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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

14 ratings
3.7 average rating
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9 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 10 2009

I found this play bittersweet and poignant. It is not a comic drama but a play about philosophical life choices and how they impact not just our lives but our personal... continued

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31 reviews
36 stars
attended Jul 05 2009

Many folks who attended the post show discussion liked this show a lot. We were not among them. I realized more than ever that so much depends on what you bring into... continued

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10 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 24 2009

Interesting staging, putting Walter's hero on a wire above the action was really creative. You definitely must be able to suspend your belief system to enjoy and... continued

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 21 2009

acting was excellent but I disliked the play

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 15 2009

Excellent experience. Cleverly staged & interesting.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 14 2009

Surprisingly funny, charming and a little thought-provoking (is it wise to have one momentous event in your past define the way you live your life and demonstrate to... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 18 2009

Though an interesting subject, the playwright did not deliver. The play consists of probably a one act play, about a boy being duped by a girl and her aunt, hiding within... continued

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1 review
3 stars
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26 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 21 2009

The plot line of this story is at times a little dark, but interesting and also offset by some witty dialog. The acting is stellar, and the stage set is awesome - very detailed. The time flew by and left me wanting more.

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Andrea L
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92 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 23 2009

This play missed its mark...something did not make it quite hold together. Michael/Mikey was pretty good; the father was too caricatured in presentation...he didn't let... continued

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