Venue Details

54 Star Starred
Raven Theatre West Stage
at W Granville Ave 6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177
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"The Water's Edge"
25 ratings
3.4 average rating
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Scott S.
128 events
98 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 19 2013

excellent play, highly recommended. The acting was top notch and very intense leading to the surprise ending.

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54 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

Very strange show. Mostly good performances but a few of the weaker ones were very distracting. Not sure I would see this one again but I think that's more about the content of show and not the quality of the production.

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53 events
28 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 06 2013

The play was very well done. My wife and I usually do not like plays about dysfunctional families, but this play was an exception. The acting be all actors was terrific. We thoroughly enjoyed the play and the story.

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Quotes & Highlights

“The last few scenes will have you on the edge of your seat. This is a terrific show filled with surprises and fine performances.” -chicagocritic.com (recommended)
“There are no answers here but the characters are vividly portrayed.  The characters are each flawed and dysfunctional and I could feel their pain and confusion.” -splash.com
“Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires … the audience gasped during the big, tragic reveal when I saw it.” —Newcity Stage (recommended) he audience gasped during the big, tragic reveal when I saw it – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf Rebeck captures the scorched-earth policy that the genre requires – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2013/10/02/review-the-waters-edgeastonrep-theatre-company/#sthash.IMXPNxSv.dpuf
“Artistic Director Robert Tobin confidently guides his five-member ensemble through the growing suspense. He skillfully leads his actors along this roller coaster of apprehension and foreboding that begins from the first moment until events finally spin out of control.” —Chicago Theatre Review

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