adam Lee (Johnny Cash) were superb!! Lance Lipinsky with his witty humor had the audience in stitches. While Brandon Bennett not only looked like Elvis his mannerisms and facial expressions were magnificent. As for Adam, his voice... More 

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Macomb, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Apollo is not the largest venue, but is definitely one of the most personal places. We saw the Million Dollar Quartet and you almost felt like you were right in the room with the entertainers. I don't really think there is a bad seat in the whole place. Staff were friendly and we observed them being very helpful to... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I was traveling solo in Chicago and went to Million Dollar Quartet at Apollo. I'm not sure if they are remodeling or what, but outside you couldn't tell it was a theater. Inside wasn't anything special, but was comfortable.

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Dixon, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We drove to Chicago(live about 100 miles away) for a special evening and it was. This theatre is old and very very beautiful. The seating is good. We were in the balcony and there didn't seem to be any obstructions anywhere! I like the balcony as I am short in stature and can see better being up! Broadway in Chicago... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were in Chicago a couple of weeks ago for a getaway weekend and saw this show on a Friday night. What a great time! I grew up with this music and the musicians/ actors were terrific. My girlfriend who is more Beatles fan than Elvis may have enjoyed the show as much as me. I would highly recommend spending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you are open to attending a show in a small, intimate venue, this is the place for you. The staff is super friendly. There is not really a bad seat, although my preference, based on the few shows I have been to would be to sit in the center section or the two sections on either side of the... More 

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Piqua
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We recently attended The Million Dollar Quartet at The Apollo Theater and had a great time...the show was a rockin' good time and there are no bad seats. I will say that we had some trouble finding the theater even in a cab. The theater seems to be under construction as well as under the "L" So several times the... More 

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The theater is located in Lincoln Park and is a nice walking area. We felt safe getting there. The theater itself is small and a little dated, but there is not a bad seat in the place. The show was amazing and the music was fabulous. Anyone who like '50s music would love this show.

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Fishers, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We saw the "Million Dollar Quartet" at the Apollo at the end of October and it was wonderful. Strongly recommend it for all. It was the weekend of our 55th High School reunion, and the music in the show was just the ticket for our weekend!

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