Venue Details

12 Star Starred
Prop Thtr
at N Troy St 3502 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
312-409-3247
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Bethany Sirven
90 minutes with no intermission
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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 09 2013

Good show, great job staging. This show will make you think!

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12 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Good actors, play way to long and poorly focused

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0 stars
attended Jun 13 2013

I'm sorry to say, I really did not enjoy this show at all. The show itself was all over the place. It tried to do/say/be too many things at once. Was it about race? gender? workplace conditions? labor/union issues? mortality? abuse of power? Yes...continued

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Website

http://www.propthtr.org

Description

Up to their elbows in carcasses and hard labor, workers Codd, Roach, Maggot, and Brandon strive to navigate their flawed relationships while their boss gropes them, pits them against each other, and manipulates a black supervisor trying to work his way up. The divides between union and scab, black and white, male and female, and past and present begin to melt, as the Sausage Man turns his grinder in Slaughter City.

This play has mature subject matter and is not recommended those age 15 or younger. 

About the Ticket Supplier: Prop Thtr Group

Prop Thtr Group was established in 1981 by Artistic Director Scott Vehill, Technical Director Stefan Brun and other Chicago artists, making it the oldest surviving off-loop, non-equity theater in Chicago. Prop Thtr has produced over 80 productions in its history, over 40 of them being world premieres. The theater's focus is on original or newly adapted works taken from literature. Prop Thtr has adapted the works of Algren, Hecht, Burroughs, Brecht, Bukowski, Bradbury, Dick, Nin, Nabokov, Dostoyevsky and Salinger to name a few.