Venue Details

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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
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52 events
31 reviews
5 stars
Parking costs $10 or $12, depending on the day. No elevator in the garage. Street parking is scarce, and since there's no intermission, you can't go out & pay for more time.
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52 events
31 reviews
5 stars
This is a one act play, lasting one hour & 45 minutes. You can take a drink into the theatre.
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10 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 19 2013

This play was a terrible disappointment. My husband and I left the theatre before the intermission. The dialogue was unnecessarily loud.
The language was vulgar and terribly offensive and was not necessary to enhance the story. I admire the...continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 29 2013

Our Red Velvet seats were outstanding. Play is thought-provoking, very well-written and acted, with an amazing set. However, a lot of the language is extremely coarse, and it does take a while to get used to the rhythm and tenor of the overlapping...continued

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Kathleen Burke Red Velvet
288 events
7 reviews
-24 stars
attended Dec 31 2013

Performers were superb, but flawed system did them a disservice. Even lines not deliberately muffled were muddled.

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Show run time is two hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission.

This show contains strong language.

About the Ticket Supplier: Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is an internationally-renowned company of thirty-five artists whose talents include acting, directing, playwriting, filmmaking, and textual adaptation. Steppenwolf has redefined the landscape of acting and performance by spawning a generation of America’s most gifted artists, including Joan Allen, John Mahoney, John Malkovich, Laurie Metcalf, Martha Plimpton and Gary Sinise. No other American theater ensemble has survived as long and thrived as much as the Steppenwolf company of artists, who return home to Chicago to do the work they love.