Venue Details

6 Star Starred
Mayer Kaplan JCC Theatre
5050 Church St Skokie, IL 60077
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19 events
12 reviews
6 stars
I never heard of this center before, but it was a wonderful surprise!
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19 events
12 reviews
6 stars
Dine before you come but really inexpensive drinks are available for purchase.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Invasion of Skokie"
25 ratings
4.3 average rating
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118 events
82 reviews
29 stars
attended May 23 2013

We were all very impressed with the writing. the direction and the acting. I would recommend it highly as it was a touching and meaningful story with very real and well portrayed characters.

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156 events
59 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

It is noteworthy that this is a show about a Jewish experience being presented in an explicitly Jewish venue (a Jewish Community Center) in a town that is self-consciously Jewish that is the subject of the play. That crucial context...continued

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59 events
41 reviews
9 stars
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“Offers a nuanced, warm and sympathetic portrait of a post-war, newly suburban generation.” — Chicago Tribune

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