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American Theater Company
at N. Lincoln Ave 1909 W. Byron Chicago, IL 60613
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 20 members
Review from Rita Rhodes
52 events 26 reviews

American Theater Company is a small, intimate theater, with seating on two sides of the stage. Not a bad seat in the house. Very good show. Only one small complaint: Perhaps it was an issue with the sound system, but at times the words to the...continued

reviewed Jun 02 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from laurie
49 events 23 reviews

Energy packed performance from the beginning to the end! Wow. What a cast (:

reviewed Jun 07 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Denise Gray
26 events 18 reviews

The performance was great. The opportunity to sit so close to the actors let us hear the with such distinction like we have never heard before.

reviewed May 18 2012 report as inappropriate
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East Village. 1989. Facing a brutal economy and a raging AIDS epidemic, a group of Bohemian artists struggle to find life, love, and art in New York’s East Village. Celebrated Broadway director David Cromer returns to Chicago with a powerful new take on Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock opera.

Continuing its tradition of taking insightful approaches to American musicals, American Theater Company has teamed up with About Face Theatre for the first time since Hedwig and the Angry Inch to bring _Rent _back to the Chicago stage.

Parental discretion is advised.

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