Venue Details

55 Star Starred
American Theater Company
at N. Lincoln Ave 1909 W. Byron Chicago, IL 60613
Venue website Get directions
15 events
1 review
0 stars
The weather was cold. I wore jeans & a sweater.
star this tip starred
47 events
27 reviews
33 stars
The weather was cool. I wore casual.
star this tip starred
View all 137 tips

Reviews & Ratings

"Yeast Nation (the triumph of life)"
25 ratings
3.8 average rating
  • 7
  • 11
  • 3
  • 3
  • 1
70 events
35 reviews
10 stars
attended Oct 23 2009

This was one of the worst plays I have seen in a long time. The musical direction was really awful - the music was so loud that most of the time it was almost impossible to understand the lyrics. Guess lots of others liked it, but we certainly...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
67 events
22 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 26 2009

The show was very original and at times very funny. The songs seemed pretty good as well. But the whole thing was just a bit too obtuse to feel truly wonderful.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
3 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 16 2009

I really really wanted to like it, but all of the songs sounded the same. At times you could barely hear the performers over the accompanying music. I had been looking forward to this performance too....

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 18 Reviews
More Information


music + lyrics = Mark Hollmann

book + lyrics = Greg Kotis