Venue Details

92 Star Starred
Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177
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4 reviews
5 stars
4 events
4 reviews
5 stars
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Reviews & Ratings

"Bang the Drum Slowly"
36 ratings
4.0 average rating
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28 events
13 reviews
16 stars
attended May 27 2012

Fine acting; good staging; a wonderful small theater. (Parking outside the door!)

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 19 2012

The Raven is a nice little theater with no bad seats. The people working there ere very nice and helpful. The location is good, although very far from my home. Plenty of good places to eat in the area.
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241 events
165 reviews
19 stars
attended May 18 2012

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

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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

Description

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.