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Chicago Shakespeare Theater - Upstairs Theater
On Navy Pier 800 E. Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611
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I would say to pay for Navy Pier parking because it is convenient and they do validate. Went from being $22 to $12.60. It was worth it.
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The weather was nice and it was nearing dusk.. I wore sandals, capri pants and a nice top..
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1 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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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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8 stars
attended Oct 05 2007

This is a beautifully produced, first-rate production of Passion. Tourists be warned: Passion is NOT musical comedy. It's musical drama.The intimate space at Chgo Shakes is ideal for the flawless cast in this intimate show. I highly recommend...continued

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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

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater offers a broad spectrum of theatrical experiences year-round, engaging and entertaining audiences from all walks of life and from around the world. The plays of William Shakespeare form the core of the company’s work, complemented by other dramatic works — from traditional classical theater to new classics that resonate with Shakespeare’s timeless insights into the human condition. CST’s World’s Stage Series brings international theatrical productions to Chicago, presenting new cultural expressions and experiences. For family audiences, CST Family presents abridged Shakespeare productions and classic musicals for all ages.