Venue Details

5 Star Starred
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn Parkway Chicago, IL 60610
312-337-6543
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Joan Graburn
Enjoyed a gr8 pizza at Edwardo's after the play. Indoor or outdoor seating available.
Man and Superman dining May 12 2014 star this tip starred
LilySteel
Parking in this neighborhood is a bit tricky - depending on length of performance street parking is available but advocate taking the L if possible. Parked at the Newberry Plaza garage around the corner and it worked out fine as there were 3 of us and the Ruth Page Center has validated parking there.
Pygmalion info Nov 05 2013 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.7 average rating
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12 events
5 reviews
2 stars
attended May 19 2014

Interesting version of Shaw play. No staging but effective use of stands and scripts to focus attention on words rather than acting.

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6 events
3 reviews
6 stars
attended May 03 2014

We were a little daunted by the idea of 3 hours but the time flew. The actors, in period costume, made it seem almost like they were fully performing, not just reading. All were excellent, bringing to life Shaw's humor and philosophy in a way just...continued

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45 reviews
15 stars
attended May 18 2014

The acting was, as usual for Shaw Chicago, nothing short of terrific. You don't even miss the sets, lighting, costumes, props. The play was funny and felt pretty contemporary considering it's over 100 years old, but there were some weird things...continued

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Website

http://shawchicago.org/

Description

Written by Bernard Shaw
Directed by Robert Scogin

About the Ticket Supplier: ShawChicago Theater Company

ShawChicago's mission is to present the plays of George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries. Since 1994, we have produced all of Shaw's major plays with the exception of Saint Joan, and that masterpiece is on our schedule for the near future.