Venue Details

88 Star Starred
Profiles Theatre
The Alley Stage & The Main Stage theater complex 4139 - 4147 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60613
773-549-1815
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bcleal
Parking is scarce, take a cab or bus if you can
Hellcab travel Nov 12 2014 star this tip starred
WrigleyFielder
No food on site, just a few beer selections and warm Rex Goliath Cabernet and Yellow Tail Pinot Grigio to take into the theatre ($5) which a shame because there is a wine store across the street at Buena that has a good selection. I expect better than grocery store wine. Bleh. Lots of restaurants along Broadway south of the theatre which works great if taking the 36 CTA Broadway bus.
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Reviews & Ratings

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26 events
6 reviews
5 stars
attended May 27 2007

Loved it! Great actors, very real story about life, love, sex, and death. Nude scene included:)!!!

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4 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended May 26 2007

We enjoyed the play and thought that all 3 of the actors were excellent.

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10 events
1 review
0 stars
attended May 25 2007

I went to this event because it was a "Roar of the Crowd." I didn't particularily like this play. There were some gratuitous scenes that didn't further the already thin plot line. Their only purpose seemed to be shock value.

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Website

http://www.profilestheatre.org/current.php

Quotes & Highlights

“Critics’ Pick! A lively, visceral and involving play. Thiessen’s appealing drama mixes potent themes with surprising complications.” —_Chicago Tribune _
“In Profiles Theatre’s U.S. premiere, the waves of love, passion and need run deep, and in surprising patterns give Apple a cumulative emotional wallop.” —Chicago Sun-Times
“In Profiles’ sexually daring American premiere, Darrell W. Cox turns in a quietly unsettling and organic performance opposite an excellent ingénue, Brady Fuqua!” —Time Out Chicago
“Four Stars! Apple is fresh, absorbing and honest. Thiessen’s love triangle tale is told with intelligence and subtle intensity. The performances are immaculate.” —Copley News Service

Description

_Apple _received its World Premiere at the Workshop West Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta in 2002. It was the winner of the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award for Outstanding New Play in 2002, the Alberta Play Competition and the Herman Voaden National Playwriting Competition.

Vern Thiessen is rapidly becoming one of Canada’s most produced playwrights. He has written for stage, radio and television. His stage plays have been seen across Canada, the US and Europe, including Einstein’s Gift, Blowfish and _The Resurrection Of John Frum. _

Profiles Theatre’s production of _Apple _will be directed by Artistic Director, Joe Jahraus. Mr. Jahraus most recently staged Profiles’ acclaimed hit production of Neil LaBute’s Fat Pig. He also directed Profiles’ celebrated, award-winning production of the Midwest Premiere of Blackbird by Adam Rapp.

_Apple _contains strong sexual content. No one under 18 will be admitted.