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Dark and Scary Neighborhood Fascism in “Antelope Party”

*** Recommended *** Make no mistake, Theater Wit’s “Antelope Party” is not for the faint of heart. Don’t be fooled by the cute little pony in the advertising. Although it is billed as a dark comedy, I saw a lot more ‘dark’ than I did comedy. The ‘party’ is political, not social, and it’s a very scary, neighborhood version of fascism. The cast does an excellent job with a difficult subject. 3 Spotlights

“Antelope Party” runs through February 24th at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago. Parking is available for a fee in Theater Wit’s lot behind the restaurant across the street. Valet parking is also available on weekends. Running time is 2 hours, 10 minutes, with an intermission. Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 8:00 pm; Sunday at 2:00 and 7:00 pm. Tickets range from $24-$38. FYI (773) 975-8150 or

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