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182 Star Starred
Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 27 members
Review from marta kozyckyj

this is a difficult play to convey the complexities of each character. Though there were moments of good acting as a whole I think it fell short.

reviewed Jul 31 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Dmitri Peskov

Either you follow Chekhov's directions or you don't-- but you cannot have it both ways. In this production you will never believe that the three main actresses are sisters, that the action is taking place in Russia towards the end of the last...continued

reviewed Jul 10 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

This is a very interesting, unusual and intelligent production. The text adaptation is superb. I am very familiar with the original Chekhov's play and was impressed by the way the language was changed, so it sounds current. The director constantly...continued

reviewed Jul 06 2012 report as inappropriate
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Director Anna D. Shapiro notes, “Three Sisters is a play about a certain kind of paralysis. It is about all of the things we construct in the future that keep us immobilized in the day. There are unhappy marriages, unrequited love, duels and really nasty in-laws. And everybody’s trying to get somewhere else. And it’s funny. Funny in the way that serious human folly can be funny.”

The parking structure for the theater is rather modest.  Please allow ample time for parking.

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