Venue Details

A Red Orchid Theatre
Just south of W North Ave 1531 North Wells Street Chicago, IL 60610
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3.6 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from Noredia Alile
Red Velvet 102 events 61 reviews

Very well acted, but somewhat unnecessary surprise at the end....

reviewed Sep 10 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Chris0810
50 events 37 reviews

Very intense and intimate disintegration of a marriage. Strong performances and an adult story told with no frills and honesty.

reviewed Sep 16 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Benugirl84
49 events 14 reviews

Intense, brilliant acting.

reviewed Sep 16 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Under Deiorio’s unflinching direction, with fierce fight choreography by Scott Cummins and Julia Neary, the fearless actors forge a mighty bond as a pair that has lived together for many years on a New Zealand farm, and endured jealousy, loneliness and a period of wartime separation.” -Chicago Sun-Times
“It’s the emotional wringer that they put themselves through before that baptismal coda that truly impresses.” -Chicago Tribune
“The violent sexual action is equally disturbing and fascinating because it is a love story. Within their passionate frenzies, Fowler and Bozzuto show complete trust. Their intimacy is shocking and endearing. Their response is primal and honest.” -Chicago Theatre Beat
“Skin Tight, a new work by the new company Cor Theatre, is the most perfectly astounding piece of theater I have seen since Goodman’s “The Iceman Cometh”. I can’t recommend it highly enough. It should extend, it should tour. It is scary, moving and touching. Go see it. You won’t get a word about the plot out of me. Figure it out yourself. That is always half the fun. The floor is covered with wrestling mats. There is a bathtub, some apples, and a very sharp knife. Enough said." -Chicago Stage Style
Skin Tight is one of those little gems that needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. It ekes out the power of live theatre magnificently. What a engrossing hour of theatre! I can’t imagine a finer off night show.” -Chicago Critic
“For me, this gem quite accurately reflects a single average day for a couple—its fights, lulls and rushes of passion—only with the theater’s harrowing urgency and perpetual threat.” -New City Stage


This show features full nudity with strong sexual content and strong violence. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

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