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Old Jews Telling Jokes Reviews

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

223 ratings
4.3 average rating
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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 06 2013

GREAT SHOW. ALL FOUR ENJOYED THE PRESENTATION, CAST AND JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING. WE HAD HEARD ALMOST EVERY JOKE BEFORE BUT THAT DID NOT STOP US FROM LAUGHING. WE ALREADY TOLD SOME OF OUR FRIENDS THAT THEY SHOULDN'T MISS THE SHOW AS IT WAS A LOT OF...continued

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27 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 08 2014

Loved the concept and the jokes.

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10 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Fun! A good show to see if you enjoy laughing. Don't bring kids!

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9 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 20 2013

Had a great time. Tickets were great and the play was also great.
I thought I would be hearing only old jokes but was surprise at the
many I have not hear.

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Carmel Red Velvet
45 events
8 reviews
28 stars
attended Nov 22 2013

Very funny! Good jokes, good flow, very upbeat. I would go again.

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6 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 02 2013

The Royal George theater's first row balcony seat is impossible to see the stage from unless you sit forward, which would be fine except then the people behind us couldn't see. We saw half the show, the top half. What we saw was good.

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 14 2013

Went with two non Jewish friends who loved it. The performers were perfect for the roles they played and they told the "old jokes" with style. Perhaps if I had not attended preview at Spertus it would have seemed fresher for me.

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Jodi Suson Red Velvet
6 events
3 reviews
9 stars
attended Nov 21 2013

First, we had great seats. Thanks to having a membership with Red Velvet. They were first row. That was a very nice surprise. The show itself was hysterically funny and I enjoyed it so much. Reminded me of my own Bubbe and Zadie. My friend...continued

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 30 2013

good performances by ALL, esp. Tim K and Renee M. Being 81, I had heard most of the jokes, but it was fun watching these folks do them well.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 22 2014

It was funny. I had a few laughs. However, some jokes are older than I am. Some are too inappropriate for the general public, so to speak. Over all, it was a good experience.

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2 reviews
8 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

The title for the play should have been "Old Jews Telling Dirty Jokes." The jokes were pretty funny and the cast did a pretty good job of telling the jokes.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 30 2013

This show exceeded our expectations. From the moment it started until the end, we laughed. It brought back the "Yiddish experience" of the past. How wonderful these memories have been preserved. The players did a really good job of playing...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 08 2014

It was OK, it was nice to see they invited a House Rep. and Senator... The jokes were funny but the show lacked structure.

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1 review
2 stars
attended Dec 03 2013

lots of fun! dirty comedy, don't bring the kids!

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1 review
7 stars
attended Jan 31 2014

We had awesome second row seats although there is not a bad seat in the house. The cast was terrific, a great blend of old and not-so-old jews who energetically moved the minimal scenery around. The lack of scenery allowed us to focus on the...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 03 2014

We had wonderful seats and the ticketing experience was smooth as could be. As for the show, not so much. It was pleasant, but not uproarious. The performers were all very good, but I guess I play golf with too many funny 'Old Jews' to find this...continued

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1 review
7 stars
attended Nov 07 2013

We thought the "Old Jews" were very funny. We laughed & laughed - it was well done & extremely entertaining!

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6 stars
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42 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

Very fun show! Constant jokes! Would recommend.

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29 reviews
29 stars
attended Oct 11 2013

My husband and I took my elderly mother; we expected it to be slapstick. It wasn't. It was a laugh-out-loud, well-acted event and all three of us thoroughly enjoyed it. It spans generations.

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