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Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
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1 review
1 stars
Dine at Coopers across the street and park during the show for free. Get there 2 hours before your show and make a reservation.
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24 events
15 reviews
10 stars
Cooper's restaurant and bar across the street is handy, and the food and beer are good and reasonably priced.
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"I'll Stop the World and Belt With You"
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23 events
12 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 29 2009

A fun show and great performances. Yeah, not much of a story, but hey, it's still fun! Hope it comes back so my friends can go see it!

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34 events
10 reviews
17 stars
attended Aug 30 2009

My sister and I LOVED this show! We were laughing so much and had a great time. This is the second show we've seen at the Theatre Building Chicago (the first was La Cage Aux Folles) and we were NOT disappointed. I'm so sorry for you if you...continued

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13 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 28 2009

The show was a lot of fun. The music and singing was great. The humor that the actors added in to the performance made it even better. I especially enjoyed the portions of the show when the audience was invited to sing along. Who knew a kazoo...continued

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After a well-received run at Davenport’s, _I’ll Stop the World and Beltwith You _is moving to the Theatre Building Chicago. Belt is a John Hughes-inspired music revue where teen angst collides with some of the raddest tunes from the decade that launched the synthesizer, Madonna and MTV. So break out your legwarmers and Member’s Only jacket because “Goonies never say die!”… and neither do the 80’s.

So for those of you who lived through the 80’s, Repeat & Fade Productions’ Belt will offer you a chance to escape into your youth and forget what year it is. Through the story telling prowess of a selection of classic songs such as Time After Time, Take on Me, and Against All Odds, you’ll watch five characters pulled straight from the 80’s dealing with the same issues they dealt with in movies like, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink and Say Anything. For those of you who didn’t live through the decade that redefined mankind, well … the 80’s are back!