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Lookingglass Theatre Company

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Address: 821 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone Number: 312-337-0665
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Description: The Lookingglass Theatre Company seeks to redefine the limits of...
The Lookingglass Theatre Company seeks to redefine the limits of theatrical experience and to make theatre exhilarating, inspirational, and accessible to all.Through theatre, which invites, even demands, interaction with its audience, the company's goal is to fire the imagination with love, to celebrate the human capacity to taste and smell, weep and laugh, create and destroy, and wake up where we first fell --- changed, charged and empowered.
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Moby Dick

We really enjoyed the performance. The talent was unbelievable. I was not expecting such an engaging performance. There was not a slow moment!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We really enjoyed the performance. The talent was unbelievable. I was not expecting such an engaging performance. There was not a slow moment!

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Gainesville
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were visiting from out of state. My husband got tickets for Moby Dick. I wasn't thrilled but he wanted to go. It was absolutely fantastic! I would not hesitate to go see another play at Lookingglass theatre. Very,Very well done. A group of teenage boys in a Summer Theatre Program sat in front of us and they were literally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

There is no theater like Lookingglass Theater. We have been subscribers for nearly 5 years and what they can accomplish in this 'black box' is beyond exciting. Entertaining and thought-provoking performances and many times paired up with incredible acrobatics. Location is fabulous, too!

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Lima, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Lookingglass Theatre Company is, I believe, one of the best theatres in the country. Years ago, I saw their amazing "Lookingglass Alice" on tour in Philadelphia, and knew that the next time I made it to Chicago, I would be sure to see one of their productions in their "home" theatre. I actually planned my Chicago trip around their production... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I am sure there are excellent plays here, and the site is certainly interesting, but the production I saw was underwhelming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

How many times have I experienced Moby Dick? I read the book, saw the move, even read it in Classic Comics. This rendition is something new. It is a mixture of dance and theater. Wonderful experience. It is a fresh way at looking at this classic work.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I've seen original broadway productions, great performances in the West End of London, and other shows all over the world. I'm an avid theatre lover and I have extremely high standards. Moby Dick at Lookingglass Theatre was one of the best productions I've ever seen...EVER. Great acting, amazing creativity and brilliant technical theatre blend so well to create a unique... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was a fabulous play. Would return to this lovely small and innovative theater again and again!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Lookingglass team never disappoints. But this production was exceptionally spectacular. Kudos to all departments!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

You can always count on Lookingglass Theatre to go beyond what other theater companies dare to try, and this new interpretation of Moby Dick is no exception. An exciting story well told!

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Address: 821 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone Number: 312-337-0665
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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