Venue Details

81 Star Starred
Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177
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Member Tips

LaLa
Anything goes
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LaLa
Both street and parking lot
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LaLa
Every seat in the house was a good seat
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Goldstar Member
Yummy Fair Trade coffee
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jamanvan
Or take CTA. Clark bus stops at the Theater.
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Scott C.
Drinks and snacks could be cheaper. But that's a universal complaint for all theaters.
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Reviews & Ratings

32 ratings
3.7 average rating
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43 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 30 2009

Good actors, on the verge of hams... Topic and script were insulting to both Americans and Arabs.

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29 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 28 2009

Even with the sound glitch during opening night, this is a great play. I thought the script was quick-witted and entertaining. The actors did a great job. The music... continued

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 31 2009

It was just okay. The acting was disjointed and some of the characters were not believable.

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Description

With huge profits in mind, American businessmen venture into the Middle East to sell sandals “so comfortable you’ll never want to take them off.”

About the Ticket Supplier: Raven Theatre

Raven Theatre's mission is to establish itself as an important voice in regional theater, focusing on American classics, as well as new and lesser-known projects that shed light on the "American Experience." The company's mission is realized by uniting an ensemble of Chicago-based theater artists from diverse disciplines who work together with the goal of maintaining a high standard of artistic excellence with programming easily accessible to patrons of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds, and thereby enriching our community's cultural life. Vigorously fresh revivals of masterpieces by great playwrights such as Miller, Williams, Saroyan and Mamet introduce new audiences to established classics, while original and lesser-known works give voice to the next generation of playwrights. Through Raven's Children's Theatre Program, the company seeks to present a wide range of theatrical education and entertainment options applicable across a broad academic spectrum.