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76 Star Starred
Theater Wit
1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657
773-975-8150
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The bar's $12/cocktail served in a small and rather awkward hallway deserves a management revisit.
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The Q's took public transportation. Parking across the street at Cooper's Rest. is free. We have eaten there and the food is good/w outdoor seating if you so desire.
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75 events
66 reviews
54 stars
attended Oct 01 2011

Great job. Wit really does some smart theatre. This one was a great effort by all.

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9 reviews
8 stars
attended Sep 29 2011

Overall, worth seeing.

First the positives: Box office person at Theatre Wit - great, welcoming personality/smile (wonderful ambassador for the theatre, that gentleman is); Act II (enough said!); Last scene of Act I (which made me want to see...continued

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7 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 22 2011

Interested in seeing the play to compare it to the upcoming movie "Ides of March." Exceeded my expectations. Taut story line and exceptionally well acted. Go see it!

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Website

http://www.stagelefttheatre.com/

Quotes & Highlights

Farragut North is Jeff recommended, and Chicago Magazine listed it as one of their five hot plays to see over Labor Day Weekend.
Read an "interview ":http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2010/04/25/playwright_beau_willimon_talks_about_farragut_north_opening_friday_in_boston/with playwright Beau Willimon.

Description

Stephen Bellamy is a wunderkind press secretary who has built a career that men twice his age would envy. During a tight presidential primary race, Stephen’s meteoric rise falls prey to the backroom politics of more seasoned operatives. Farragut North is a fast-paced drama about the lust for power and the costs one will endure to achieve it.

About the Ticket Supplier: Stage Left Theatre

Founded in 1982, Stage Left Theatre is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and produce plays that raise debate and challenge perspectives on political and social issues. Over the past thirty-two years, Stage Left has produced over 120 mainstage, late-night, off-night, children’s and touring productions that have garnered critical accolades, as well as 46 nominations and 17 awards for excellence from the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee.