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Chicago Shakespeare Theater - Upstairs Theater
On Navy Pier 800 E. Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 64 members
Review from Robert Winkenbach
81 events 30 reviews

Another excellent play at Royal Shakespeare, but i would have made some changes to the ending. First time for me at the 6th floor theater. From foyer, beautiful view of city.

reviewed Oct 18 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Kevin
56 events 25 reviews

Good singing, well acted.

reviewed Oct 26 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Jeffrey G.
33 events 24 reviews

Loved my first experience in this space. Great, not often heard Sondheim piece performed well by the leads and a powerhouse chorus. Quirky story had us squirming; loved it. I'd go again because I liked it and to see how it's gelled since I saw...continued

reviewed Oct 06 2007 report as inappropriate
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A celebrated ensemble and design team bring this rhapsodic tour de force about the yearnings and redemptive power of love to the intimate theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare. Don’t miss this beautiful and moving musical, featuring Ana Gasteyer (Wicked, Saturday Night Live, Threepenny Opera) as Fosca, Adam Brazier (The Woman in White, Into the Woods) as Giorgio, and Kathy Voytko (Phantom of the Opera, Nine) as Clara

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by James Lapine

Based on the film Passione d’Amore directed by Ettore Scola

Directed by Gary Griffin

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