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Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
773-327-5252
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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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18 events
13 reviews
8 stars
The weather was warm. I wore Jeans, casual shoes, shirt.
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"Pacific Overtures"
7 ratings
3.7 average rating
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6 events
2 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 25 2009

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

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4 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 24 2009

On the whole, an enjoyable production. The singing voices, however, were uneven. Some were superb, others were below-par.
The Kabuki/Noh theater stylings were very inventive. The dance breaks also were uneven with some very good dancers, and...continued

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21 events
12 reviews
2 stars
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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.