Othelloremix 030113

Othello: The Remix

Chicago Shakespeare Theater - Upstairs Theater (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

41 ratings
4.6 average rating
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Henk Green Red Velvet
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49 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 06 2013

All I could think of after leaving the show in first 20 minutes was WHY? Swear words and loud music. That's all I got out of the frankly cringe worthy performance of this Shakespeare classic. I believe people gave his production great reviews...continued

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20 reviews
32 stars
attended Jul 06 2013

Same as last time - loved. it.

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31 events
20 reviews
32 stars
attended Jun 30 2013

This. Was. Amazing. Seriously, I cannot say enough good things about it. The writing and the production was great, and the performance was absolutely phenomenal. All 4 of the performers (and the multiple parts they played) worked together...continued

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12 reviews
24 stars
attended Aug 02 2013

Clever as ever and such dynamic acting. Fun twist to Shakespeare. The people there are so helpful to seat us since it was in a different theater. We ate ate Riva and had small plates were was just the right amount and what a view! The valet...continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Terrific retelling of Shakespeare's original in a high energy, totally engrossing contemporary setting. Very imaginative and humorous while retaining the power of the original intent. The performance flew by and held my attention from the beginning.

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended May 19 2013

I honestly can't say that I enjoy this form of music -- but this was a fun experience. It's ironic that I often have a difficult time understanding the Bard's lines when delivered in the old English style, and the same could be said of this...continued

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19 reviews
10 stars
attended Mar 24 2013

A must-see even for non-Shakespeare fans. High energy, clever, witty, fast-moving. A totally fun night.

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JillC
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13 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Fantastic show. I highly recommend it! Set design, costumes, writing, performers were all just GREAT. I would see it again in a second.

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Art
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9 reviews
6 stars
attended May 26 2013

Excellent. Could have been shortened slightly, allowing elimination of the intermission.

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 01 2013

There was not a bad seat in the house because the theater was so intimate. I would really love to take my students to see this because they would have loved this rendition of Othello. I thoroughly enjoyed this play.

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Goldstar Member
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5 reviews
3 stars
attended May 18 2013

The show was excellent. The Q Brothers never fail to entertain. I have never laughed so much during a performance of Othello - but it still held true to the tragic truths of the Bards original. Great Show!

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 20 2013

This show was awesome! Brilliantly written and performed! I'm so glad we went.

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KM
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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

We enjoyed this show- it was clever and entertaining. All of the case maintained a high energy level throughout the play. Loved how they swtched characters by hilarious donning different hats or dresses around their necks. I was very impressed...continued

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

loved it! Othello is my fav William Shakes play & they did a fab job!!!! I am going again!!! ignore those who ears are too soft for curse words....come on the show is done in hip hop not opera!

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 20 2013

Excellent in every respect! A great evening and great entertainment!!

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Ben
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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

Loved it! Incredibly clever and entertaining.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Outstanding, creative & fun 90's intrepretation of the othello story. The writing and execution are both high energy fast paced. I had heard good thinks about this production but was plesantly suprised when the production exceeded my...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 20 2013

Terrific! Well worth the standing ovation the audience gave it. Have seen a couple of comedic pieces by the same group, wasn't sure they could pull off tragedy-but done very successfully, wildly funny in many parts and then heartbreakingly tragic...continued

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 20 2013

very interesting and well done

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