Venue Details

45 Star Starred
Raven Theatre West Stage
at W Granville Ave 6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177
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The easiest way to get there from either the Loop or Evanston is to take the Red Line to the Granville stop and walk west on Granville to the theater which is on the corner of Granville and Clark. For some odd reason, Google Maps tells you to turn right on to Clark. Don't do it. The Raven Theater is on your left and on the corner of Granville and Clark.
Wit travel Jun 09 2014 star this tip starred
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This is an one-act play with a run time of 1.5 hours. Use the restroom and load up on a snack and libations before the performance begins.
Wit info Jun 08 2014 star this tip starred
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31 events
20 reviews
32 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

Really weird. That's the best way to describe this show. Odd storyline and odd characters. At one point an Oedipus type thing was suggested? I think? I found myself feeling embarrassed for the actors at certain points. I thought the actors...continued

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4 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 05 2013

I thought the play was awesome. The ending was the best and the performers were outstanding. I have since highly recommended to others and also put a note on my Facebook page stating how god it was and encouraging others to see it. The best...continued

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Scott S.
109 events
93 reviews
10 stars
attended Oct 19 2013

excellent play, highly recommended. The acting was top notch and very intense leading to the surprise ending.

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Quotes & Highlights

“The last few scenes will have you on the edge of your seat. This is a terrific show filled with surprises and fine performances.” -chicagocritic.com (recommended)
“There are no answers here but the characters are vividly portrayed.  The characters are each flawed and dysfunctional and I could feel their pain and confusion.” -splash.com
“Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires … the audience gasped during the big, tragic reveal when I saw it.” —Newcity Stage (recommended) he audience gasped during the big, tragic reveal when I saw it – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf
“Artistic Director Robert Tobin confidently guides his five-member ensemble through the growing suspense. He skillfully leads his actors along this roller coaster of apprehension and foreboding that begins from the first moment until events finally spin out of control.” —Chicago Theatre Review