Venue Details

184 Star Starred
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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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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"Once on This Island"
11 ratings
4.4 average rating
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jean burch
21 events
8 reviews
0 stars
attended May 16 2009

Really enjoyed the performance, the singing was good (though there were a couple very minor sound problems).
The moderns day setting / interpretation didn't seem to add anything for me, but it disnt detract either.
They made the show work...continued

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12 events
1 review
1 stars
attended May 24 2009

The performance was excellent! It was a very small theater, so one can really appreciate the acting of the performers. They did a great job portraying the characters and definitely pulled emotions out of the audience. I highly recommend...continued

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Tracy Kay
18 events
3 reviews
36 stars
attended Jun 28 2009

The actors did a fantastic job. The theatre was small and intimate.

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This theatrical adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid is the story of Ti Mouna, a black peasant girl who rescues, nurses, and falls in love with Daniel, a mulatto from a wealthy family. When Daniel is returned to his people, the island gods guide Ti Mouna on a quest to test the strength of her love against the forces of prejudice, hatred and death itself.