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61 Star Starred
Chicago Shakespeare Theater - Upstairs Theater
On Navy Pier 800 E. Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611
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7 reviews
3 stars
I would say to pay for Navy Pier parking because it is convenient and they do validate. Went from being $22 to $12.60. It was worth it.
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3 stars
The weather was nice and it was nearing dusk.. I wore sandals, capri pants and a nice top..
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"The Investigation"
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15 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 25 2009

World-class, must-see, unmissable theater. Harrowing and intense, I was emotionally and intellectually spent after the performance and the very illuminating talk-back with the cast and the director.

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22 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 24 2009

This very moving play is definitely worth seeing. A rare opportunity to see a Rwandan theater company perform this 40-year-old play with striking pertinence to the Rwandan situation.

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7 reviews
66 stars
attended Jan 28 2009

Top notch production, very moving and disturbing.

Performed by a theater company from Rwanda, the play was written using actual transcripts of a war crimes trial held in a German court in the 1960's.

The theater company is only in town for a...continued

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by Peter Weiss

adapted by Jean Baudrillard

conceived and directed by Dorcy Rugamba and Isabelle Gyselinx