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Gorilla Tango Theatre

Neighbourhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
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Address: 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Phone Number: +1 773-598-4549
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Game of Thongs - very fun!

After watching the first five seasons of Game of Thrones in two months, it was perfect timing for my girlfriend and me to find ourselves at this show. Granted, most of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
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Lake Tahoe
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Lake Tahoe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

After watching the first five seasons of Game of Thrones in two months, it was perfect timing for my girlfriend and me to find ourselves at this show. Granted, most of the references are for the first season. It's not your traditional burlesque, but the show is a lot of fun and a great parody of the TV show. It... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

The Gorilla Tango Theatre is a little hole in the wall venue. It is very tiny and the theatre is comprised of a few very tight rows of chairs. A very small selection of beer is available for purchase. The performance and costuming were not what I would consider the quality of a professional burlesque troupe. The costuming was obviously... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

This was my first visit to a burlesque show and I was suitably impressed. When my husband and I arrived I was a little dismayed by the tiny size and grunge of the theatre but decided to hang in as I am a Star Trek fan and was intrigued by the premise of an all-female cast of the Star Trek... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

I visited here on the night they did StarWars: A Nude Hope. It was a riot. Hilariously cheesy and raunchy but some of the best entertainment I had in the windy city. It's in a hipster neighborhood so be on the lookout for PBR and cheap sunglasses. So much fun though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Theater provided with exceptional source of entertainment. It's a small intimate setting perfect for a small crowd of friends. Provides clever outtakes of things like Indiana Jones or Star Wars in a burlesque setting. Highly recommend worth the visit!!!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

What a fun place! Their Star Wars themed burlesque show was amazing. The ladies were very entertaining and scantily clad, while not taking themselves too seriously. The show was entertaining & hilarious, with interpolations of famous songs from the 70's. AMAZING can only partially describe the experience. Go there.

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Rock Island, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

Having recently graduated with a degree in history, a friend urged me to come out to a little gem he had discovered. Apparently this establishment has occasional burlesque shows, and they have been developed with a nerdy theme. The particular show he took me to see was Indiana Jones themed (appropriate to celebrate my love of history) and while the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Just go, be ready to be amazed at a creative display of art. I went for a comedy show. Yes the production value was low but so was the cost of the ticket.

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Upstate New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

The girls were great...fun, goofy and made us laugh. If you are looking for something a little different and have a good sense of humor I would give this theater troupe a go.

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Western Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013

Indiana Jones kept us rolling in the isle. Hilarious take on a classic. This was our first night in Chicago and we were floored. The hospitality of the staff was unreal. We came straight from the airport, they even stored our bags! Can't say enough, great group of people!

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