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1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657
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"Speaking in Tongues"
34 ratings
4.1 average rating
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28 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 22 2013

Some humor, some touching moments. The twists in the story line kept you alert, tho sometimes a challenge to follow. The acting was superb. Great staging. An interesting play to discuss after. Many poignant points.

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attended Mar 10 2013

excellent writing, direction and performance. great set design some of the best actors in town

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Quotes & Highlights

“Jeffry Stanton’s production for Interrobang Theatre Project mostly succeeds at teasing out the threads in Bovell’s narrative skein with sensitivity and nuance.” —Chicago Tribune (3 Stars)
“With Interrobang, you are in the hands of a talented group of people who tell it like it is. This is an intriguing experience and one worth having. And even if you are not in the market for a reflective theater-going experience that makes you to look into your soul, this stellar production is one that you should try not to miss.” -Chicago Theater Beat
“Bovell’s well-named Speaking In Tongues employs four actors - flawlessly coordinated in Jeffry Stanton’s intricate staging.” —Stage and Cinema
“Director Jeffry Stanton gets layered work from his cast in a production featuring moody atmospherics and an appropriately puzzle-like set design by Mike Mroch.”  —Chicago Reader


This show’s running time is two hours and 10 minutes, including an intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: Interrobang Theatre Project

Interrobang Theatre Project is dedicated to excellence in producing an eclectic array of provocative live theatre that explores the most urgent human and social issues of our time. The project strives to nourish a lifelong passion for the theatre, to champion new and innovative programs to engage our audiences in an ongoing dialogue of ideas, to maintain an environment in which artists can do their very best work, and to uphold theatre and the act of collective imagining as a powerful and vital opportunity to change our world one play at a time.