Terminus 920

Terminus Reviews

Athenaeum Theatre Studio Two (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

22 ratings
4.5 average rating
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69 reviews
55 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Wonderfully disturbing! Everything about this was a dark, disturbing, witty, masterpiece. The thing that probably disturbed me the most was how unnerved I was at my own laughing about something so dark, yet so strangely funny. Not for the faint...continued

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47 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

Great performance, loved it!

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75 reviews
28 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

It was sad, unpleasant, profanity laced and at times hard to understand the Irish accents However, the actors were extremely talented and remarkable , and the staging and lighting was simple but very effective.

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j
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69 reviews
13 stars
attended Sep 12 2013

The Irish version, in verse of course, of a Korean revenge movie. Intense, brutal, darkly funny. Don't take Grandma

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38 reviews
116 stars
attended Sep 12 2013

It was very sinister but a good play and excellent actors!

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31 reviews
17 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

The delivery of these interlocking monologues by all three actors was fantastic and the language was beautiful and impressive. There was so much happening in the story that I kind of want to see it again to catch what I missed. Be warned, if...continued

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22 reviews
55 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

This is an interesting play -- all monologues by three
characters whose lives are intertwined. The Irish brogue
of the mother starts out thick and I could not always understand what she said at the very beginning. The dialogue rhymes and I...continued

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Irene
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15 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

Great acting and spellbinding stories.

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14 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Amazing theater experience. One of the greatest new writers for the theater. Don't miss it. Acting was superb and we saw the understudies!

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9 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 19 2013

A very good production. Simple set and lights, fabulous actors. The story itself is very gruesome but layered with amazing language that takes you in.

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9 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 22 2013

Terminus was an unmitigated success. The actors were truly impressive, filling 110 minutes (no intermission!) with monologues. The language was poetic, the interlinnear rhymes reminding me a little of hip hop. The show is not for everyone, as it...continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

Very exciting, fast paced, edge-of -your-seat experience-- Extremely well-acted, staged,and a dynamic script. Only problem that diluted it a bit was not being able to fully understand all the words due to the dialects of some of the actors. A...continued

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6 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

Beautifully written piece. Wonderful use of prose and the stories these actors tell are absolutely chilling, however it does run a little long. The script could use some trimming but I still highly recommend it.

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 14 2013

This play is incredible. The author's has a really remarkable imagination. I don't want to give anything away so my review is short. The play is really 3 different people's monologues interwoven over almost 2 hours without intermission. The...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 19 2013

Brilliant, no fear, acting. Life is hard, love is hard...all three actors portrayed their characters with compassion, energy, strength and vulnerability. My guest and I were moved in similar yet different ways, invoking wonderful, passionate...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Sep 13 2013

Hold on to your seat. A dark journey with dangerous twists and shocking turns. These phenomenal actors take you on a wild rollercoaster of intensity.

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