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Theater Wit
1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657
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The theater was extremely cold.
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"A Day in the Death of Joe Egg"
25 ratings
4.3 average rating
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22 reviews
38 stars
attended Jan 13 2014

Impressive performances by the two lead actors, as well as Brian's mother and their painfully disabled daughter. The dialogue was powerful, perfectly capturing the torment of this dark comedy. Nailing both their profound understanding and...continued

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62 reviews
16 stars
attended Jan 17 2014

An excellent cast in a very lively play of and from late 60's Britain,ahead of its time in terms of subject and treatment.I'd been wary of returning to see this play,which I'd seen in an underwhelming production in Chicago in the late '80's and...continued

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59 reviews
36 stars
attended Jan 12 2014

Exceptional performances. Incisive, nuanced script.

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By Peter Nichols

Directed by Greg Werstler


Brian – Vance Smith

Sheila – Kendra Thulin

Freddie – Brian Plocharcyzk

Pam – Annie Prichard

Grace – Marssie Mencotti

Joe – Piper Bailey

About the Ticket Supplier: Stage Left Theatre

Founded in 1982, Stage Left Theatre is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and produce plays that raise debate and challenge perspectives on political and social issues. Over the past thirty-two years, Stage Left has produced over 120 mainstage, late-night, off-night, children’s and touring productions that have garnered critical accolades, as well as 46 nominations and 17 awards for excellence from the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee.