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Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177
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The free parking in the theater lot is very limited. Arrive early if you do not want to pay for street parking which is abundant.
The Playboy of the Western World travel Mar 09 2014 star this tip starred
Jamie Reynolds
Free parking if you get there early enough. If not there is parking on the street.
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attended Oct 06 2009

Willie Loman was amazing! The actor was able to switch between different time periods and states of mind in a flash. I enjoyed the small theater and intimate environment.

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attended Oct 08 2009

This was an engrossing evening of theater! The acting was superb. I was a little a confused by the director's decision to use the aisles and exits as well as the more-than-ample stage as places from which the characters conversed--found that a...continued

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attended Oct 10 2009

The Raven does great shows. This is the second we hae seen (also Hedda Gabler); they both have been quite good. The lead (Willy) was really good. On stage pretty much the whole time; showed a wide variety of emotions and energy levels; maybe he...continued

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Description

Arthur Miller’s quintessential masterpiece depicts an ordinary man, Willy Loman, a traveling salesman, in desperate pursuit of the American Dream for his family. Michael Menendian, director of Raven’s superb revival of Hedda Gabler in the 08/09 season, will direct. Featuring Co-Artistic Director JoAnn Montemurro and Raven Ensemble Member Chuck Spencer as Linda and Willy Loman.

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.