**** Highly Recommended **** When I read that Remy Bumppo and Silk Road Rising would be collaborating on Tanika Gupta’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, “Great Expectations”, I knew I had to see it! Setting the story in India during the British Raj totally met all of my expectations (don’t groan too loud). “Great Expectations” is fascinating. It’s long, but it never drags. In fact, it kept my interest squarely on the stage. 4 Spotlights
“Great Expectations” runs through July 2nd at Silk Road Rising, Historic Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St., Lower Level, Chicago. Running time is 3 hours with an intermission. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm; Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 pm; and Sundays at 4:00 pm. Tickets are $35. Discounted parking is available at WMW Parking, 172 West Madison, St. (entrances on Madison St., Wells St., and Washington St.). FYI (312) 857-1234 ext. 201 or www.greatexpectationsplay.org.
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