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Windy City Playhouse

Open Now: 6:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Open today: 6:30 PM - 12:30 AM
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Southern Gothic at WCP South

All I can say is wow! Without giving too much away, this theatre experience was the most unique... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
Southern Gothic at WCP South is Terrific

A great afternoon of theater with for people over 18. Very entertaining immersive experience and... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2019
Chicago, Illinois
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Windy City Playhouse is a professional theater that entertains with exceptional contemporary, relevant, and approachable art. Combining relatable material with high quality artistry, we seek to create work accessible by audiences of all kinds. In...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All I can say is wow! Without giving too much away, this theatre experience was the most unique I’ve ever been to. And I’ve been to a lot of shows. Show made you feel invited yet uncomfortable in a good way, and so thought provoking....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

A great afternoon of theater with for people over 18. Very entertaining immersive experience and acting is superb. Well worth the money.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

Every single person in this laugh out loud play is hysterically funny. Make sure you go!!! I loved Rochelle who played Brooke in the performance. She is so fun to watch.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Southern Gothic at the nrw playhouse on south Michigan Avenue is a hoot! Visitors shoild check it out. It's not a typical theater experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SLM1962
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

Looking for complete entertainment? Visit The Windy City Playhouse for two hours of totally awesome theatre! We saw the production Southern Gothic, where the audience wanders through the set while the actors perform right next to you. These professionals never stepped out of character while...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Slee418
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Maybe the most amazing play I've ever seen. It is "audience immersion". The play is set in a house during a birthday party in Georgia, 1961. The audience is asked to be "fly on the wall, invisible guests" who stick to the walls and move...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DanaB2648, Manager at Windy City Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks so much for this lovely review! As a small nonprofit, word of mouth is our best form of advertising, so I really appreciate you taking the time out of your day to say all this. Hope to see you back at the theater soon!

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We were in Chicago for hubby’s 50th birthday and I was looking for something unique to do. Hubby is more the type for a Cubs game, but was willing to give this a try! We wrote in advance about the dress code & were told...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

The reviews for Southern Gothic were rave all the way back in February and it took me until June to get a ticket and see it. This is what is called an immersive theater experience. The audience of 28 (limited so that it is not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

This is probably a unique theater experience. you are seated in a small southern house and the play takes place around you in 3 rooms and patio. You cannot possibly hear all the dialogue but it is so well written that you never really lose...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Robert A
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I have never experienced immersive theater and I was more than a bit apprehensive. But this was really fun. The actors will not interact with you -- they look right past you although I was standing in the way of one and she actually said...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marc A
Dana B, Manager at Windy City Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi Marc- Just want to say thank you for taking the time to review Windy City Playhouse! This kind of direct audience testimonial is our best form of advertising, so thank you for your kind words! Hope to see you around the Playhouse again soon,...More

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May 24, 2018|
Response from Betsy H | Reviewed this property |
There is metered parking on the street -- on Irving Park and along the side streets. The night we went we were able to park very close to the theater.