Unclebob 052813

Uncle Bob Reviews

Angel Island Theater (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

15 ratings
3.3 average rating
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Irene Red Velvet
36 events
14 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 28 2013

I cannot believe this play is back. There were 6 people in the audiance when I went and no intermission or we would have left. The main actor is terrific and was fabulous in Superior Donuts, but this piece is way beneath him. Skip it and wait...continued

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11 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 11 2013

Great acting, intense and unexpected twists and turns....

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70 reviews
12 stars
attended Jul 06 2013

Good for the sake of ensemble acting, but rankly distasteful piece is all over the place in terms of what it's trying to say. Playwright Pendleton seems to be confusing homosexuality with pedophilia. Seems to live only from one violent or...continued

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63 reviews
25 stars
attended Jun 14 2013

Well acted but too wordy and sad for many people to appreciate. The pedophile implication was unsettling and unpleasant to grasp.

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10 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 06 2013

Excellent drama, great actors - challenging material!

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 14 2013

Mezmerizing, completely engrossing, beautifully acted (best thing I've ever seen Rich do), and breathtaking, right up to the startling end. Huge kudos to Mr. Pendleton, and the company for taking on such an amazing project.

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1 review
3 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

Austin Pendleton's Uncle Bob is exciting, humorous and contemplative in equal measures. Performed with intelligence and intensity by Richard Cotovsky and Rudy Galvan; if you want to see great writing executed in Mary-Arrchie's expert storefront...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jun 14 2013

Great play both performers were very good I would recommend

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Riveting ending. Great performances. Compelling story line but not for the faint hearted.

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