A soldiers play 920

A Soldier's Play

Raven Theatre East Stage (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

53 ratings
4.7 average rating
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26 reviews
46 stars
attended Feb 21 2013

Taut and suspenseful, charged with complex emotions. The second act had us on the edge of our seats!

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44 reviews
51 stars
attended Feb 14 2013

as usual the raven delivers another great show, acting was great set and script was good and well written, having grown up in slightly after the era of the play, it brought back many memories and made me appreciate the advances we have made in...continued

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66 reviews
489 stars
attended Feb 17 2013

POWERFUL and informative!!! This was a beautifully acted play by gifted actors!!! The story was a real piece of the past, and how racism has many faces in our society...The set design was very well done! The Raven is a great, intimate venue! This...continued

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20 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 14 2013

Beautifully acted performance!! Excellent evening of neighborhood theater.

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8 reviews
15 stars
attended Feb 16 2013

This play was fantastic! Highly recommended!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 17 2013

Continuing to celebrate Black History Month, I attended the production of "A Soldier’s Play" at the Raven Theatre, and believe me; I was impressed, inspired and proud to see African-American males performing with the utmost acting skills. The...continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 12 2013

The staging was creative and the acting was excellet! Good seating and the actors projected their voices well.

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 16 2013

This was an excellent play with an excellent cast!!!

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 17 2013

The acting was terrific and the story excellent. Highly recommended.

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Karen Martin
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1 review
9 stars
attended Feb 12 2013

The event/play was excellent. All of the actors were excellent and very professional. I enjoyed it thoroughly.

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15 reviews
9 stars
attended Mar 15 2013

Outstanding! Well-acted, brilliantly staged and an all around a fantastic production.

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5 reviews
12 stars
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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 10 2013

Great play. Excellent cast members. Straight to the point of how racism existed not only in the military, but southern states didn't recognize or treat black soldiers with any respect for fighting for there country. Also how misleading it can be...continued

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Dorit
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28 reviews
15 stars
attended Feb 24 2013

I was not expecting this much drama. It was an outstanding production. The stage set was clever, the acting got better and better as the play moved along. I can recommend the play without hesitation.

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24 reviews
42 stars
attended Mar 14 2013

The subject matter here is weighty. Although set during WWII, the play demonstrates the effects of internalized racism and the use of violence as an outlet for tormented souls in a manner that is certainly relevant today.

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10 reviews
2 stars
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9 reviews
8 stars
attended Feb 17 2013

Excellent play about life choices and regrets. Serious content but does have some laughter. Great ensemble!!!

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 21 2013

Pretty unique story. Rock solid acting.

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 29 2013

FABULOUS! GREAT CAST !! MAGNIFICENTLY EXECUTED!!!
I ONLY WISH I HAD SEEN IT EARLIER, SO I COULD TREAT MY FRIENDS TO AN INTENSE, ENGAGING PERFORMANCE! BRAVO TO THE WRITER, DIRECTOR, AND CAST....

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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 24 2013

Nice show, hearing the white actors calling the soilders NIGGERS,(chilling) kinda make you feel like getting outta you seat. The play was outstanding, the actors did a great job. The play is a must see.

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