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Theater Wit
1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60640
773-975-8150
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Allow plenty of time to find parking. Theater has a very small lot that is hard to find.
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4.4 average rating
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13 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 16 2014

Actors portrayed a believable cast of CPS teachers and principal. The story was interesting and entertaining; a MUST SEE for any CPS teacher!
Small venue made the performance even more enjoyable.

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31 reviews
-1 stars
attended Apr 13 2014

Excellent play. A very timely portrayal of standardized testing programs and innercity teachers who are bound by them. The acting was great. Without it feeling forced, there were multiple teacher types portrayed. The kind of play that will get...continued

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11 reviews
1 stars
attended May 01 2014

So, so writing but not universal enough. You might enjoy it if you are, or have been a CPS teacher. the acting was the best thing about limited play. Better writing could have made this a good play.

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Website

http://stagelefttheatre.com/season-32/principal-principle/

Description

“Principal Principle” is a co-production with Theatre Seven of Chicago.

About Theatre Seven of Chicago:

Founded in 2007, Theatre Seven of Chicago’s mission is to transform the way Chicagoans engage with their city and to become the premiere center for the creation, development and showcase of theatrically-based Chicago stories. The company has earned nominations for four Jeff Awards and won the 2012 League of Chicago Theatres’ Emerging Theatre Award.

About the Ticket Supplier: Stage Left Theatre

Founded in 1982, Stage Left Theatre is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and produce plays that raise debate and challenge perspectives on political and social issues. Over the past thirty-two years, Stage Left has produced over 120 mainstage, late-night, off-night, children’s and touring productions that have garnered critical accolades, as well as 46 nominations and 17 awards for excellence from the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee.