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54 Star Starred
Ethel M. Barber Theater
30 Arts Circle Drive Evanston, IL 60208
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 45 members
Review from MaryBeth Smith
71 events 37 reviews

Beautiful venue, lots of talent. Easy parking!

reviewed Nov 05 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from broadway baby
60 events 24 reviews

Having seen Rent both on and off Broadway several times, had a good point of comparison and this was one of the single best productions I've seen. The NU students did an amazing job and special kuddos to performances of Mark, Roger and Maureen...continued

reviewed Nov 06 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from WindyDavy
Red Velvet 324 events 83 reviews

La Boheme transferred to New York on steroids. New York language, we were told, but not New York dialect. Creative use of the space, lights, sound. Musically, there are some people whom we'll see and hear on Broadway. Partial nudity--buttocks...continued

reviewed Nov 06 2011 report as inappropriate
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Inspired by Puccini’s opera La Boheme, Rent is the groundbreaking story of a group of friends struggling to survive in the Lower East Side of the 1990s. Under the shadow of relationships, drugs and the AIDS crisis, this Pulitzer Prize-winning musical directed by acclaimed Northwestern faculty member Dominic Missimi offers a heartrending and ultimately hopeful look at love and friendship in the face of illness.

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