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Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-1500
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3.7 / 5 Rated by 11 members
Review from Karen I.
65 events 4 reviews

I really wanted to like this play. I'm a fan of both the House Theatre and musicals, so I thought putting the two together would be a recipe for success. I couldn't have been more disappointed. The set is well-done, except for the fact that I...continued

reviewed Apr 22 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from bfeathersdesign
9 events 3 reviews

So not was I was expecting but in a good way. Loved the casting, singing, choreography and dialog. Only gripe was that the ensemble was difficult to hear when they had singing parts. It had a very Baz Luhrman feel to me. Dramatic, stylized and...continued

reviewed May 14 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Ken Fox
74 events 2 reviews

I have been a fan of the House Theater for most of the years they have been producing their innovative and entertaining works. Many of the productions are outstanding and all have been at least an entertaining evening until now. An enthusiastic...continued

reviewed Apr 15 2010 report as inappropriate
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Description

Book and lyrics by Chris Mathews, Jake Minton and Nathan Allen

Music by Kevin O’Donnell with Nathan Allen

Choreography by Tommy Rapley

Directed by Nathan Allen

Hard drinking, pill popping, parties and sex – these kids can have anything they want. But when six hot-blooded heartbroken teenagers decide they want more, life really gets dangerous. Now they’re on a high-stakes quest to find love by the end of the night… even if it kills them.

The House Theatre of Chicago injects the rock back into live theater in this over-the-top musical about high school love gone terribly wrong.

Developed in partnership with the American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University

<em>Celebrating Placido</em> <em>Spamilton</em> <em>Hedwig and the Angry Inch</em> <em>10 Out of 12</em> <em>Slapstick Sonata</em> <em>Saturday Night Fever</em>