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Signs Of Life: A New Musical

Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

43 ratings
4.0 average rating
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9 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

riveting performances by the whole cast. the acting and the singing on par with anyone on Broadway! not to be missed.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Sep 20 2013

The acting and singing were excellent.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Oct 06 2013

We liked the play alot.....great theater

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

I went with a Jewish friend who hated this and we left at intermission. The songs were very pedestrian and the subject matter did not mesh well with music.

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25 reviews
32 stars
attended Oct 26 2013

seemed to need more development work, on story line and plot. topic matter did not seem to work for a musical. some talented actors and a great set

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Toby Gold
6 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 26 2013

4 stars for this show marked down to 3 stars due to poor seating. Always make sure the event you want to attend is not on "A Press (as in newspaper reporter) Night;" not the best seating for patrons.
Furthermore, just because someone can act does...continued

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5 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 27 2013

found street parking nearby. had dinner, saw show. Liked the lyrics, ala Les Miz, and several songs. But dialog weak. Kaddish prayer not earned - would have been much better if someone on a transport to the East had thrown out a photo and...continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 10 2013

The music was unexpectedly good. I know that the actual story is complex, still I have trouble with the characters. They are like the stereotypical characters that I have seen in so many war movies. The play doesn't take any chances. For...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 25 2013

There was considerable talent on the stage, but the show was weak, weak, weak!

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Very nice facility. Do not think the material worked as a musical and the script was stilted.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 19 2013

The play itself is a little thin, but the music is pleasant and the story meaningful. It helps to be Jewish; not all of my guests were.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Sep 27 2013

The story was interesting and the acting/singing was strong, but the music/lyrics were extremely weak. Full of cliches and forced rhymes, I found it hard to be on the side of the characters when I was dreading the next song. There were two...continued

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