Venue Details

96 Star Starred
Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177
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"A Soldier's Play"
57 ratings
4.6 average rating
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76 events
28 reviews
55 stars
attended Feb 21 2013

Taut and suspenseful, charged with complex emotions. The second act had us on the edge of our seats!

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188 events
96 reviews
543 stars
attended Feb 17 2013

POWERFUL and informative!!! This was a beautifully acted play by gifted actors!!! The story was a real piece of the past, and how racism has many faces in our society...The set design was very well done! The Raven is a great, intimate venue! This...continued

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38 events
22 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 14 2013

Beautifully acted performance!! Excellent evening of neighborhood theater.

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Description

by Charles Fuller,

directed by Michael Menendian

The murder of a black sergeant in Louisiana in 1944 sets off an investigation that explores racial tensions, humanism and personal responsibility. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1982.

<em>The Assembled Parties</em> Blue Man Group Chicago <em>STOMP</em> <em>Crazy For You</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>The Illusionists -- Live From Broadway</em> <em>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</em> Joffrey Ballet's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>My Fair Lady</em> Ballet Chicago's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Thrones! The Musical Parody</em>