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Goodman Theatre - The Albert
Between W Lake and W Randolph 170 N. Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60601
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We stayed at the Burnham Hotel, well located for The Goodman and near the Redline. Great little hotel, but can be expensive. We happened on a good rate!
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We dined at Tratorria No. 10, just down the street from The Goodman, and it was quite good. A little expensive, but if you don't order wine (expensive) and dessert, you can keep the bill down. I enjoyed it, but my husband thought it was "too fancy." I thought it was perfect in beautiful surroundings, and I would dine there again!
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6 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 25 2012

Provocative (thought provoking), intense, fast paced. Very interesting discussion with members of the audience afterwards. Loved the show. anxious to see it again.

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24 reviews
42 stars
attended Jan 25 2012

This play felt like the movie "Crash" for me. Let's just throw everything out there and see where it lands. I don't know how I feel about this approach to discussing race. I think there should be more exploration of the roots of our feelings...continued

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17 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 18 2012

good performance, interesting story
seating in the back of the mezzanine was dark (hard to read program) and far (hard to see and hear well)

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Quotes & Highlights

“Gripping, stimulating, and perversely enjoyable! Mamet’s toughest, tautest and most compelling dialogue in years. The action unfolds with the cagey tension of a poker game or a fierce cross-examination.” —San Francisco Chronicle


This latest work by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet ruthlessly examines guilt and oppression via a compelling crime mystery.

Two high-profile lawyers—one black, one white—are called to defend a wealthy white client charged with the rape of an African American woman, but soon find themselves embroiled in a complex case where blatant prejudice is as disturbing as the evidence at hand. With characteristic bluntness, Mamet leaves nothing unsaid in this no-holds-barred suspense story which the Chicago Tribune declared “intellectually salacious.”

Cast: Geoffrey Owens, Marc Grapey, Patrick Clear and Tamberla Perry

About the Ticket Supplier: Goodman Theatre

Every season, the Goodman presents the work of an extraordinary group of artists. The theater is home to the Goodman Artistic Collective, a vibrant and diverse group of this country’s most exciting directors, actors and writers; it’s a laboratory that’s nurtured the work of some of the most influential writers of our age; and it’s the artistic home to many of this country’s finest actors, directors and designers.