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Theater Wit
1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657
773-975-8150
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casual place great value and lots of fun
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No intermission - take your drink in with you. The show is long enough for two drinks...
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"Farragut North"
33 ratings
4.5 average rating
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101 events
79 reviews
119 stars
attended Oct 01 2011

Great job. Wit really does some smart theatre. This one was a great effort by all.

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103 events
9 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 29 2011

Overall, worth seeing.

First the positives: Box office person at Theatre Wit - great, welcoming personality/smile (wonderful ambassador for the theatre, that gentleman is); Act II (enough said!); Last scene of Act I (which made me want to see...continued

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54 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 09 2011

I really liked the show. The performances were great. "Steve" was a real stand-out for me. I'll definitely see more shows at Wit.

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Quotes & Highlights

Farragut North is Jeff recommended, and Chicago Magazine listed it as one of their five hot plays to see over Labor Day Weekend.
Read an "interview ":http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2010/04/25/playwright_beau_willimon_talks_about_farragut_north_opening_friday_in_boston/with playwright Beau Willimon.

Description

Stephen Bellamy is a wunderkind press secretary who has built a career that men twice his age would envy. During a tight presidential primary race, Stephen’s meteoric rise falls prey to the backroom politics of more seasoned operatives. Farragut North is a fast-paced drama about the lust for power and the costs one will endure to achieve it.