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Angel Island Theater
735 West Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60613
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23 reviews
57 stars
Parking is extremely difficult but the play runs under two hours so the meter boxes with two-hour limits work. Meter Box Parking is free on Sundays.
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4 reviews
2 stars
Walk out of Starbucks on the corner, turn right, and the last door in the building.
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"The Brig"
19 ratings
3.8 average rating
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82 reviews
31 stars
attended Apr 16 2013

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

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14 reviews
19 stars
attended Apr 16 2013

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

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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

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.

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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.