Tips for Athenaeum Theatre

2936 North Southport Avenue Chicago IL 60657 at W Oakdale Ave
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127 Athenaeum Theatre Tips

Susan K
17 events
8 reviews
18 stars
We left at intermission--too slow, too long!
Susan K
17 events
8 reviews
18 stars
Pay & display lot behind theatre was available & cheap.
Susan K
17 events
8 reviews
18 stars
Seats were more cramped than econ class in airplanes
Goldstar Member
8 events
4 reviews
34 stars
Typical length for a musical drama or opera. Great pacing!
Julie Schum
Julie Schum
66 events
13 reviews
10 stars
Very convienent to the Brown line and CTA buses.
__Persuasion __
Goldstar Member
8 events
4 reviews
34 stars
Great pacing. 3.5 hours. 2 intermissions might be solution?
Goldstar Member
8 events
4 reviews
34 stars
Plan to eat before show--should find parking that way.
Goldstar Member
8 events
4 reviews
34 stars
Do make sure you're hydrated before the show! Long first act.
Barbara Sandler
135 events
24 reviews
62 stars
Don't buy tickets for this performance.
Elizabeth Austin
4 events
0 reviews
0 stars
Jack's for dinner was a highlight of the evening.
Elizabeth Austin
4 events
0 reviews
0 stars
Very, very long. We left after the intermission.
Carol Ellegant
23 events
2 reviews
3 stars
I agree, too long.
Carol Ellegant
23 events
2 reviews
3 stars
Pre performance discussion v.g.- was full, come at least on time
Jen on Albion
104 events
37 reviews
9 stars
The Lincoln bus stops very close to the theater.
Jen on Albion
104 events
37 reviews
9 stars
Theater staff were very helpful.
Bob Harris
61 events
12 reviews
6 stars
Old fashioned seats are smaller than usual. I was sore after sitting for over 3 hours.
George Eliot
1 events
1 review
1 stars
I DO agree that it could have been abbreviated; almost 4 hours at theater.
George Eliot
1 events
1 review
1 stars
If you arrive for the pre-performance talk at 6:45, you won't have any trouble parking.
pauline berberian
10 events
7 reviews
8 stars
Way too long
Roz
Roz
20 events
5 reviews
21 stars
Check length of performance ahead of time.

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