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Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
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81 stars
Get there early to get a good seat, not a bad view in the house but some of the seats are broken and uncomfortable. Plays tend to be general admission.
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81 stars
Free parking at the church down the street (Holy Trinity) for all performances Thurs-Sun
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attended Jan 08 2011

The primary problem with Odradek is trying to understand exactly what the play is about. I want to believe that the writer had a clear understanding of the theme of his play when he put it on paper, but unfortunatly, his vision does not cross...continued

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attended Mar 03 2011

Brett Neveu is, simply stated, Chicago's most profound, always experimenting/never 'static' playwright, and Odradek is a superb piece of Expressionist writing...the cast is great, and Dexter Bullard, as director, is is (as anyone who's seen The...continued

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attended Jan 14 2011

Odradek was a uniquely haunting play that filled me with wonder and terror. It was like an abstract painting that came to life. The combination of the stage set up and the lone cellist in the corner playing melodically to the sharply written...continued

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A world-premiere by Brett Neveu

Part midwestern gothic fairy tale, part Hitchcockian thriller, Odradek is The House’s first collaboration with celebrated playwright Brett Neveu.

Join us for this dark tale about a troubled young boy and his relationship with the monster under the stairs. With an extremely intimate set, designed for an audience of only 60 people, seating is limited.

About the Ticket Supplier: The House Theatre of Chicago

The House is an ensemble of multi-talented artists who work together to create new works of popular theatre. In The House, theatre, music, dance, magic, and spectacle combine to inspire imagination, breaking down the bariers between actors and audience, uniting the two in the joy of storytelling.