Venue Details

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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
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95 reviews
31 stars
Steppenwolf does not use microphones and it is often difficult to hear the actors.
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4 reviews
75 stars
There are multiple restaurants along Halsted if you want to eat afterwards and you can park your car in the parking lot for $13 instead of $11 for an additional 90 minutes.
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Reviews & Ratings

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3.2 average rating
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38 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

We are great fans of Amy Herzog's work, and were looking forward to seeing Belleville. Unfortunately, this is not one of her better plays...unsympathetic characters, implausible circumstances, and an ending entirely in French. What gave the play...continued

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 28 2013

The craft of the play was excellent. Unfortunately I have no idea why this play was chosen. Neither I nor my companion had any sympathy for the main characters. From where I sat, they just appeared to be spoiled Americans unable to get a hold...continued

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34 reviews
56 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

The entire play unfolds very slowly, yet it captivated me immediately. I've seen it compared to a Hitchcock movie, and don't disagree. Acting was great, too.

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More Information


Author: Amy Herzog

Directed by: Anne Kauffman

Scenic Design: James Schuette

Costume Design: Janice Pytel

Lighting Design: Matt Frey

Sound Design: Richard Woodbury

Understudies: Ally Carey, McKenzie Chinn,Christopher Chmelik, Sean Parris


Chris Boykin

Cliff Chamberlain

Alana Arenas

Kate Arrington