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Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-1500
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"Odradek"
16 ratings
3.6 average rating
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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 08 2011

The primary problem with Odradek is trying to understand exactly what the play is about. I want to believe that the writer had a clear understanding of the theme of his play when he put it on paper, but unfortunatly, his vision does not cross...continued

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5 reviews
20 stars
attended Mar 03 2011

Brett Neveu is, simply stated, Chicago's most profound, always experimenting/never 'static' playwright, and Odradek is a superb piece of Expressionist writing...the cast is great, and Dexter Bullard, as director, is is (as anyone who's seen The...continued

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34 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 14 2011

Odradek was a uniquely haunting play that filled me with wonder and terror. It was like an abstract painting that came to life. The combination of the stage set up and the lone cellist in the corner playing melodically to the sharply written...continued

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A world-premiere by Brett Neveu

Part midwestern gothic fairy tale, part Hitchcockian thriller, Odradek is The House’s first collaboration with celebrated playwright Brett Neveu.

Join us for this dark tale about a troubled young boy and his relationship with the monster under the stairs. With an extremely intimate set, designed for an audience of only 60 people, seating is limited.

The House Theatre of Chicago: <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Diamond Dogs</em> Blue Man Group Chicago <em>STOMP</em> <em>Crazy For You</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>The Illusionists -- Live From Broadway</em> <em>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</em> Joffrey Ballet's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>My Fair Lady</em> Ballet Chicago's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Thrones! The Musical Parody</em>