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Lookingglass Theatre Company
Ranked #11 of 684 things to do in Chicago
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Owner description: The Lookingglass Theatre Company seeks to redefine the limits of theatrical experience and to make theatre exhilarating, inspirational, and accessible to all.Through theatre, which invites, even demands, interaction with its audience, the company's goal is to fire the imagination with love, to celebrate the human capacity to taste and smell, weep and laugh, create and destroy, and wake up where we first fell --- changed, charged and empowered.
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Incredible talent, always interesting sets, great stories...this has become the place we take out of town friends because it always delights and surprises.

Thank LADChicago
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Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

What a marvelous setting...theatre tucked inside an old water tower building. We had front row seats in the front facing section by the stage. For my first lookingglass experience, I loved it. We saw "In the Garden" which had really interesting themes about Christianity and Darwinism. There's a bar available before the show and during intermission. The room where the show is held is cozy and intimate enough you really feel like you're on stage. It's a wonderful venue I would recommend to city dwellers and Chicago visitors alike.

Thank DWhite815
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

An interesting theater that tends to show unusual performances. We have seen a few different types of productions and the seating is within a good range. Usually easy to get tickets and a student discount is often available

Thank Chisoxdoc
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We saw "In The Garden" - a Darwinian Love Story which was much better than the title would suggest. The production was terrific and all the seats were comfortable and had a good view of the stage. We booked through "Hot Tix" (discounted ticket prices) which we would recommend doing. Try to see a show at this terrific venue which is adjacent to the old Water Tower.

Thank love2bpampered
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

They have been around quite awhile and do interesting and fun pieces of theater. I was lucky enough to do extra work on a movie that they did called Dogwater or Since You've Been Gone...great bunch of actors there...love them all...

Thank PamSchwetz
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