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North Shore Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077
Phone Number: 847-673-6300
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Intimate. Good sound

Saw Los Lonely Boys here last night. Small theatre that allows you to pick your seats when you buy tickets, though there are no bad sight lines. They have music, dance and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Saw Los Lonely Boys here last night. Small theatre that allows you to pick your seats when you buy tickets, though there are no bad sight lines. They have music, dance and comedy acts perform. Decent prices on the tickets as well as good prices on drinks. Overall a comfortable venue with good performers.

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Skokie
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We've been to several plays and art shows here, and it's a good venue for both theater and nice open lobby space for art shows or events. They're attracting more and more quality shows over the years.

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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

They have two theaters here, and can present in both without disturbing either one. Plays are contemporary and performers are current. During January, if you do like political satire and current events satire, THE CAPITOL STEPS perform. Prepare to laugh. "Lirty Dies" is a trademark of their show and is hysterical. Show is geared towards adults, but teens may like... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a very cozy, well run venue. I have seen several productions here. On our last outing, to see Menopause, both my whiskey drink and my wife's red wine were spoiled. The whiskey, supposedly Jack Daniels, tasted like the leavings of several different whiskeys mixed up together. The wine was old and going to vinegar. The nice barkeep tried... More 

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Huntley, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Close and free parking just outside the theater building. Clean and well maintained facility. The ushers and ticket takers were very eager to help and answer questions. We sat in the balcony and were satisfied, looked like you couldn't get a bad seat because theater isn't that big, medium sized. Sound volume and clarity was excellent. We were there to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

There isn't a bad seat in the house, literally. SIte lines are all good and no seat is too, too far away from the stage. Very good acoustics. Adequate parking. Clean bathrooms. Elevator to 2nd level. Handicap accessible. They book good quality entertainment and the ticket prices are a fraction of what you would pay in downtown Chicago for a... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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71 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The Northlight Theatre is one of two located in the building. It is basically a black box space. All of the seats have a good view though some can be a bit far to the right or left. so you kind of get a side view. I would certainly opt to get seats closer to center even if it means... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I've seen a few Northlight Theatre shows here and they've all been great. Fine selection of plays and great actors. The seats are a bit cramped though.

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Skokie, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Just saw another play at the Northlight and it was terrific. We have attended this theatre dozens of times over the years. For us, it is convenient, the parking is available and free, the sight lines are good from anywhere in the house, and the volunteer ushers are helpful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

My wife and I attended one of the North Shore Feature Series events in the Center Theatre. We had never been to this venue before, so I called the box office to ask a specific question about seating. We have a specific seating need, and the person I spoke with in the box office told me that if we booked... More 

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