Athenaeum Theatre

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2936 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657.


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    $12.00 for $22.00 - "a Klingon Christmas Carol": Dickens Meets "star Trek"


    Boldly taking Dickens' holiday classic where no Christmas show has gone before, A Klingon Chr.. read moreistmas Carol reimagines Ebenezer Scrooge's tale of greed and redemption using the Star Trek alien race's code of honor and courage. Now, three Klingon ghosts will help the cowardly Scrooge become the true warrior he ought to be in time to save Tiny Tim from a horrible fate. Performed in the Klingon language with English supertitles, along with narrative analysis from The Vulcan Institute of Cultural Anthropology, Commedia Beauregard's holiday favorite returns for its fifth year, and is sure to crack up Trekkers and Dickens fans alike.

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    Comp for $28.00 - "mud, River, Stone": Pulitzer Winner's Gripping Hostage Drama


    One of America's bravest and most brilliant playwrights digs down into the very foundations of.. read more human civilization in Mud, River, Stone , a thrilling stage play from Lynn Nottage ( Ruined ). Now Eclipse Theatre Company concludes its season dedicated to Nottage with a bold new production of this rarely performed hostage drama. An affluent African-American couple's African vacation goes awry when they find themselves stranded during the rainy season in a seemingly deserted grand hotel. The situation deteriorates even further when they are taken hostage by an angry bellhop. His ransom demands are as simple as they are devastating: grain for his village and a blanket for his mother. Andrea J. Dymond directs this gripping investigation of humanity's most basic needs, be they material, spiritual or moral, at Athenaeum Theatre Studio Three.

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    $12.00 for $22.00 - "the Winter's Tale": Shakespeare's Comedy-tragedy


    Star-crossed lovers, a banished child, a loyal servant and a notorious bear all populate this .. read morecomedy-tragedy hybrid. One of Shakespeare's later romances, The Winter's Tale tells the story of Leontes, a jealous king who suspects his queen of infidelity and banishes her and their newborn child. Years later, a miraculous twist of fate brings a chance for redemption. To bring Leontes' journey to life, director Brian Pastor and the Promethean Theatre Ensemble draw on images and ideas from such diverse eras as ancient Greece, 16th-century Spain and modern-day America for a fresh interpretation of one of Shakespeare's unusual plays.

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    $9.00 for $16.00 - "the Nutcracker": Sweeping Holiday Ballet Set to Tchaikovsky


    Ballet Chicago's Nutcracker extravaganza comes to glorious life on the sparkling stage at th.. read moree Athenaeum Theatre this holiday season. Complete with beautiful fairies, handsome princes, dancing snowflakes and a lovely young girl making her way to the Kingdom of Snow and the Land of the Sweets, this gorgeous ballet is the perfect way to celebrate the season. Set to Tchaikovsky's delightful score, The Nutcracker is sure to create cherished memories for your whole family.

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James P.
Customer service was outstanding! I was originally frustrated with a recent concert, that I was excited to attend. (Damien Rice) I had logged in at the...

Amy R.
Came here to see Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories a few weeks ago with a group of 6 friends. For those of you unfamiliar with Tim & Eric, go watch a few...

David R.
I saw an outstanding comedy show here a couple of months ago, featuring Kyle Kinane and Tig Notaro. I thought that I was familiar with all of the small and...
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Tom Yoder
This is, where Abrhaam Lincoln got shot I think
Athenaeum Theatre
STUDIO ONEWildclaw Theatre presents - KILL ME Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pmFeb 11th through Mar 18th
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Athenaeum Theatre 3 minutes agoSTUDIO THREE Six Hours Short Productions presents: Chester and the Unbearable Burden, Parts I and II Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Feb. 9 - Mar. 4
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rating 4.3 out of 5
Bill Jones
It's a cool, old theater. Smaller side and intimate, and I like that at least for the A.V. comedy fest, you could choose your own seats on the map through the ticketing system. Small bar, but it moves very fast despite the large crowds and has a good selection. My only major complaint is that after ....
Aaron M
Amazing theater. Great place to see a show. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. The balcony is a bit steep, if that's a concern for you be aware.
Gerald Stuhrberg
This was a really great theater not only were the people very friendly and helpful the sound was very rich. They have a bar.
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