Venue Details

81 Star Starred
Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177
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Member Tips

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Casual
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travel

Parking is free
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Parking is scarce
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Bill Gear
Eat before or after the show at Summer (gourmet pan Asian at good prices) a mile or so East of the Raven theater on Granville right next to Red Line El tracks (just East of Broadway). Get the Nam Sod for sure.
dining Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred
olurst
Traffic and parking on a Friday night are both a drag, so it's better to go on another day.
info Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred
Jamie Reynolds
Free parking if you get there early enough. If not there is parking on the street.
travel Feb 24 2014 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The free parking in the theater lot is very limited. Arrive early if you do not want to pay for street parking which is abundant.
travel Mar 09 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

28 ratings
3.8 average rating
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Paul Red Velvet
30 events
15 reviews
15 stars
attended Feb 09 2014

Even though this play was produced first in 1907, it is as applicable today as then. With a little adjustment to your ear for the Irish accent, this is a great romp and... continued

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Andrea L
180 events
92 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 07 2014

The set was fabulous. The acting was adequate, but apparently not enough to make this play worth watching. I left at intermission. At that time, a couple walked out... continued

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37 events
21 reviews
114 stars
attended Feb 07 2014

I went with my husband and for most the first act we were waiting to see what's happening...But since not much was and the humor was too rough ...we left at intermission.... continued

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Website

https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?preseason=raven

Description

By John M. Synge

Directed by Michael Menendian  

About the Ticket Supplier: Raven Theatre

Raven Theatre's mission is to establish itself as an important voice in regional theater, focusing on American classics, as well as new and lesser-known projects that shed light on the "American Experience." The company's mission is realized by uniting an ensemble of Chicago-based theater artists from diverse disciplines who work together with the goal of maintaining a high standard of artistic excellence with programming easily accessible to patrons of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds, and thereby enriching our community's cultural life. Vigorously fresh revivals of masterpieces by great playwrights such as Miller, Williams, Saroyan and Mamet introduce new audiences to established classics, while original and lesser-known works give voice to the next generation of playwrights. Through Raven's Children's Theatre Program, the company seeks to present a wide range of theatrical education and entertainment options applicable across a broad academic spectrum.