Venue Details

136 Star Starred
Stage 773
Formerly Theatre Building Chicago 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
773-327-5252
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Parking is on the street w/ meters.
info Aug 27 2010 star this tip starred
Don
Plenty of on street parking, with the meters ending at 9:00, just come a little early.
info Aug 30 2010 star this tip starred
Don
Casual comfortable.
info Aug 30 2010 star this tip starred
Don
Eat first, not a lot of eateries close to theater.
info Aug 30 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The burgers at Cuna's down the street are great! Pre or post show.
info Sep 08 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Great deals at Cuna and it's right down the street from the theater
info Sep 13 2010 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

15 ratings
3.8 average rating
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7 events
5 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 26 2010

This was an excellent play. The theater was very nice. There were not that many people there, so seating was very ample. Obtaining the tix were a breeze. Very friendly,... continued

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7 reviews
19 stars
attended Aug 27 2010

Pearl Cleage wrote an excellent play, but the cast did not fully deliver the powerful messages in this depression era drama. Something seemed off and uneven in the... continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Sep 10 2010

A friend and I attended the September 10th performance of "Blues for an Alabama Sky" and had a wonderful time. First of all, we found a metered parking space about a... continued

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Website

http://stage773.com/showDetail.aspx?uniqshow=7

Description

Written by Pearl Cleage.

It is the summer of 1930 in Harlem, New York. The Harlem Renaissance has given way to the harsher realities of the Great Depression. Although the streets are overrun with poverty, spirits and dreams are still high among African Americans. Until one lie takes a life, then dreams are broken and families are split forever.

About the Ticket Supplier: Stage 773

The name Stage 773 expresses the company's mission to celebrate the richness, creativity, innovation and spirit of Chicago's off-loop theatre movement.