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Mine Reviews

The Gift Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

7 ratings
4.4 average rating
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21 reviews
33 stars
attended Aug 08 2013

The actors were powerful and "Mine" was a very interesting portrayal of a mother's depression and panic when initial expected bonding is absent. And the responses of the nuclear family to this disturbing situation.

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17 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Talk about the worst postpartum depression imaginable? Hillary Clemens, the paragon of propriety and right life takes a 360 degree turn as a new mom who gives birth at home, in the company of no one other than her family, but soon starts to...continued

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10 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 01 2013

Laura Marks' taut drama revolves around the issue of having a child and post-partum issues. The play is written superbly in a spare and direct style. There is layer upon layer of subtle questions that go to the very heart of this most human...continued

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10 reviews
15 stars
attended Jul 18 2013

The cast tried hard, some more skilled than others, but, somewhat trivial in
actions....not enough substance and not suspenseful.

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5 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

Saw Mine at the Gift Theatre last night. It is a very small venue, meaning you were practically onstage. I loved it. The acting was excellent and the story was strange but interesting. I would definitely recommend it!

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5 reviews
22 stars
attended Jul 11 2013

What a terrific play! I was completely engrossed in this ambiguous story. What could have been a silly, mawkish sort of tale was an intriguing, tense play. The acting was excellent, and the young woman who played the main character was superb. ...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 14 2013

Excellent cast in a thought-provoking drama.

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