Venue Details

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at N Troy St 3502 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
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256 events
74 reviews
22 stars
Chief O'Neill's is a good place to eat before or after the show. Or stop by for a Guinness.
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9 reviews
2 stars
I went to the matinee and parked half a block away on the street. Dress varied. I liked that benches and seats were available for waiting before the doors opened for admission.
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Reviews & Ratings

"White Trash Wedding and a Funeral"
27 ratings
2.8 average rating
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17 events
2 reviews
5 stars
attended May 04 2012

We went to the show fully knowing it was 'raunchy and vulgar' -- this surpassed the description and simply went to worthless and gross. The plot seemed to be geared to how many times in a sentence they could swear or insult someone, little to do...continued

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83 reviews
30 stars
attended May 06 2012

It was truly gross. Not for anyone who does not enjoy vulgarity! The performers worked hard and did a creditable job of very distasteful material.

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31 events
15 reviews
1 stars
attended May 04 2012

This performance tried to be humorous but crossed the line to vulgar. Based on the title was expecting raunchy, but felt it went too far and was lewd and crude. Was happy it only lasted 70 minutes with no intermission. Had it not been a small...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Factory knocks it out of the trailer park with their latest installment of White Trash_." —Flavorpill Chicago , Editor’s Pick
“The whirlwind of tasteless effrontery is as bracing and gleeful as it was 17 years ago.” —
Chicago Reader , Recommended
“Three stars.” —
Time Out Chicago , Critic’s Pick
“If you’re looking for ultra-cheap but happily offensive stagecraft, you can’t go wrong … under the direction of Scott O’Ken, the show sticks out its tongue and raises its middle finger at every available opportunity.” —_Chicago Tribune
(3 Stars)

About the Ticket Supplier: Factory Theater

Founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1992, Factory Theater is a theater organization dedicated to the writing, directing, performance and production of original works written by ensemble members that are accessible to inexperienced as well as seasoned theatergoers. Since 1992 the Factory has produced more than 60 productions that have been enjoyed by both critics and audience members.

Factory Theater bridges the gap between critical acclaim and audience accessibility. Most of their shows have received rave reviews and awards by various publications including The Reader, New City, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Tribune, and L.A. Weekly, among others.

In 1998, Factory Theater opened a branch company in Los Angeles, California, and many of their ensemble members relocated out west to pursue careers in film, television and screenwriting and to help create a national presence for the company. Factory Theater has also taken trips out to New York on two separate occasions - in 1998 their After-Dark award winning production of The Vinyl Shop was the hit of the Fringe Festival, and in 2001 Factory was invited to the H.E.R.E. space in Soho by PSNBC to perform The Death And Life Of Barb Budonovich, a short version of their production Varations On Death.

The Factory attributes its success to hard work, dedication, and love for theater. Those attributes continue on in the Factory's vision of writing and producing new works to provide their ever-growing audience with laughter and inspiration.