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The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State St. Chicago, IL 60601
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If you park in the parking lot behind the Chicago Theatre for a show, make sure you get validated. It will save you some money.
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"The Wizard of Oz"
56 ratings
3.8 average rating
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10 reviews
7 stars
attended May 01 2009

How to described TWoO? Cute. It was superior to most high school / college plays but it was certainly not broadway quality or anywhere near wicked. Good cast. Solid performances. Good singing and dancing. Great seats through Goldstar!

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended May 02 2009

Who does not know and love this story? It's apparent that everyone in this production does as well -- it is about as tried-and-true as any theater piece out there, with some good laughs (great Cowardly Lion), some soft chuckles, and a few special...continued

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 30 2009

I love the Wizard of OZ, and this show was pretty good, though more like a college or very good High School production. The sets were a bit weak. Much of the show seemed more like pantomine. The crowd was awful. It started nearly 20 minutes...continued

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There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful Wizard of Oz, twists its way into Chicago! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow in this lavish production featuring breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs.

A spectacular celebration of the iconic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland, The Wizard of Oz will blow you away from the moment the tornado touches down and transports you to a dazzling art deco Oz, complete with munchkins and flying monkeys. Don’t miss the chance to travel over the rainbow and experience this national treasure on stage.