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Million Dollar Quartet

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Address: 2540 N. Lincoln Ave, Apollo Theater, Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: 7739356100
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Chicago’s smash-hit musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session...

Chicago’s smash-hit musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley for the first and only time. That legendary night is brought to life featuring a score of hits including "Blue Suede Shoes," "Great Balls of Fire," "Walk the Line," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Hound Dog" and more.Don't miss your chance to be a fly on the wall of fame... Wed. 2pm & 7:30pm; Thurs. 7:30pm; Fri. 8pm; Sat. 5pm & 8pm; Sun. 3:30pm & 6:30pm. (Summer Sunday hours June through September - 2pm & 5pm)

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Chicago to Memphis

After seeing the show we decided to go to Memphis to see the real Sun Studio. The show in Chicago was a fantastic high power performance. Anyone that liked their music should see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After seeing the show we decided to go to Memphis to see the real Sun Studio. The show in Chicago was a fantastic high power performance. Anyone that liked their music should see this show. You will be transformed back to the "good ole days"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun night for everyone from the teenagers to the grandparents. An intimate setting and no seat is a bad seat. Love that this was an actual event. The singing was great and everyone sang along several times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a fan of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis, this is something to see. If you closed your eyes, you would swear it was Elvis and Cash singing. Carl Perkins was phenomenal on the guitar and so was Jerry Lee Lewis on the piano. It's the story about how the four were with Sun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

A small theater which makes for a very personal experience. The music is excellent and it makes for a great night out. If you have the time I would highly recommend seeing the show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

A Must see show in Chicago! Great Fun! I would Highly Recommend to see it if you get a chance while in Chicago!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

I went to this play expecting an evening of good entertainment, what we got was not-stop entertainment from first class performers, a history lesson on rock and roll and some good old fashioned fun! The Apollo Theater is a small theater which makes it just intimate enough to make you feel that the performers are there just for you. Please,... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous event. Two couples, picked up seats a month in advance. Small theater, right on top of the stage. No bad seats. The show was outstanding, and the players were almost eerie in how the channeled each singer. If you like early rock n' roll, you'll love this show. And if you don't, you'll still love this show! Super high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Went to Chicago's Apollo Theater to catch this show before it left town. I love the Apollo as it is very intimate and has great sound. We had 2nd row center seats and were at eye level with the performers. We brought our kids(19&22) and they loved it as much as we did. My daughter is now a Johnny Cash... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We went to see the show on NYE, and what a awesome way to close the year! The show even went a little later, as they sand extra songs, and gave us little glasses with champagne to cheers on the NY! We are a family with ages that range from 17 to 44, and everyone LOVED the show! At the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Absolutely brilliant, although Jerry Lee Lewis steals the show. The theatre is a great little venue with some good budget tickets and a small well stocked bar. Go to the toilet before or starts as you almost have to go on/past the stage. Very good show, great music and the story of Sun Records is fascinating.

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.