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The Side Project Theatre
Between N Greenview and N Sheridan 1439 West Jarvis Chicago, IL 60626
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The theater is hard to find. It's a small theater in the middle of a neighborhood but they use their space very well
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"Too Much Memory"
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3.5 average rating
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24 stars
attended Oct 15 2010

Powerful acting -- an impressive, emotionally charged show.

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attended Nov 12 2010

Unfortunately, my friends were acting in the play. I could not get behind the characters. The modern day part did not translate through the writing in this play. I do not see current day themes tied to the classic greek' effectively. love the...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“. . .a vitally lucid update.” —_New York Times _
“. . .helps you remember why we do these bloody old tragedies, again and again.” —_Time Out New York _


Written by Keith Reddin and Meg Gibson

Directed by Anna C. Bahow

Too Much Memory won the Overall Excellence Award for best play at the NY Fringe Festival.

Too Much Memory runs about eighty minutes without intermission, and contains adult language.

About the Ticket Supplier: SiNNERMAN Ensemble, Inc

SiNNERMAN is an ensemble of 10 artists who support and challenge each other. Working with a sense of play, a love for the collaborative process, and a belief in the power and importance of community, they create compelling and evocative theatre. Their inaugural production was “The Incredibly Famous Willy Rivers” in 2007, and critics wrote “there is no question about their acting skills.” And “impressive.” Ambitious graduates of the School at Steppenwolf, the members have worked at such Chicago theatres as Steppenwolf, Lookingglass, Court, The House, Collaboraction, Remy Bumppo, Chicago Dramatists, Uma Productions, Pinebox, The Gift, Second City, and numerous others. At Steppenwolf, the group did an exercise to the Nina Simone song “Sinnerman”. Inspired by the singer’s music, passion and strength, and by the beautiful moment that they shared, they found their name.