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Biograph Theatre

2433 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2414
+1 773-348-4123
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9 Aug 2016
“The OK Corral of the Mid-West”
22 Jul 2016
“Quaint theater. Great show. ”
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2433 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2414
Lincoln Park
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+1 773-348-4123
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

According to the present occupants, a local live theater company, the only remaining part of the original theater is a brick wall in the lobby. Interestingly enough, although no mention of what historical event in US history that took place here exists anywhere to be...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Came for first time tonight to see a Jewish Joke. Great one man show. The theater is small with open seating and all seats are good. You have to climb up close to 2 flights of stairs, but there is an elevator. And senior tickets....More

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Reviewed 5 September 2015

Though there is not much to see, if you are a crime or gangster buff from the early 30's, this is a must see. John Dillinger, a bank robber & someone who had been named "Public Enemy No. 1, walked out of the theater the...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

This review is not what is inside but what occurred in front in the roaring twenties. As part of a gangster tour, this was a stop that described how Dillinger was gunned down with tommy guns by federal agents while he was leaving this theatre....More

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Reviewed 20 May 2013

Drove to Chicago for a Cubs game, and we decided to stop off at the historic Biograph because of the John Dillinger connection. We enjoyed walking around the area and soaking in the history. When we went inside the lobby though, we were treated pretty...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2012

I've been here a few times to see a couple of plays and a comedy/magic act. It is a smaller theatre and because the tickets are less, they work on low budget. Although they still do a very good job on performance and their use...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2011

As the previous reviewer mentioned, The Biograph Theatre has not done the greatest job in preserving or promoting its history. They have, however, redressed the facades of the theater and surrounding businesses for the movie Public Enemies. So, if you go for the history walking...More

Thank Benjamin N
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Reviewed 6 March 2007

My wife and I were in Chicago for business over the Christmas holidays in 2006. We wanted to see Wrigley Field, and decided to stop at the famous Biograph Theatre as well. From the history books, movies, and documentaries, we were acutely aware that the...More

2  Thank Brianlion
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row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
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