Venue Details

96 Star Starred
Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177
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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...continued

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Andrea L
212 events
104 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...continued

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77 events
53 reviews
158 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  

<em>The Assembled Parties</em> Blue Man Group Chicago <em>STOMP</em> <em>Crazy For You</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>The Illusionists -- Live From Broadway</em> <em>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</em> <em>My Fair Lady</em> Ballet Chicago's <em>The Nutcracker</em> Joffrey Ballet's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Thrones! The Musical Parody</em>