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Elegy

Richard Christiansen Theater (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

29 ratings
3.8 average rating
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10 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 02 2013

The Richard Christiansen theater is a beautiful small intimate space housed in the renovated Victory Gardens Theater. - and saw up-close a provocative play about the... continued

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39 reviews
11 stars
attended Nov 10 2013

Amazingly well written play. Most of the performances were well done. The intimate setting and the use of the staging between scenes added to the atmosphere.

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2 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

This is a very sensitive, beautifully written play.

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40 reviews
26 stars
attended Nov 30 2013

The play was well-acted, but the script was rather obscure and emotionally distant.

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33 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 10 2013

Advertised actor whom I had expected to see and bought tickets to see was not there. Story was uninspired. I fell asleep.

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28 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

It took longer to get to the theater then the play was. The acting was good, but the topic was not at all what I expected. It really made no sense.

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28 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

The acting was good but the script was terrible. It was only one hour
long and that was the good news!

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11 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

The theater is small and intimate and there are four characters only and a simple set, which worked well for the subject matter. While heavy and intense, it was a good... continued

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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

A powerful play that explores the relationship between survivors and their children. As a child of a survivor this play really hit home. We clapped at the end but I... continued

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4 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 02 2013

Excellent production of the relationships between holocaust survivor parents and their child. The staging and acting were outstanding.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

This is really a 3 person story which deals with two parents, both emigrated from Germany, one of whom was a holocaust survivor and their son. It is a sad story about a... continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

I liked it, but felt it could have been better. It was too confusioning with all the flashbacks.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 23 2013

The theatre and staging was nice. The performances were engaging. The play suffered in my opinion with the script. At times it seemed to not advance the story. All in all I would recommend this play.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Nov 07 2013

Was not anything new. Been there, done it!

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