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Crime and Punishment Reviews

Angel Island Theater (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

27 ratings
4.3 average rating
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57 reviews
17 stars
attended Mar 14 2014

Great job of condensing pages of writing into a show with three actors, playing 1 character, 2 characters, and 3 characters. Yes, my friends and I loved it!

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9 reviews
12 stars
attended Feb 13 2014

Instense and thought provoking

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20 reviews
48 stars
attended Mar 09 2014

Good production depicting the classic novel.
But putting all those pages into 90 minutes
makes for a somewhat depressing plot
whereas I found the book stimulating and
captivating. The detective was easy
going and entrapping but somehow
did not...continued

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13 reviews
72 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

Excellent abridged version of a long classic. The acting was very powerful. Highly recommended!

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Art
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9 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 08 2014

The structure of the play is interesting, the dialogue good, and the essence of the book is there. However, the play starts after Raskolnikov kills the old lady and is told largely in flashbacks. His contemplation of murdering the old lady is...continued

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Eugene
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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 02 2014

I am Russian but not a big fun of Dostoevsky in general and never agreed with public opinion about his talent. I was always amazed about what Americans could possibly find in his writing, because being Russian is a prerequisite for understanding...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 08 2014

Thank- you to the cast and all the behind the scenes members my daughter and I had a very nice time and the acting was incredible. We can't wait to return.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 14 2014

The performance was very good. The actors did an amazing job! Definately, worth seeing!!! However, the theater, I would not call a theater.... Very old room, with peeling walls and ceiling, smelly entance, like a dungeon but on a second floor....continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 14 2014

I am Russian, so I read Crime and Punishment several times in original language. I was curious how they gonna transform it into play in English. I should admit it was good. The play of actors was very adequate. I was slightly disapponted in the...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 06 2014

Not the best venue, but they did a goodjob with what they had. Show was better than expected, but was not a fan of the Sonia actress.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 06 2014

The acting was better than expected and the drama kept me on my toes. The play was a little more drawn out and slow than I would prefer but overall it was great.

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