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Theater Wit
1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657
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"The Burnt Part Boys"
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37 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 09 2012

What a wonderful show! Poignant story, well executed, terrific staging, and warm-hearted performances by all. Singing was very well done!

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24 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 08 2012

The staging was amazing. The director was able to transform the scene from a kitchen to a forest to a mine, all with a few props and very effective set and lighting. The cast was strong -- great voices and acting. The whole musical had a...continued

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10 reviews
16 stars
attended Nov 18 2012

The actors and their voices were very good and the scene changes were skillfully handled. However, the story was depressing, and I did not feel uplifted, only sorry about the characters and their lives.

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Music by Chris Miller

Lyrics by Nathan Tysen

Book by Mariana Elder

Directed by Jonathan Berry

Musical Direction by Nicholas Davio

Running time is approximately 90 minutes.

About the Ticket Supplier: Griffin Theatre Company

The mission of the Griffin Theatre Company is to create extraordinary and meaningful theatrical experiences for both children and adults by building bridges of understanding between generations that instill in its
audience an appreciation of the performing arts. Through artistic collaboration the Griffin Theatre Company produces literary adaptations, original work and classic plays that challenge and inspire, with wit,
style and compassion for the audience.