Venue Details

Steppenwolf Merle Reskin Garage Theatre
1624 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Moeknowes
Review from Moeknowes
Red Velvet 133 events 14 reviews

Great theatre in all it's dimensions.

reviewed Apr 24 2011 report as inappropriate
Rob
Review from Rob
37 events 33 reviews

This is an incredible show no one should miss. Clever, funny, poignant, did I mention clever? The acting was superb by all members and the story was both entertaining and witty. The right balance of camp and drama. I highly recommend this...continued

reviewed Mar 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Goldstar Member
Review from Goldstar Member
33 events 29 reviews

Excellent performance by the cast! The props were simple but effective and a the take on Dr. Crippen was refreshing!

reviewed Mar 19 2011 report as inappropriate
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Written by Emily Schwartz

Directed by Jimmy McDermott

Chased across the sea by destiny and Marconi’s wireless telegraph, this factual (and fanciful) turn of the century tragedy explores the bizarre story of this homicidal homeopath by having three different actors (Scott Cupper, Matt Holzfeind, & Stuart Ritter) portray the part of our dear, diabolical Doctor.

The Strange Tree Group returns to its grand guignol roots with this marvelously macabre tale about love, death, daring escapes and a bathtub full of body parts.

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