Woyzeck 042711

Woyzeck Reviews

Chopin Theatre Mainstage (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
2.4 average rating
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6 reviews
0 stars
attended May 15 2011

You can also find my review with links at http://windycitytheater.blogspot.com/

This, I hope, is the most challenging review I will ever have to write.

Woyzeck is a play by Georg Büchner that is comprised of a set of unfinished scenes...continued

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31 reviews
11 stars
attended May 08 2011

I can't imagine what the one star reviewer was expecting: The play that I saw was an interesting refraction of Woyzeck, seen through the 1920s. Maybe the neg reviewer wanted a happy ending? This is serious theater, beautifully realized, for...continued

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended May 15 2011

This was unnecessarily graphic. What was the point of the play?

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9 reviews
1 stars
attended May 22 2011

This isn't the type of theatre I typically enjoy. I prefer solid storylines and deeper characterizations. This felt more absurdest in nature and I'm not sure I really "got it." The acting was very good, and I appreciated the minimalistic set and...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 15 2011

After the play I said to my dae, what was that all about? It made no sense, the guy next to me said, yea, esactly, a bunch of words pulled out of a hat and strung together.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended May 22 2011

This adaptation was far fetched. The audience seemed largely confused. The acting was okay, some definitely overpowered others. Certain scenes were portrayed in a graphic manner that didn't work well with the stage design, too intimate with the...continued

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