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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 43 members
Review from Goldstar Member

I'm really sorry to say that this was a total bust. The Tempest is one of my favorite Shakespeare plays - and I really enjoy avant-garde productions when they highlight, enhance, and make sense of the complexities of the script. But this was...continued

reviewed Apr 01 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

I'm always amazed at how timeless Shakespeare's work is. The cast and stage were captivating; making the show moving, unique, funny and full of surprises.

reviewed Apr 09 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

I'm normally not a fan of avant-garde productions and modern/contemporary interpretations of Shakespeare, but the Steppenwolf did an amazing job.

I highly recommend this production of the Tempest for those looking to stretch their imagination.

reviewed Apr 07 2009 report as inappropriate
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In Shakespeare’s final work, Prospero is exiled to an enchanted island and his desire for revenge drives him to conjure a mighty storm, trapping his enemies on the island. In Steppenwolf’s first Shakespeare production, ensemble member Tina Landau re-imagines this magical tale of art, freedom and the transformative power of forgiveness.

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