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Athenaeum Theatre Studio Two
2936 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
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87 reviews
30 stars
Diag Bar & Grill is a block south and they have very good food and Happy Hour specials until 7pm.
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4 reviews
2 stars
We sat in the front row because leg room seemed tight in the other rows behind. We found free parking on the side street since there are payboxes for both parking lots.
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"The Pitchfork Disney"
13 ratings
4.3 average rating
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84 events
54 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 09 2014

This was a rare situation where the parts are greater than the whole. The performances were fantastic - but I found the show odd. I was completely engrossed and engaged for most of the show, but then the show lost me. I'd recommend it for an...continued

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11 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 16 2014

Interrobang's THE PITCHFORK DISNEY is a rare treat. An intriguing script, an exceptional cast, and terrific designs make for a fantastic show. It's easily one of the best I've recently seen. Bravo!

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 13 2014

This is really wild. I can't give anything away since this is a play without any real plot. It is a very weird and riveting experience written in a way to get you to grasp at the few straws of narrative that may allow you to "understand" what...continued

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Ten years ago, something dreadful happened to Presley and Haley. Ever since, the grownup siblings have hid in their dead parents’ flat keeping the big bad world at bay on a diet of chocolate, drugs, fractured memory, and fantasy. But one night their feral isolation is threatened by the arrival of the sinister cockroach-munching Cosmo Disney and his mute mate Pitchfork Cavalier. The 1991 debut of Philip Ridley’s gothic fairytale is the stuff of legend sparking debate, horror, and a renaissance of British playwrighting. At its heart, THE PITCHFORK DISNEY is the story of two innocents, a modern day Hansel and Gretel, staring down a cruel, chaotic world in which money is all, fear sells, truth lies, and existence is survival of the sickest. 23 years after it came kicking and screaming into the world, ITP! Co-artistic director Jeffry Stanton takes on this contemporary classic revealing THE PITCHFORK DISNEY has finally come of age. Or perhaps our age has simply come to reflect Ridley’s prophetic nightmare.