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Chicago Reader, September 9, 1999 Settle’s performers (A. Deacetis, M. Rodgers, and K. Taber) speak their lines with the kind of crisp, intelligent clarity that only actors who know and love their Beckett can achieve. Even more delightful is how gracefully they negotiate the play’s mood swings, winning laughs one minute...

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How to be Sawed in Half

TheatreChicago.com, August 26, 2000 There are plenty of fun moments, and the magic tricks were drawing gasps from the audience the night I attended. The costumes and set are stunning, and both actors are on top of their game; there is enough strength in the performances and visuals to recommend this...

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Macbett

Daily Herald, January 12, 2001 Ionesco’s Macbett, now being staged at the Chopin Theatre in Chicago, succeeds in being both a brilliant satire of the Bard’s play and an angry commentary on 20th century life. Those who know their Macbeth know that Banquo is one of the early martyrs in that play,...

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Rockaby

The Beckett Circle, Fall 2001     Audience members received instructions to wait at the corner of Pierce and Leavitt, a tree-lined neighborhood of vintage apartment buildings and elegant turn of the century homes. By eight o’clock on September 9, a crowd of about eighty playgoers gathered, very young and very fashionable with...

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