Venue Details

Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 36 members
Review from Mo in Chicago
Red Velvet 250 events 168 reviews

The first act dragged a lot. The second was much better. The actors definitely put their all into it!

reviewed May 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from GoldGirl
Red Velvet 87 events 27 reviews

It was well done. Strong acting. I thought it was about 5-7 minutes too long.

reviewed May 15 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Bob Armstrong
225 events 109 reviews

Very well done with strong character actors in a character-driven story. Script may be a problem because it's a novel being used as natural stage dialog. Many times I just didn't believe people talk the way they do here.

Main character "Author"...continued

reviewed May 19 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Scott S.
129 events 98 reviews

absolutely superb.....the cast did a wonderful job, we thoroughly enjoyed it.

reviewed May 19 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“There’s no denying the humor and power of the work, nor the audience’s three-hankie response … [it’s] a fascinating textural portrait of our national image." —The Boston Herald


A moving, often humorous look at life, loyalty and America’s pastime, this touching drama unfolds during a season of baseball with the fictional New York Mammoths, focusing on the bond between a world-wise star pitcher and a country boy catcher.

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