Venue Details

36 Star Starred
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-1500
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Nina Kruse
It was tricky to find parking for the theater, so go a little early.
DORIAN info Jun 07 2014 star this tip starred
Nina Kruse
Wine, liquor and beer with some sweets are available to purchase at affordable cost. You can take you drinks into the theater for the performance.
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Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
3.9 average rating
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54 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, the topics are so obviously calculated to be "theatrical" in a manner...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

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.