Venue Details

38 Star Starred
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-1500
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Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
3.7 average rating
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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 22 2010

I really wanted to like this play. I'm a fan of both the House Theatre and musicals, so I thought putting the two together would be a recipe for success. I couldn't have been more disappointed. The set is well-done, except for the fact that I...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended May 14 2010

So not was I was expecting but in a good way. Loved the casting, singing, choreography and dialog. Only gripe was that the ensemble was difficult to hear when they had singing parts. It had a very Baz Luhrman feel to me. Dramatic, stylized and...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 23 2010

I loved it. The rest of my group loved it too. Another reviewer complained about not being able to see a scene from her seat. That happens because the cast is moving around making great use of the stage. That could have been easily avoided by...continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.thehousetheatre.com/shows?show-id=girls-vs-boys

Description

Book and lyrics by Chris Mathews, Jake Minton and Nathan Allen

Music by Kevin O’Donnell with Nathan Allen

Choreography by Tommy Rapley

Directed by Nathan Allen

Hard drinking, pill popping, parties and sex – these kids can have anything they want. But when six hot-blooded heartbroken teenagers decide they want more, life really gets dangerous. Now they’re on a high-stakes quest to find love by the end of the night… even if it kills them.

The House Theatre of Chicago injects the rock back into live theater in this over-the-top musical about high school love gone terribly wrong.

Developed in partnership with the American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University

About the Ticket Supplier: The House Theatre of Chicago

The House is an ensemble of multi-talented artists who work together to create new works of popular theatre. In The House, theatre, music, dance, magic, and spectacle combine to inspire imagination, breaking down the bariers between actors and audience, uniting the two in the joy of storytelling.