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46 Star Starred
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
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70 reviews
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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70 reviews
81 stars
Free parking at the church down the street (Holy Trinity) for all performances Thurs-Sun
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"Six Degrees of Separation"
11 ratings
3.9 average rating
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55 events
43 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 16 2008

This theatre is the nicest I've ever been in. The play was good,
though at times disjointed.

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 13 2008

Having recently seen several times the brilliant new David Hauptschein play "The Gurney", this was a depressing return to conventional theater. Every line is so precious, the topics are so obviously calculated to be "theatrical" in a manner...continued

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Ouisa Kittredge read somewhere that “everybody on this planet is separated by only six other people.” When Paul, a young victim of a knife attack, seeks assistance at her family’s upper-class New York home, she discovers how true that statement really is. Claiming to be Sidney’s Poitier’s son, Paul connects to Ouisa and her husband Flan in a way not even their own children have. But Paul may not be all he says he is, and his aggressive, far-reaching search for meaningful human contact creates a web of confusion and pain that – as Ouisa discovers – didn’t start, nor end, within her family’s walls. A comic-tragedy loosely based on a true story, “Six Degrees of Separation,” like a revolving Kandinsky, paints multiple sides on what drives and motivates us in the glare of money, greed, fame, lust and, finally, each other.

About the Ticket Supplier: Signal Ensemble Theatre

Signal Ensemble Theatre uses a deeply collaborative method to produce work never-before-seen in Chicago. Founded by its three artistic directors, the company began producing in 2003.