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Profiles Theatre
4139-4147 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60613
773-549-1815
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43 events
26 reviews
4 stars
Michael's Pizza is just a block away and there's a Thai restaurant across the street.
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43 events
26 reviews
4 stars
Take public transit. The Sheridan stop on the Red Line is only a 5 minute walk to the theater, and parking in that area is not fun.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Cock"
112 ratings
4.6 average rating
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79 events
57 reviews
23 stars
attended Mar 16 2014

Clever set mimics cockfighting ring. However it makes for tough access and less than comfortable seats. Play itself is clever, fast-paced, brilliantly acted (although staging and British dialect make them a bit hard to understand at times). ...continued

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21 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 22 2014

I liked the play, BUT, it is the most UNCOMFORTABLE SEATING I have ever had. It could have been just as good in a more normal staging, it did not add anything to the production, only took away.

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Henk Green Red Velvet
498 events
97 reviews
68 stars
attended Jun 12 2014

Though the acting was brilliant. The story of this man and woman fighting over a guy (that personally I wouldn't have had time for) who was just a weak, confused, irritating, whining, pain in the ass was beyond hard to believe.

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Website

http://www.profilestheatre.org/cock.html

Quotes & Highlights

This kind of no-holds-barred affair is right in the Profiles Theatre wheelhouse, and it’s red meat for young Chicago actors … all of whom jump into this assignment with their eyes blazing, mouths moving and feathers flying, unleashed no doubt by a director who opened the doors of their cages wide. — Chicago Tribune
Mr. Cox’s must-see production about deciding to decide is sharp, sexy, surprisingly funny and simply breathtaking. — Centerstage
The actors, whose nerve endings are almost visible, are unremittingly riveting. The design team, most notably Katie-Bell Springmann’s award-worthy set, is tops. — Chicago Sun-Times
All four actors are superb. — Timeout Chicago

Description

Running time is approximately 80 minutes with no intermission.