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Chicago Shakespeare Theater - Upstairs Theater
On Navy Pier 800 E. Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611
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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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The weather was nice and it was nearing dusk.. I wore sandals, capri pants and a nice top..
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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

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater offers a broad spectrum of theatrical experiences year-round, engaging and entertaining audiences from all walks of life and from around the world. The plays of William Shakespeare form the core of the company’s work, complemented by other dramatic works — from traditional classical theater to new classics that resonate with Shakespeare’s timeless insights into the human condition. CST’s World’s Stage Series brings international theatrical productions to Chicago, presenting new cultural expressions and experiences. For family audiences, CST Family presents abridged Shakespeare productions and classic musicals for all ages.