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8 Star Starred
Athenaeum Theatre Studio One
2936 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
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The main theater is beautiful! There are multiple smaller studios within.
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Check out Fish Bar 4 blocks east of the theater for a yummy pre-dinner meal!
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53 stars
attended Mar 08 2014

saw ist preview and it was great interesting story line that draws you in very well at intermission left you wanting to know how it would end, i would say a good show to see

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63 stars
attended Mar 09 2014

This is the 4th play that Step Up Productions has produced. The preview that I saw was very professional: smartly directed and well acted. Nice job!!!!!

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42 reviews
26 stars
attended Mar 08 2014

The actors, audacious and sagacious, make the best of mediocre material. The play has potential, but it isn't production ready.

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Joshua Rollins’ play Concealed Carry was selected for the 2013 Seven Devils’ Playwrighting Conference with ID Theatre and is having its world premiere in Denver at Local Theater Company in Spring 2014. His play A Girl With Sun in Her Eyes debuted in Chicago in 2011 with Pine Box Theater Company to great acclaim and a sold-out run. It is in development for production in New Orleans. Other works include American Rex_, which premiered with Chicago Street Theatre and was a finalist for the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference and _25 Saints, which completed a run at Victory Garden’s Greenhouse Theatre in Chicago in 2013 and an acclaimed, sold-out run with Azeotrope Theatre in Seattle.  

Joshua is also an actor and has appeared with many acclaimed companies including The Blue Man Group, Steppenwolf Theatre, The Gift Theatre, About Face, Commonwealth Shakespeare, and the Huntington Theatre.  Film credits include Batman: The Dark Knight, Contagion, Living Hell, Killshot, Awake and The Lake House, among others. He is a graduate of the School at Steppenwolf.