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59 Star Starred
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1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60640
773-975-8150
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Mary Plunkett
Parking is impossible; take CTA
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Mary Plunkett
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Reviews & Ratings

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26 events
16 reviews
18 stars
attended May 08 2011

"Better Not Bring Your Kids" . Period. I picked this show for Mother's Day because it looked very different/interesting for me and my Mom and my sons (age 13 & 9) love Samurai's (as any other boy). Aside from the Gratuitous use of profanity, the...continued

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4 reviews
49 stars
attended Apr 28 2011

I expected something different when I first read the title; and boy did I get it! The production is filled with humor, action, and the sexiest cast you'll ever see. Not many stage presentations have a live deejay and action screen behind the...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended May 01 2011

I have never seen such realistic swordfighting on stage! Nonstop action, lots of funny moments, a love story that kept me guessing, and a decidedly non-Hollywood ending. This is a genre-busting theatre experience that shouldn't be missed (but...continued

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Website

http://infusiontheatre.com/soulsamurai.htm

Quotes & Highlights

“Soul Samurai has a dark fairy tale magic all its own, and has genuine heart to pump with its adrenaline.” -_Centerstage Chicago _
“Call it a rousing success…_ Soul Samurai _is a hybrid theater/kung fu/video/hip-hop piece that comes together in a hilarious and wildly inventive production that’s unique on the Chicago stage.” - _Time Out Chicago _
“The makings for a cult classic…_ Soul Samurai _is action theatre with a side of comic book.” —_Chicago Now _
“Adrenaline-pumping martial-arts spectacle” —Windy City Times
Check out rehearsal videos from Soul Samurai.

Description

Directed by Mitch Golob_

Soul Samurai_ is an adults-only action-adventure comedy about Dewdrop, a young samurai girl, and her sidekick who fight through the mean streets of post-apocalyptic New York City, featuring martial arts, a live DJ, multimedia, hip-hop, and vampires — an adrenaline-charged production of love, loss, and revenge, infused with high-octane martial arts and video.

A live DJ, Jesse Livingston, provides musical accompaniment to the action on stage as well as spinning for the audience as they arrive and depart.   __

Soul Samurai __cast includes Christine Lin (Dewdrop), Amy Dellagiarno (Sally), Austin Talley (Boss 2K / Marcus), Steven Thomas  (Cert), Evan Lee (Master Leroy), Glenn Stanton (Grandmaster Mack), Anji White (Angela), Paul Tadalan (Pastor), Megan Tabaque (Ensemble) and Zach Livingston (Ensemble).

This show is not recommended for children due to adult language.

About the Ticket Supplier: InFusion Theatre Company

InFusion Theatre Company's mission is to seek out new plays and organically "infuse" them with other elements of entertainment such as music, dance, and film. They strive to create dynamic performances by combining different forms of entertainment that will result in both exciting and thought-provoking work. They focus on giving voice to new works, as well as looking at older works in a new way.