Theatre & Concerts in Far North Side

Top 10 Concerts & Shows in Far North Side (Chicago)

Concerts & Shows in Far North Side

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  • Juancho D
    Warsaw, IN649 contributions
    Located up north it’s a great Brie for music shows. We saw Galantis - an EDM duo and show was second to none. Acoustics and space was ample and had good logístics. Bathrooms available and bars on all floors ... great place
    Written 8 March 2020
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  • Maureen1771
    Crete, IL348 contributions
    I was hesitant to attend a show at the Riviera, but wanted to see Fitz and the Tantrums, so I stepped outside of my comfort zone and bought VIP tickets for early access. I was pleasantly surprised overall. The restroom (located in the basement) was clean, however the hole in the stall floor (missing drain cover) was concerning. The restroom attendant was amazing, she had that line MOVING and had a great sense of humor. The beautiful old school theater look has been maintained and updated for modern technology. Sound was fantastic! Overall I was impressed with the cleanliness and helpfulness of employees.
    Written 29 February 2020
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  • mamawin39
    Chicago, IL10 contributions
    I attended this theater for the first time last evening and am bowled over by the great time I had. The subject matter changes periodically but basically, they highlight quality black entertainers. The band and cast were terrific and I am still singing and dancing because of what I witnessed. The energy level was incredible. If you are in Chicagoland, please do yourself a favor and have a wonderful night out at this venue. I cannot wait to go again.
    Written 24 August 2019
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  • Rita S
    McFarland, WI61 contributions
    There really are no bad seats. Small theatre, beautiful, interesting history. Found parking down the street in a bank lot after hours. Would recommend this venue and return for another concert. Will keep an eye for upcoming performances.
    Written 12 January 2020
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  • Max C
    Edinburgh, UK3 contributions
    Love this place! Old style movie theatre revamped beautifully - I go regularly when I'm in Chicago. Food and cocktails in the Carbon Arc restaurant are also A+
    Written 15 February 2019
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  • Stucolco
    Johns Island, SC1,587 contributions
    I took my 11 year old grandson to see “The Man Who Was Thursday” and we both enjoyed this play very much. The acting and staging was excellent, ticket prices for a senior and student very reasonable and the theatre staff very pleasant and friendly. The theatre itself is very well designed, seats very comfortable with apparently no bad seats in the house.
    Written 28 March 2019
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  • Akira M
    Michigan21 contributions
    If you do nothing else in Chicago go to the Neo-Futurists. A laugh out loud highlight collection of 30 acts in 60 minutes with contemplative, weird, ridiculous, sweet, and moody pieces. Bring your shouting voice! Dynamic and interactive, I went every year for four years in a row, that's how much I love them! Plus if you are feeling risky, you can wait in line for a token and call upon lady luck when you roll dice for your final ticket price. Never a dull moment and tiny pizza slices in celebration if they complete all 30!
    Written 2 December 2019
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  • DoorCtyRes
    Fish Creek, WI351 contributions
    First, note that the address listed here is incorrect, they have moved to Evanston.

    We really enjoyed our evening here. We saw The Full Monte and loved it! Lots of energy from the cast, the crowd was dull but after a while got into it. This is an 80 seat storefront theater and that makes for an intimate evening.

    Only issue is don't eat here. Food was blah. There is a Jamaican restaurant right down the street that would be a much better choice.
    Written 17 December 2018
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  • Victoria M
    7 contributions
    Driving on Bryn Mawr I noticed this theatre featuring Frost Nixon. We got tickets for the final matinee and little did we know it would be a perfect weather day in Chicago. should we go and be inside? The best decision was to go. This tiny theatre is a gem. Every actor was an integral part of this fascinating, powerful and superb performance. Broadway at its best. I did not want the story to end.
    Written 3 June 2018
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  • Lloyd W
    Colorado Springs, CO10 contributions
    An absolute do not miss play in Chicago! Was thought provoking and extremely well performed. The theater is very intimate and the play is in town only until December 2nd.
    Particularly if you have ever been associated with a university, this play is for you!
    Written 10 November 2018
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  • Minerva55
    Independence, KY69 contributions
    We attended a wedding reception here and was fascinating. Granted, the bride is artistically inclined and has a certain style, but the staff at the Mayne Stage obviously supported her vision. If you are looking for a unique party venue, this is it!
    Written 28 March 2017
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  • katherineburton923
    Chicago, IL88 contributions
    If there’s a play happening at City Lit it’s well worth attending this intimate theatre in Edgewater. They produce several shows a year and it is always a treat to attend one of their productions. Currently running are two one acts: The Devil and Daniel Webster, followed by a Gilbert & Sullivan operetta titled “Trial By Jury.” Both are thought provoking and very entertaining. It’s a small theatre with open seating but every seat has a good view of the stage.
    Written 19 April 2019
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  • HoosierWisdom
    Lowell, IN657 contributions
    I attended a performance of Equus and was very impressed. High quality acting in a very difficult play, an intimate theater, comfortable seats, modern bathrooms and very pleasant staff. I will be back.
    Written 12 October 2019
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  • Whynottodays
    Madison, WI46 contributions
    Just back from a must see: "Direct from Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys" an unbelievable performance by last years cast. Amazing direction by Michael Menedian and great screen play by Mark Stein. Great theater.
    Written 31 July 2016
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  • PeterMate
    Bloomington, IN77 contributions
    They started off strong. As the performance went on, it degraded. For the price, I would say it was a good value. We as a family of 20 year olds and my 50+ parents all found jokes that were relatable and funny. If you are looking for a bargain or cant find anything else in town that interests you, this is a pretty good bet. BYOB, the bar across the street had good beverage deals.
    Written 10 June 2016
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