We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Apollo Theater Chicago

2540 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 (DePaul)
773 935 6100
Website
Improve this listing
90%
Ranked #74 of 304 Attractions in Chicago
Attraction details

Hotels near Apollo Theater Chicago

Write a Review

67 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    37
    23
    1
    3
    3
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Fishers, Indiana
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manistique
Top Contributor
294 reviews 294 reviews
57 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We went to see Million Dollar Quartet but almost drove past the theatre- the sign isn't very big and it was surrounded by scaffolding as they're doing some work. Parking was very close and easy to get in and out. The theater itself is fairly small and I think all seats would be good. We had great seats right in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brandon, MS
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Apollo Theater in Chicago is quite small, but it was perfect for a show like Million Dollar Quartet. We had the cheap seats but still had a good view of the stage. Not the best location - sits under an overpass for the El train! At quiet times during the performance you could hear the train passing by outside.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
43 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a great theater and you will not find a bad seat in the house! It is a small theater that is set up in a U auditorium style, so everyone can easily see and hear what is going on stage. I took the Red Line from downtown and exited on Fullerton station. It was then only about 4-5... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a high energy show, fun to watch. If you are of an age to know who these people were and a little of their stories , you will be smiling for 90 minutes. Excellent singing, acting, and the musicians were top notch. Very impressive. We were able to get discount tickets from hot tix. The theater was nearly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
chicago
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The Apollo Theatre is located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. If you are staying in the loop, provide some extra time to commute as this venue is 3.6 miles from the river, which results in a $18.00 cab fare (with tip). If driving, event parking is available in the associate ramp. This theatre is small and very intimate.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Quincy, Illinois
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

It was not the grandest, largest, most spectacular or acoustically sound - but I love it. Its small, intimate with good seat spacing in rows and comfortable seats. There's also not a bad seat in place - none with blocked views. Always sit in middle section if you can. Overall, it's a low key theater in great area. Lots of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Macon, Georgia
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We saw million dollar quartet. Was like being in a bar with those actors. Love being that close. Sound was wonderful.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
ottawa canada
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
73 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It was a very cute theatre. We recently saw the million dollar quartet. We did not experience any parking as we used public transit. Inside staff were friendly. A good selection of drinks which we could bring into the theatre. The center seats are best. The far side seats you would miss the expressions on the actors.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Lenox, Illinois
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
33 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Millions Dollar Quartet is a lively show with great impersonators of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis, and Carl Perkins. Jerry Lee stole the show. The plot isn't much, but the music is what it's all about. Most of the teenagers in the crowd clapped rather timidly while everyone else got into the rock and roll. By the end of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Apollo Theater Chicago also viewed

 

Been to Apollo Theater Chicago? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing