Venue Details

4 Star Starred
The Side Project Theatre
Between N Greenview and N Sheridan 1439 West Jarvis Chicago, IL 60626
773-340-0140
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Hard to find parking, since it is in a rather residential area.
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Reviews & Ratings

4 ratings
3.8 average rating
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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 04 2013

As a frequent theather goer I feel confident in highly recomending the production of this play. The actors turned in earnest moving performance and this is a play that not should be overlooked, despite it's small and out of the way venue.

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17 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 05 2013

This is one of my favorite plays - the first scifi story about robots, and Kapek came up with pretty much all the issues that later stories deal with. The staging and... continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 12 2013

My friend and I felt incredibly guilty leaving at intermission -- particularly since we were the only two in the audience. But after the first half, it was imperative... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.strangelooptheatre.org/Site/RUR.html

Description

Written by Karel Čapek

Directed by Brad Gunter

Running time is approximately 95 minutes. 

About the Ticket Supplier: Strangeloop Theatre

Though we officially incorporated as Strangeloop Theatre in October of 2008, it was in the early part of that year that a core group of us started meeting up to discuss creating a theatre company we could call home. In June of 2008, we did a one-night staging of Welcome to the Moon (and other plays) by John Patrick Shanley as our first performance, because we could do a collection of short pieces using multiple directors and actors within the group. It was a wonderful first endeavor and helped to further strengthen a sense of community within the group.

That sense of community helped us to grow over the course of our first two years -- staging work that allows a number of voices to participate in the theatrical process. In addition to producing strong work by well-known playwrights, such as Brian Friel's Living Quarters, we have also shown a commitment to working with theatre artists of every discipline in the creation of new and original work, including our world-premiere adaptation of Ferdinand Raimund's The Millionaire Farmer, our holiday cabaret shows and our short play workshop series, Loopshop.