Venue Details

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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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62 events
37 reviews
7 stars
Parking costs $10 or $12, depending on the day. No elevator in the garage. Street parking is scarce, and since there's no intermission, you can't go out & pay for more time.
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62 events
37 reviews
7 stars
This is a one act play, lasting one hour & 45 minutes. You can take a drink into the theatre.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Belleville"
20 ratings
3.2 average rating
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56 events
37 reviews
4 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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109 events
34 reviews
41 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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Description

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

Cast

Chris Boykin

Cliff Chamberlain

Alana Arenas

Kate Arrington