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Angel Island Theater
735 West Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60613
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 19 members
Review from WindyDavy
Red Velvet 337 events 83 reviews

Very intense drama in a setting reminiscent of environmental theatre of the 1960s and 1970s. No, not theatre with a theme about the environment. Rather, theatre in which the audience is seated in the performing space. More intimate than a thrust...continued

reviewed Apr 16 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Benugirl84
49 events 14 reviews

The show was intense. The seating added to the experience. As someone who works with veterans with severe PTSD, it brought it all home for me. It was difficult at some points, but I commend the actors on a performance that is worthy of winning...continued

reviewed Apr 16 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from atenkass
35 events 13 reviews

Intense and stirring . Hard to call it a play, it was more of a visceral experience of how power corrupts. The actors were very convincing in their roles. We sat in "the cage", which gave the viewing experience an eerie reinforcement.

reviewed Apr 20 2013 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Kenneth H. Brown’s The Brig is a play of consequence, both aesthetically and politically..” —Village Voice


Directed by Jennifer Markowitz

Cast: Chris Brickhouse, Jacob Alexander, Mark Madison, Adam Soule, Alex Seeley, Joel Reitsma, Mike Newquist, Connor McNamara, Ryan McDaniel, Nick Mikula, Eric Lindahl, Alex Levin, G. Riley Mills and Aaron Norman.

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