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147 Star Starred
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
773-327-5252
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Plenty of places to eat in the area. Beverages and snacks were sold.
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The weather was fall evening. I wore Black Jeans and a nice top.
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303 events
30 reviews
41 stars
attended Oct 29 2012

Kevin Cox is outstanding. The production is so enjoyable. Great first effort from a new company.

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27 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 29 2012

The story was confusing, and the acting not the greatest.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Nov 08 2012

A great and lesser known play by Bertolt Brecht, with a delightful main character, skillfully and comically played by Kevin Cox, a young ensemble surrounds and the evening is filled with music, with laughter and with the wry view of political...continued

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Website

http://www.stage773.com/Show?id=30

Description

Chicago Premiere.

In WWII occupied Czechoslovakia, Schweyk, a talkative dog-catcher, finds himself arrested, forced into the Nazi army, and wandering in the Russian tundra until he stumbles upon Hitler (whom Brecht has written as a vaudevillian puppet). Meanwhile in her Bohemian pub, a young widow waits with her country’s only remaining men: the misfits, idiots, and cowards incapable of war. Together, they sing of their struggles with love, violence, and the fear that they too will soon snap and start talking to the drunken Nazis who walk amongst them.

About the Ticket Supplier: Stage 773

The name Stage 773 expresses the company's mission to celebrate the richness, creativity, innovation and spirit of Chicago's off-loop theatre movement.