All the Fame of Lofty Deeds, a Play with Live Music
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The last date listed for All the Fame of Lofty Deeds was Sunday December 20, 2009 / 7:00pm.
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Featured review from Chris Marcum
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A huge fan of this genre of music (alt-country, roots, americana, what-have-you), I was excited to see my first House show. The band did not disappoint, amazing musicians all. And Corrie Feuerstein as the tumbleweed was double-plus fantastisch. The story? Well, not so much. It seemed like, with the number of tunes included, that the story was just time filler in between songs. There were some funny bits throughout the "book" portion, Anderson Lawfer's host had me laughing out loud, but I found myself wanting them to hurry up and get to the next song already. I would love to see a concert with this cast as the band and on this beautifully realized set. And this is where my experience seems to jibe with nearly all the House reviews I've read -- I enjoyed myself immensely, but found the story somewhat lacking.
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I'm really glad I went to see this show. It was like watching someone's dream sequence and picking out what the symbolism represented in that person's life in order to comprehend their story and what it reveals about them and the consequences of...continued
Sadly reflective and yet hilariously surreal, the show mixes rock biography, live music and stunning visual effects to tell a tripped out tale of the demise of America’s last living cowboy.
About the Ticket Supplier: The House Theatre of Chicago
The House is an ensemble of multi-talented artists who work together to create new works of popular theatre. In The House, theatre, music, dance, magic, and spectacle combine to inspire imagination, breaking down the bariers between actors and audience, uniting the two in the joy of storytelling.