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Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
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"The Playboy of the Western World"
32 ratings
3.8 average rating
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Paul Red Velvet
39 events
18 reviews
7 stars
attended Feb 09 2014

Even though this play was produced first in 1907, it is as applicable today as then. With a little adjustment to your ear for the Irish accent, this is a great romp and the actors are both winsome and passionate. Thoroughly enjoyable - both...

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Andrea L
210 events
103 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 07 2014

The set was fabulous. The acting was adequate, but apparently not enough to make this play worth watching. I left at intermission. At that time, a couple walked out with me, and we agreed that it was boring, or as the lady said "why don't they...

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69 events
47 reviews
149 stars
attended Feb 07 2014

I went with my husband and for most the first act we were waiting to see what's happening...But since not much was and the humor was too rough ...we left at intermission. Not much point in representing a very small community, extremely backwards,...continued

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By John M. Synge

Directed by Michael Menendian  

About the Ticket Supplier: Raven Theatre

Raven Theatre’s mission is to establish itself as an important voice in regional theater, focusing on American classics, as well as new and lesser-known projects that shed light on the “American Experience.” The company’s mission is realized by uniting an ensemble of Chicago-based theater artists from diverse disciplines who work together with the goal of maintaining a high standard of artistic excellence with programming easily accessible to patrons of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds, and thereby enriching our community’s cultural life. Vigorously fresh revivals of masterpieces by great playwrights such as Miller, Williams, Saroyan and Mamet introduce new audiences to established classics, while original and lesser-known works give voice to the next generation of playwrights. Through Raven’s Children’s Theatre Program, the company seeks to present a wide range of theatrical education and entertainment options applicable across a broad academic spectrum.