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A Must See when in Chicago!

We saw their story on Strange Inheritance and decided to take a trip to see it for ourselves... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Robo C
via mobile
A unique experience

Went with a group of coworkers. We were able to book a private show at 1pm, including a 'back stage... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
via mobile
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4 Jul 2018
“A Must See when in Chicago!”
9 Sep 2016
“A unique experience”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We saw their story on Strange Inheritance and decided to take a trip to see it for ourselves. Justin was very accommodating and informative. From downtown take the blue line to O'Hara airport, then an Uber to the Theatre. You will not be disappointed!

1  Thank Robo C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of coworkers. We were able to book a private show at 1pm, including a 'back stage tour' to see how the puppeteers orchestrated the action. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Travel187196
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This is a very unique experience. While sitting in the audience you get so wrapped up in the performance that you forget you are watching puppets. The puppeteers are amazing and warm and friendly. The coolest thing is after the show they invite you to...More

2  Thank DianeZacc
Reviewed 19 April 2015

This is one attraction musical theatre and opera lovers should not miss. The unique puppet opera theatre which used to grace the Kungsholm Restaurant many years ago in Chicago has come to life in the rolling Meadows Park District lower level. A tiny opera house...More

3  Thank triptique
Reviewed 16 April 2015

The Opera in Focus puppet theater performs operas with the world's most lifelike puppets. My family and I attend performances here a handful of times each year and always leave spellbound by the beauty and sophistication of each performance. I come from an operatic family...More

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I have been attending this for over a decade. I love this place. If you love the opera or arts in any way or just want something very unique to do this puppetry is amazing. They are so detailed that they can hold fans, and...More

4  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 31 March 2015

This is not opera by any stretch of the imagination. They play a record of opera music, and then puppets (admittedly very nice puppets) slide along slots from side to side and make random movements that have nothing to do with the music or the...More

Thank lchicagolaw
Reviewed 15 September 2013

I had stumbled on the Opera in Focus when I was researching for information about things to see and do after relocating to Lake County. I am not a opera connoisseur but enjoy puppetry and decided to pay a visit. I enjoyed the time spent,...More

4  Thank Shoumo
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