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Apollo Theater Chicago

2540 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 (DePaul)
773 935 6100
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Ranked #95 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Type: Theaters
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- Jul 3, 2014
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Macon, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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.

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ottawa canada
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149 reviews 149 reviews
65 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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.

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New Lenox, Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Yah it's not all clean lines, but the content and our show was pretty good. The intimacy reminds me of theater hopping in NYC in the 80's. Out ticket was $10 I'd go again.

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chicago
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

Was there for a 3:30 performance on a Sunday. It was 50 degrees outside and 30 degrees inside with blasting air over our heads! Management was rude and not helpful. Will never, ever go back. This place should be ashamed of themselves. Many people had winter coats, scarves and even blankets! Not worth the money to freeze and get sick!!... More

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The premise of this play is an actual event in 1956 at Sun Records in Memphis. That evening Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley got together somewhat by accident and spontaneously created a great evening of music. The theater is small and the show is amazing. The whole audience was moving with the great early rock... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My wife and I went to see the Million Dollar quartet. It was a excellent broadway type show. We had a beer with the preformer who played Johnny Cash. PArking is a little hard to find but if you time the meters right you can save some money. The theater sells wine and beer.

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Culver, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Obviously, I liked the hit show, "Million Dollar Quartet"! This was my third time here in past 18 months. This time I was with my class reunion group, so there were about 20 of us. Everyone felt that this was the highlight of our weekend in Chicago. The theater itself is cozy & intimate. There really isn't a bad seat... More

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Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This show was a really fun event. Got great pleasure watching the facial expressions of those attending. The chap playing Jerry Lee Lewis was outstanding. How anyone can play the piano laying on his back over the top of the piano was truly amazing! Everyone in the audience had a wonderful time. A must see! I really appreciated the recommendation... More

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Sullivan, Illinois, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

A friend and I just saw the incredible Million Dollar Quartet at this great theatre. We were lucky enough to get front row seats for the amazing show. The thrust stage put the actors almost within arms' reach, and the cozy setting made this show amazing!!! I cannot imagine seeing it anywhere but here. Great actors, light, sound, etc. Courteous... More

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