Deathandhoudini

Death and Harry Houdini

Chopin Theatre Mainstage (Chicago, IL)

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attended Feb 09 2012

The show was a bit long and the acting was so so. Bess was great! And the french guy. The magic was for sure the best aspect of the show.

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attended Feb 09 2012

This was an amazing show. The venue is extraordinary and intimate. We loved the performance and the variety that it provided. I was so impressed with its lead Mr. Watson that I sought other works by him including the Magic Show at the Palmer House...continued

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attended Jan 27 2012

Death and Harry Houdini is total entertainment: amazing magic woven into touching bio-play with great ensemble of acting, music and dancing talent. Fantastic!

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attended Jan 27 2012

Fair disclosure: I went to a preview performance. But it was only two days before opening, so it can't have changed that much before it was officially "open." I thought the actors, especially the lead playing Houdini, were all talented and...continued

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attended Jul 06 2013

had a great time, the magic was wonderful, and the play exciting

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attended Feb 16 2012

Having recently read a biography about Houdini, I was so excited for this play. It was wonderfully performed and the magic was amazing! The musical acts were very entertaining too. This is a must see! Plus wine at The Chopin is only $5. Such...continued

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attended Feb 10 2012

In a quaint, comfortable environment, with an in-reach cast, this play was excellent. Engaging with music, drama, comedy, and the mystery of magic, Death and Harry Houdini was a diamond in the rough. With quality cast members, great acting, and a...continued

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attended Feb 26 2012

Loved the arrangement, you are right there on the stage, in the middle of the show. This may be a downside too, since some parts of the show can be considered scary, disturbing or uncomfortable by some spectators.

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attended Jul 07 2013

this is the best play i've seen in chicago in the last 10 years!!! i have seen it 4 times and just love it. it is truly "magically". reminds me of the plays that the organic theater used to put on with stu gordan and andrea deShields like...continued

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attended Feb 18 2012

We had seen Death and Harry Houdini ten years ago in a different venue. From what I can recall, the storyline was similar but I think there were many enhancements this time. We really enjoyed the performance and the cast was terrific. The...continued

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