Good boys and true

Good Boys and True Reviews

Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

37 ratings
3.8 average rating
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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 23 2007

Poor script. Not enough emotion and everying was just too neatly wrapped up.

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21 reviews
33 stars
attended Jan 30 2008

Good, solid play but not an "absolutely can't miss" experience.

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52 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 15 2007

It is a somewhat intriguing piece. Story isn't new; we all have seen it somewhere before. I liked the overall pace and how it ended. However, I do believe the actors need more rehearsing. Except for Kelly O'Sullivan (in a very small and...continued

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47 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 06 2008

This play is so good that I will see it with friends again this Saturday. With half-price tickets, Goldstar makes it easy to go back for a second look!

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30 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 20 2007

A very good new play, with great performances and direction !

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9 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 13 2008

The show was great. Interesting story line. Great leading actor. Steve did an amazing job playing Brandon Hardy. Great supporting actors playing Justin and Maddy. I recommend the show!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 01 2008

I really liked this play. I thought the actors did a great job, there were alot of surprises or reveals that I wasn't expecting. The story moved me. At the heart of this play lies the question of character and truth. I thought it was quite powerful.

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Arryn M. Hawthorne
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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 23 2007

What a spectacular cast of actors for a superbly written play about effects of stigma and privilege on human behavior and relationships.

The seats were front row! What a deal.

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 22 2008

It is an interesting story that will peak your curiosity but it fails to deliver the intensity that I would think would accompany such revelations - it really never gets above the emotional level of any of the Hardy Boy mysteries referenced in the...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 11 2008

I was pleasantly surprised how good it was. The plot was good, the acting was great. I really enjoyed it!

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 23 2007

Plusses and minuses for this new play. I enjoy twisty plots, so that aspect of the script was great (although not all the "surprises" were as surprising as I expect the playwright intended them to be). There was some excellent acting...continued

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 22 2007

The ideas contained in the play (one young man's awakening to class privilege and what that really entails) were good, but much of the play (particularly the first act) felt barely two-dimensional. Things were described, rather than demonstrated;...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 19 2008

It's a was a great performance in a really great venue. I had called in advance to see what tickets I had, and I was a little afraid that it was in the balcony. I was ready to be pretty disappointed. But, when I got to the theater, and I got to...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 06 2008

Terrific play - wonderful actors, great set, and good story. Made for a great date night!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 09 2008

The play is a first run at Steppenwolf. It is a good story but as every first run, needs a bit of tweaking.

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