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182 Star Starred
Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 69 members
Review from Joe Raab

The show was too slow for my taste. I left at intermission, as did some other people. Everyone's shoes were making weird noises on the stage. I'm pretty sure they did not have treaded shows during that time period. I just was expecting a...continued

reviewed Sep 19 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Outstanding performance. The timeless message of this play is particularly relevant in today's political climate.

reviewed Sep 22 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from m

I have seen this play, seen the movie, read the script, but this staging proved that this is one of the finest, most riveting plays ever written, just completely fascinating. I couldn't find a weak performance in the entire ensemble. The casting...continued

reviewed Sep 26 2007 report as inappropriate
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