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at N Troy St 3502 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
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"Slaughter City"
7 ratings
2.7 average rating
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Jeanette Wadycki Piesciuk Red Velvet
24 events
11 reviews
39 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Sorry to say, my friend and I left at intermission because the story was just too weird. We are avid theatergoers so we've pretty much seen it all, but this one was baffling. The reason I gave it two stars is because the performers did their...continued

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j
195 events
72 reviews
16 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Good actors, play way to long and poorly focused

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89 events
54 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 13 2013

I'm sorry to say, I really did not enjoy this show at all. The show itself was all over the place. It tried to do/say/be too many things at once. Was it about race? gender? workplace conditions? labor/union issues? mortality? abuse of power? Yes...continued

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Description

Up to their elbows in carcasses and hard labor, workers Codd, Roach, Maggot, and Brandon strive to navigate their flawed relationships while their boss gropes them, pits them against each other, and manipulates a black supervisor trying to work his way up. The divides between union and scab, black and white, male and female, and past and present begin to melt, as the Sausage Man turns his grinder in Slaughter City.

This play has mature subject matter and is not recommended those age 15 or younger. 

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