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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
Tue 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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

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

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

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 NEW

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

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

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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Takoma Park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

A beautiful and moving interpretation of Moby Dick; in a small space with a limited number of actors the play conjures the beauty and danger of the sea the poignant lives of the sailors, and the awe inducing spectre of the whales. The encounter with Moby Dick was one of the most powerful moments of theater I have ever experienced.... More 

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Shreveport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We wanted an evening out to sit and enjoy a play. This one was wonderful. It was a very good and CREATIVE adaptation of Moby Dick. The theater a little handicap Unfriendly.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Terrific acting in a well executed production. Thoroughly enjoyable! Can't wait to return to see something else. Bravo!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Lookingglass Theater is an experience. Not your normal stage play. Actors are trained acrobats, every time I have gone, the makeup of the seating has changed, staging is creative and actors very talented. It is hard to know where to look at times.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The current production of Moby Dick is nothing but outstanding. Absolutely wonderful production. It inspired me to read it--finally.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Everyone should be able to experience theatre this outstandingly good at least once in their lives. If I could think of a way to say things more positively or strongly, I would. Move mountains if you have to but go see Lookingglasses ' take on Moby Dick

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is an unassuming theater in a moderate neighborhood with well done productions. We saw a children's play that was wonderful--well acted, well attended. Cute little city theater. Parking is available, and the theater is easily accessed by public transportation. Neighborhood may seem a little intimidating at night, but perfectly delightful during the day.

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Additional Information about Lookingglass Theatre Company

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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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.