Burningboy 012013

The Dream of the Burning Boy

Profiles Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

19 ratings
4.0 average rating
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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

Excellent interpretation, quality acting, great play. We recommend it highly.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

I saw this play last night, it was absolutely phenomenal! Every character was so believable, I really felt inside the story. It was tragic and heartwarming at the same time with a surprising twist which made the story even more interesting. I...continued

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54 reviews
16 stars
attended Apr 14 2013

Interesting to see Darryl play a much quieter role than I'm used to seeing him do at Profiles. I think the casting directors blew it, though, with their choice for the mother. The age difference between Darryl and her and the high school students...continued

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16 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 13 2013

An interesting story, and unfortunately relevant to our lives today. It's about a high school student who dies unexpectedly and the aftermath of that event; his fellow students, his sister, the teacher who had a special bond with him and the...continued

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12 reviews
11 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

The acting was a little "rough" at the beginning, but got bettter as production went on.

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 10 2013

This play is about the sudden, non-violent death of a student in a high school and the effect this event has on teachers, fellow students and family. This sometimes funny, sometimes poignant story takes place primarily in a classroom setting. The...continued

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 28 2013

Incredible acting, including by some quite young performers who bode well for the future of stage plays. Dialog that I could believe, though I wouldn't use much of the language. A real stage triumph.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 28 2013

Excellent display of acting. The atmosphere was great, as you felt like you were in the classroom with the characters. It was amazing to see such great acting from all age ranges. Very emotionally charged play.

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

Great acting (as always), not the best play.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

I really enjoyed this show. It was moving, surprising, and while it was a drama, it had a nice sprinkling of humor as well. The actors' performances were well done, and very believable. It felt like something really happening in front of you,...continued

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