Seafarer-112408-v1

The Seafarer

Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

18 ratings
4.3 average rating
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42 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 11 2008

John Mahoney steals the show in this one. The first act is a little
plodding, and tends to stumble. Things pick up in the second act,
with a very good ending.

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11 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 13 2008

I know this got a great review in the paper but I really thought it was too long and rather tedious.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 16 2008

The acting was ah-mazing. I was totally convinced by the actors that they were indeed the characters whom they embodied. The story was somber at first, but it ended beautifully. Highly recommend it.

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2 reviews
14 stars
attended Dec 18 2008

First my Goldstar experience, and then my review of the show:

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Buying the tickets was fast and easy. I was so pleased to find availability for this show! I... continued

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 30 2008

My husband and I left after the first act, which we rarely do at plays. The acting was excellent, but the story was very depressing and neither one of us wanted to stay. ... continued

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51 reviews
11 stars
attended Jan 06 2009

Yet another Chicago production play by the man termed Ireland's leading playwright.Fine ensemble
acting,direction and physical production as expected.BUT do we need yet... continued

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13 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 31 2008

As noted from other reviews, the seats were in the last row on the right hand side of the balcony, but it was still a good seat, since the balcony is only four rows deep. ... continued

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6 reviews
8 stars
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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 02 2009

John Mahoney from Fraiser stole the show!

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 04 2009

Enjoyable from start to finish. A comedic portrayal of unrelenting guilt and the strength of forgiveness set over the holidays. Performance was exceptional.

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