Deathofasalesman-082509

Death of a Salesman

Raven Theatre East Stage (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

114 ratings
4.7 average rating
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36 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 09 2009

The Raven continues to impress! This production of D.O.A.S is brilliant! Clever staging and a cast of talented, experienced actors emersed me in this drama and I was moved. A truly great performance! Don't miss this one!!
- Cal

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1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 06 2009

Willie Loman was amazing! The actor was able to switch between different time periods and states of mind in a flash. I enjoyed the small theater and intimate environment.

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68 reviews
18 stars
attended Oct 08 2009

This was an engrossing evening of theater! The acting was superb. I was a little a confused by the director's decision to use the aisles and exits as well as the... continued

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51 reviews
165 stars
attended Jan 02 2010

This was my first visit (Saturday, January 2) to The Raven Theatre and it far exceeded my expectations as a venue. "Death of a Salesman" was a well-acted and powerful... continued

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49 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 10 2009

The Raven does great shows. This is the second we hae seen (also Hedda Gabler); they both have been quite good. The lead (Willy) was really good. On stage pretty much... continued

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28 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 06 2009

Spencer (the star) was great. Biff was also wonderful. Other performances were a bit ragged (a lot of stumbled lines, and Ben was never credible at all). It might have... continued

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20 reviews
30 stars
attended Nov 20 2009

This always powerful and disturbing modern tragedy was worth seeing and, for the most part, well performed. The messages are poignant and timeless.

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Scott S.
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92 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 10 2009

absolutely phenomenal. The play was awesome...obviously we thoroughly enjoyed it.

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j
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66 reviews
12 stars
janet
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64 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 10 2009

Wonderful production--down to every last detail. Terrific acting, direction and stage setting (creative)! Wouldn't change one thing---Powerful and visceral.

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35 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 28 2009

Great performance. Even if you think you know this story, the development of the character of sons makes this a new and dynamic telling of this intense story.

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35 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 01 2009

Impressive. Great acting/great play. Willie and Biff were amazing. The climax at the end between the two of them was theater at its best. I also love the Raven... continued

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33 reviews
42 stars
attended Nov 13 2009

Extraordinarily well balanced production where every player holds their own unique contribution. Delivers a huge emotional impact, given even greater weight by the... continued

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31 reviews
36 stars
attended Nov 27 2009

Chuck Spencer is as good as Brian Dennehey was. This is a truly great show and one of Ravens Best ever. No matter how many times y ou have seen this play it will still move you to tears. Dont miss it. Super critic

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29 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 10 2009

The acting, the set, and the whole production was a hit. I loved every moment of it.

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Goldstar Member
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27 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 10 2009

Another great (though very sad, I cried during the performance) play and more outstanding acting at the Raven.

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27 reviews
19 stars
attended Oct 08 2009

The actor who played Biff was excellent.

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21 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 25 2009

Phenomally cast, staged and executed. The 4 of us had various levels of familiarity with the show but none was not significantly impressed and moved. Yes it's a downer... continued

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16 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 17 2009

Excellent! All the actors were superb. Such emotion.

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16 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 18 2009

I thought this was an excellent production of a true masterpiece, one that still resonates 60 years after its debut. Despite being relatively intimate, the Raven has... continued

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