Venue Details

81 Star Starred
Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
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Member Tips

Mary P.
The Raven parking lot is very small, but there is parking on the side street.
info Oct 14 2010 star this tip starred
We arrived early and parked in the lot.
info Oct 15 2010 star this tip starred
We ate across the street. The food was very good.
info Oct 15 2010 star this tip starred
Casual and comfortable. Business casual is fine too.
info Oct 15 2010 star this tip starred
Patricia R
Street parking is a breeze, but metered. pulled right up to the door.
info Oct 17 2010 star this tip starred
Concetta Phillipps
The restaurants on the Raven theater website are good. Andersonville can't be beat for good food!
info Oct 18 2010 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.6 average rating
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11 events
7 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 13 2010

I have seen several plays at Raven Theatre and this was by far the best. The acting was superb as was the set and costumes. It brought to life the characters of Maggie the Cat and Big Daddy. Completely believable. Great performance.

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10 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 15 2010

This play was wonderful! The actors are excellent. They really brought the characters to life!! The play lasted 1-1/2 hours,the time flew by. You lose yourself in the... continued

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52 events
42 reviews
2 stars
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More Information



Silence about a thing just magnifies it.

It’s Big Daddy’s birthday and his family has arrived to celebrate in his Mississippi mansion. Tennessee Williams’ white-hot drama brings out the true colors of the wealthy Pollitt family. Lies, deception, false loyalty, and greed play characters as big as Big Daddy himself. Mendacity!

About the Ticket Supplier: Raven Theatre

Raven Theatre's mission is to establish itself as an important voice in regional theater, focusing on American classics, as well as new and lesser-known projects that shed light on the "American Experience." The company's mission is realized by uniting an ensemble of Chicago-based theater artists from diverse disciplines who work together with the goal of maintaining a high standard of artistic excellence with programming easily accessible to patrons of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds, and thereby enriching our community's cultural life. Vigorously fresh revivals of masterpieces by great playwrights such as Miller, Williams, Saroyan and Mamet introduce new audiences to established classics, while original and lesser-known works give voice to the next generation of playwrights. Through Raven's Children's Theatre Program, the company seeks to present a wide range of theatrical education and entertainment options applicable across a broad academic spectrum.