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Royal George Theater

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Address: 1641 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5597
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Wed 12:00 - 18:00
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 20:00

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If you attended Catholic school

One man (nun actually) performance and it was just like my grade school classroom at St. Columba in Louisville, Ky.! Sister was so funny, authentic and informative to boot. If you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One man (nun actually) performance and it was just like my grade school classroom at St. Columba in Louisville, Ky.! Sister was so funny, authentic and informative to boot. If you attended a Catholic school growing up you will enjoy this show. If your spouse or significant other did not, they will not get it. (Remember those pagen babies?)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

So fun! Our teen was very skeptical that she would like this show but she was pleasantly surprised. My husband got in "trouble" and my daughter sang for the audience. The prizes must have come from Catholic thrift shops and some Catholic version of Oriental Trading. You don't have to be Catholic to have fun here.

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Thank kellylogos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting mix of theatre - science- and magic. Ricardo is both a pediatrician and magician. the stage is a nice transformation of a study with multiple props that become a part of the show. Most of the tricks are of the mind reading sort using members of the audience and most are interesting and border on fascinating. He is a... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I've been reading the reviews for Christmas Bingo and the Regular Bingo show for about 2 years and finally booked tickets for the "show". The show is held on the 2nd floor of the Royal George Theater. As you walk down the hallway, they have added props to imitate a real Catholic school. The play is held in a very... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you want, for whatever reason, an early show, catch the 5pm edition of Late Night Catechism, a show that has been running in Chicago for over 20 years. Catholics will not be offended, if you have a decent sense of humor. My Catholic wife and I laughed all through the show as did the 75 or so folks who... More 

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Thank L Frank
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We went here to see Late Night Catechism. The room for our show was properly decorated for the event, and felt as if we were in the setting. "Sister" did an excellent job of teaching the class, and made for a fun outing. We took my mother here for her birthday, and had a great time. We've recommended the show... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Went to see Bible Bingo and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. I wasn't sure what to expect, not being Catholic, (yes there were a few of us there), but the interaction and humor was very entertaining for all.

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Uniontown, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Late Night Catechism is very funny. A nun conducts class...and you the audience is the class. If you are Catholic or familiar with Catholic Schools, you will certainly enjoy this. It is interactive with the audience. I had to remove my arm around my girlfriend...or take heat!

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IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Hubby and I were in town visiting our son and daughter in law over the weekend and saw that there was a 5 p.m. performance on Saturday which gave us time to enjoy a not so late or early dinner. Not being Catholic, I wasn't sure how much I would appreciate the humor, but I can honestly say it is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Baritones Unbound was great , all the gentlemen were very entertaining and impressive. Sitting on the main floor there doesn't seem to be a bad seat in the house. Great theatre great show.

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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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