Venue Details

187 Star Starred
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
773-327-5252
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"They Call Me Mister Fry"
23 ratings
4.5 average rating
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68 events
13 reviews
16 stars
attended Sep 21 2012

We had such a wonderful time. Prior to purchasing i read the reviews from the cities he performed in and this performance lived up to those rave reviews. We were a little nervous getting there 10 minutes early and it was empty but it was mostly...continued

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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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217 events
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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Quotes & Highlights

See a video traile http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yue71I0A668r for the show on YouTube.
Check out Goldstar member reviews for They Call Me Mister Fry at Los Angeles’ Lounge Theatre https://www.goldstar.com/events/los-angeles-ca/they-call-me-mister-fry and FanaticSalon https://www.goldstar.com/events/culver-city-ca/they-call-me-mister-fry.
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 —socal.com
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. —dctheaterscene.com
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

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