Great Expectations: Six Actors Spin Dickens' Finest Tale
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The last date listed for Great Expectations was Saturday December 14, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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November 9, 2013: Preview Party
Tickets to this performance include a preview party featuring an open beer and wine bar and light appetizers for one hour before the show. The bar will remain open after the show as well.
About the Ticket Supplier: Strawdog Theatre CompanyFrom fresh takes on the classics and kitchen-sink dramas to inventive world premieres, Strawdog Theatre Co. is committed to presenting great stories. They tell these stories to provoke the important questions and excite the imagination of their audiences. And they use their amazing, intimate space to fully immerse people into the unique worlds that they create for each one of their productions.
Founded in 1988, the Strawdog ensemble has consistently produced shows built on authentic human connections, and their comfortable 70-seat home in Lakeview is perfect for offering their audience a quintessential Chicago storefront theatre experience.