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Theatre on the Lake

Lincoln Park
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Address: 2401 N Lake Shore Dr, Fullerton Ave. and Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
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+1 312-742-7994
14:00 - 20:00
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Sun 15:30 - 19:30
Tue - Sat 14:00 - 20:00

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The quality of life.... a great play in a wonderful location

I bought tickets online the same day. The theatre was a little far from the centre of town, so I had to take a taxi to get there. The theatre itself was in a simple but beautiful... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2013
Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

I bought tickets online the same day. The theatre was a little far from the centre of town, so I had to take a taxi to get there. The theatre itself was in a simple but beautiful building, and the stage was easy to see. The play was humourous and tragic, and the actors were good, and clearly well directed.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

Located on the lakefront at Fullerton this theater is housed in an old field house and although it is indoors it is open to the outdoors. There is air circulation but no air conditioning. It's a unique Chicago experience. The plays offered are selected from among those produced the previous year across the city. Gives a chance to see something... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Its not just a Simon and Garfunkel song, it can actually be experienced all the while watching some pretty good quality theatre while just a splash away from Lake Michigan in this timeless open air theatre. The admission is modest, and the seating close and reasonably comfortable, but the star is the waves and breezes as you take in a... More 

Thank Mark C

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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