The Fisherman: Award-Winning Drama About Two Brothers
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The last date listed for The Fisherman was Sunday April 1, 2012 / 3:00pm.
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When Kay quits her corporate job to teach English at a Chicago public school, visions of changing the world dance in her head. But in Principal Principle, a dark comedy written by former teacher Joe Zarrow (that now returns to Theater Wit by popular demand), Kay learns that plenty of things are broken -- the copy machine, the spirits of her fellow teachers and the system. Take a peek behind the doors of the teachers' lounge to discover the politics and people who come together to try and make a difference -- any way they can. Learn More
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I attended a preview performance but did not notice any major flaws. The play itself addresses some very heavy topics, so be prepared. I was sort of confused in the first half, but the story unfolded in the second. The acting overall was ok, but the main character, Carl, was excellent. I felt that Jenny found her stride in the second half as well. Overall I love Theater Wit and I come just to see what they have to offer.
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Interesting plot, fine acting (overall). Script was weakened by paying too much attention to the fishing metaphor, and not enough to the real theme of economic desperation. Lead character's descent from lovable uncle to violent vigilante was hard...continued
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Founded in 1982, Stage Left Theatre is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and produce plays that raise debate and challenge perspectives on political and social issues. Over the past thirty-two years, Stage Left has produced over 120 mainstage, late-night, off-night, children’s and touring productions that have garnered critical accolades, as well as 46 nominations and 17 awards for excellence from the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee.