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Good People

Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

70 ratings
4.8 average rating
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68 reviews
18 stars
attended Oct 05 2012

Act Two was riveting! Lots of questions about the meaning and accessibility of success, that were thought-provoking and stayed with me days after the show...

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 07 2012

Excellent writing, excellent acting. Loved it.

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6 reviews
14 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

It was quite good ... I would say top 3 plays I've seen at Steppenwolf (I'd give it 4.5 stars if I had a choice). Typically the subject this play covers is very... continued

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1 review
7 stars
attended Oct 14 2012

An excellent play. The female leads were fantastic.

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10 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 14 2012

Don't miss this one! "Good People" is a complex, layered, delightful play with recognizable characters played by comsummate actors all. (And if a post-performance... continued

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7 reviews
13 stars
attended Oct 07 2012

The 1st 1/2 was boring, redundant and no plot. 2nd 1/2 got better & had substance....

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 26 2012

Best two hours I've spent in the theater. Shakespeare has nothing on David Lindsay-Abaire. His writing is incredible. The performances lived up to the writing. The sets were wonderful. Excellent show!

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20 reviews
53 stars
attended Oct 21 2012

An excellent play: very well written,very well directed and very well acted by all characters...
Two Thumbs Up !

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20 reviews
7 stars
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17 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 22 2012

This was a very interesting play. The acting was excellent, and the sets and staging worked really well to convey the right atmosphere. The play's dialogue was quick... continued

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16 reviews
11 stars
attended Sep 25 2012

Well written serious comedy portraying the difficult life of a lower middle class society and of those who were able to break out of that society. Great acting and directing.

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12 reviews
22 stars
attended Oct 11 2012

The acting was outstanding and the story was truly interesting. It was recommended to me and I would also recommend it.

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10 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 19 2012

The story/plot/structure/point of the play were very clear, perhaps too much so, a bit too simple and didactic. But the play was interesting, funny, very well acted, good... continued

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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 20 2012

Good People at the Steppenwolf has everything right - the writing, the acting, the production. Must-see.

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7 reviews
8 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

Good acting, even though it was a drama it was funny and heartwarming in places. It spoke to important issues of class in America. The seats we got through goldstar were excellent.

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 29 2012

The acting in Good People was the best I've seen in years!

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6 reviews
21 stars
attended Sep 22 2012

The play was riveting but very hard to watch.

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6 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 13 2012

This play will be a huge success in Chicago. The script is crisp, sometimes funny, sometimes tragic and the acting is superb. Highly recommended

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5 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 07 2012

Authentic and amazing acting. A story of class and opportunity...

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 21 2012

I wanted to see this performance because it was so highly recommended by friends who had seen it. I was blown away by the acting - not just the star but the entire cast. The play was well-written and extremely thought-provoking.

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