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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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After seeing Million $$ Quartet for the 5th time this past weekend, I have to say I enjoyed it as much as the first time. Our group's ages spanned 3 decades from 60+ to 30 years... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
Orland Park, Illinois

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

After seeing Million $$ Quartet for the 5th time this past weekend, I have to say I enjoyed it as much as the first time. Our group's ages spanned 3 decades from 60+ to 30 years and everyone enjoyed it equally. Very energetic and very talented musicians.

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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We enjoyed a fun evening of theater in this small venue. We purchased tickets through HotTix same day as show. The production was well done by a talented cast of musicians!

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Osceola, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great show! Intimate venue. Just a real nice evening out for fans of these legends or even if you don't know much about them.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Fabulous show by an incredibly talented and enthusiastic cast. Intimate atmosphere of venue added to the enjoyment immeasurably. If you love rock and roll (or even if you don't) or if you are of a certain age this performance is pure joy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We saw Million Dollar Quartet and can highly recommend it. The singing and musicianship are top notch. You feel like you are watching Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins on stage. The venue is small so every seat is a good seat. They are doing renovations so the lobby area was a bit messy. The signage... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Wish I could give this two ratings.. Performance of Million Dollar Quartet was top notch. Applause to the performers. Theater--lobby area in dire need of new carpet or flooring that doesn't smell like a wet dog. This place has seen it's better days and needs a renovation and thorough cleaning. That alone will keep me from returning or recommending. No... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We saw Million Dollar Quarter at the Apollo. The theatre is small & intimate, which is great because every seat in the house is a good one. The service is very friendly and helpful. They serve drinks which can be brought into the theatre. We immensely enjoyed the show and the theatre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Quaint little theatre with a great show going on. The Million Dollar Quartet is a broadway class musical show, excellent. The actors really resembled the real singers. The story is about Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis when they started out. It is a must while in Chicago!!!

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

From what I understand this theatre is going to be going through a major renovation and that is a positive thing. It is rather small but the acoustics are good and you can see the stage from just about anywhere. We saw Million Dollar Quartet and it was very good. If you like music - Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis... More 

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Springfield Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This was our first time at the Apollo9 and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience and the intimate atmosphere. The theater is not huge which made the experience even better. We were very close (as are all seats pretty much) and could see all of the actors expressions. The actors had close contact with the audience and it was obvious they... More 

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.