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184 Star Starred
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
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1 review
1 stars
Dine at Coopers across the street and park during the show for free. Get there 2 hours before your show and make a reservation.
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15 reviews
10 stars
Cooper's restaurant and bar across the street is handy, and the food and beer are good and reasonably priced.
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"They Call Me Mister Fry"
23 ratings
4.5 average rating
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10 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

Script is written to appeal to a general audience but the greatest laughs came from teachers in the crowd. It's the plight of a teacher who cares about teaching and his students and is put through the wringer better known as "No Child Left...continued

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67 reviews
93 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

Teachers will relate, those who are not teachers may get a better understanding of what it is to teach in the inner city. Well done!

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309 events
64 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 30 2012

This one-man show is absolutely amazing! The performer is a credentialed teacher in California, taking time off from teaching for a while to do this show. He's changed the names, but the events in the story are all true, unbelievable as some of...continued

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Check out Goldstar member reviews for They Call Me Mister Fry at Los Angeles’ Lounge Theatre and FanaticSalon
On stage,_ Mister Fry_ makes the grade!  —Los Angeles Times
Jack Fry is the Patch Adams of education, the highest quality of Off Broadway theatre —LA Examiner
Critic’s Pick for Best of the Fest —Capital Fringe
Gritty but hopeful —Curtain Up New York
A must see —
A talented blend of comedy and emotion —Valley Scene Magazine
Freiberger wins over his audience … he masterfully plays two problem students. —LA Weekly, GO!_ _
By all means see it and leave inspired! —Our Town New York (Theater Pick of the Week)
This production has enough heart, audacity, and originality to stand out from the crowd mainly because of the artistry of Jack Fry. —
Intense and intimate…many laughs… —NUVO
They Call Me Mister Fry is directed by my first director Jeff Michalski, so you know it’s got to be good. —Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report