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Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
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1 review
7 stars
We found street parking.
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22 stars
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"They Call Me Mister Fry"
23 ratings
4.5 average rating
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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

Script is written to appeal to a general audience but the greatest laughs came from teachers in the crowd. It's the plight of a teacher who cares about teaching and his students and is put through the wringer better known as "No Child Left...continued

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90 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

Teachers will relate, those who are not teachers may get a better understanding of what it is to teach in the inner city. Well done!

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52 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 30 2012

This one-man show is absolutely amazing! The performer is a credentialed teacher in California, taking time off from teaching for a while to do this show. He's changed the names, but the events in the story are all true, unbelievable as some of...continued

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Check out Goldstar member reviews for They Call Me Mister Fry at Los Angeles’ Lounge Theatre and FanaticSalon.
“On stage,_ Mister Fry_ makes the grade!”  —Los Angeles Times
“Jack Fry is the Patch Adams of education, the highest quality of Off Broadway theatre” —LA Examiner
Critic’s Pick for Best of the Fest —Capital Fringe
“Gritty but hopeful” —Curtain Up New York
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“A talented blend of comedy and emotion” —Valley Scene Magazine
“Freiberger wins over his audience … he masterfully plays two problem students.” —LA Weekly, GO!_ _
“By all means see it and leave inspired!” —Our Town New York (Theater Pick of the Week)
“This production has enough heart, audacity, and originality to stand out from the crowd mainly because of the artistry of Jack Fry.” —
“Intense and intimate…many laughs…” —NUVO
They Call Me Mister Fry is directed by my first director Jeff Michalski, so you know it’s got to be good.” —Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report

About the Ticket Supplier: Stage 773

The name Stage 773 expresses the company’s mission to celebrate the richness, creativity, innovation and spirit of Chicago’s off-loop theatre movement.