Slaughter City: Dark Drama Carves Up Class, Race and Sex
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Featured review from Jan P.
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Sorry to say, my friend and I left at intermission because the story was just too weird. We are avid theatergoers so we've pretty much seen it all, but this one was baffling. The reason I gave it two stars is because the performers did their best with what they had and the theater, in spite of being a storefront, is comfortable. I felt bad that the audience was so small. In fact the cast outnumbered the audience. Maybe no one came because it was Father's Day. Good luck to the hard-working cast in the coming weeks.
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.