Venue Details

179 Star Starred
Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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"Belleville"
20 ratings
3.2 average rating
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60 events
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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114 events
34 reviews
72 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

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