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at N Troy St 3502 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
773-539-7838
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251 events
74 reviews
22 stars
Chief O'Neill's is a good place to eat before or after the show. Or stop by for a Guinness.
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9 reviews
2 stars
I went to the matinee and parked half a block away on the street. Dress varied. I liked that benches and seats were available for waiting before the doors opened for admission.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Incident on Run #1217"
16 ratings
4.4 average rating
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Dorit
54 events
32 reviews
24 stars
attended May 11 2013

This was not a play for the faint of heart. It contained strong language, violence, blood, gore, and disturbing images. However, it was some of the best acting I have seen. It was so realistic, I felt as if I was the one on the train. Brace...

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33 events
17 reviews
3 stars
attended May 26 2013

A visceral as well as a thoughtful experience, greatly enhanced by the intimate space and clever set. I particularly enjoyed the performances of Travis and Robert, who both managed subtlety and nuance where many actors would have gone full-tilt...continued

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12 reviews
13 stars
attended May 05 2013

seemed to have started 20 minutes late, however it was very good theatre, just long enough, credible fight scenes, good suspense, despicable bad guy and really interesting difficult set challenge was effective. I,m coming to rest of shows..

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Quotes & Highlights

Check out this YouTube trailer for Incident on Run #1217_.
“Tamayo’s storytelling is so finely wrought we would have been drawn into it even if the play had been performed, Second City style, on an empty stage with cane chairs. Matt Engle’s casting and direction are pitch-perfect, and his ensemble ably brings Tamayo’s characters to life.” —_Chicago Reader

About the Ticket Supplier: Factory Theater

Founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1992, Factory Theater is a theater organization dedicated to the writing, directing, performance and production of original works written by ensemble members that are accessible to inexperienced as well as seasoned theatergoers. Since 1992 the Factory has produced more than 60 productions that have been enjoyed by both critics and audience members.

Factory Theater bridges the gap between critical acclaim and audience accessibility. Most of their shows have received rave reviews and awards by various publications including The Reader, New City, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Tribune, and L.A. Weekly, among others.

In 1998, Factory Theater opened a branch company in Los Angeles, California, and many of their ensemble members relocated out west to pursue careers in film, television and screenwriting and to help create a national presence for the company. Factory Theater has also taken trips out to New York on two separate occasions - in 1998 their After-Dark award winning production of The Vinyl Shop was the hit of the Fringe Festival, and in 2001 Factory was invited to the H.E.R.E. space in Soho by PSNBC to perform The Death And Life Of Barb Budonovich, a short version of their production Varations On Death.

The Factory attributes its success to hard work, dedication, and love for theater. Those attributes continue on in the Factory's vision of writing and producing new works to provide their ever-growing audience with laughter and inspiration.