Venue Details

Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 58 members
Review from newengland
Red Velvet 76 events 28 reviews

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

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from StefanieM
Red Velvet 35 events 15 reviews

Outstanding! Well-acted, brilliantly staged and an all around a fantastic production.

reviewed Mar 15 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Kath Engelsman
191 events 97 reviews

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

reviewed Feb 17 2013 report as inappropriate
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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.

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