Venue Details

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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
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95 reviews
31 stars
Steppenwolf does not use microphones and it is often difficult to hear the actors.
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4 reviews
75 stars
There are multiple restaurants along Halsted if you want to eat afterwards and you can park your car in the parking lot for $13 instead of $11 for an additional 90 minutes.
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Reviews & Ratings

42 ratings
4.0 average rating
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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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Kathleen Burke Red Velvet
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11 reviews
38 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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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 22 2013

The first act sounded as if an orchestra is fine-tuning for a concerto. Each instrument tries its own sound, plays a few notes, adjusts and tries again to make sure it's ready. The concerto started right before the end of the first act with a...continued

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

This show contains strong language.