Arthur Miller's The Price Pits Brother Against Brother at Raven Theatre
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The last date listed for The Price was Saturday April 14, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Raven Theatre East Stage
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A landmark fight for justice takes the form of a vaudeville show as poignancy and absurdity collide… More
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Overall I thought the performance was mediocre. The antique dealer and the rich brother were the stonger characters. The other two not so great. There was no chemistry between them and there dialouge was very sing-song. Just reading a script....continued
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" … one of the most engrossing and entertaining plays that Miller has ever written. It is superbly, even flamboyantly, theatrical, complying with the classic unities of time, place and action, and Miller holds the interest with the skill of a born story-teller." —_The New York Times _
Director Michael Menendian said, “I have wanted to stage The Price for nearly 20 years. I consider this to be one of his finest plays, dealing with universal issues of family loyalty, sibling rivalry and commitment to a certain code of conduct. I want the audience to question what they would do in the shoes of the characters.”
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.