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62 Star Starred
Chicago Shakespeare Theater - Upstairs Theater
On Navy Pier 800 E. Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611
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64 ratings
4.2 average rating
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24 reviews
24 stars
attended Oct 06 2007

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

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

I thought the production was very well conceived. I liked the fact that they used the entire theater to portray the storyline. You really felt like a part of the action. Vocals were outstanding. Story was o.k. Not one of Sondheim's best, but...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 19 2007

An incredibly intimate musical experience. I highly recommend this production of Passion to lovers of Sondheim and the Chicago Theater community.

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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

<em>My Fair Lady</em> <em>The Rosenkranz Mysteries</em> Chicago Travel & Adventure Show <em>Waiting to Inhale</em>