Venue Details

35 Star Starred
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-1500
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Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
3.9 average rating
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52 events
42 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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Bob
8 events
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,... continued

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5 events
3 reviews
0 stars
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Website

http://www.signalensemble.com/

Description

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

Known for its ensemble acting and producing a diverse slate of plays that range from classics to new works, Signal Ensemble Theatre uses the actor as focal point to clearly execute the playwright's vision. Founded by its three artistic directors, the company began producing in 2003.