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187 Star Starred
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
773-327-5252
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3.7 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from Marianne Schenker

I like Porchlight very much - they do a great job in a small space. I found some of the words hard to understand in this production, however - music too loud? my ear not ready for the words? It is clever and good to look at...keep up the good work!

reviewed Apr 24 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Matty

A good production of "Pacific Overtures," in spite of uneven sound mixing --- star voices louder than others, and the lovely live music sometimes overshadowing the lyrics. A few key actors were stunning and worth the production. Overall, the...continued

reviewed Apr 25 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Edward

Good effort by the actors.

reviewed May 02 2009 report as inappropriate
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From the creators of Assassins comes this exploration of the painful westernization of Japan as told through the story of two friends caught in the inevitable winds of change. Mixing elements of Kabuki theater with the conventions of the Broadway musical, this is considered by many to be the artistic pinnacle of the legendary Sondheim/Prince collaborations.

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