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“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” – Review by Carol Moore

**** Highly Recommended **** When I read that the Court Theatre had a production of “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” on the schedule, I was kind of surprised, since I didn’t know that the 1967 movie had been adapted into a play. That movie, which starred Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn and Sydney Poitier, was really significant in 1967, when interracial marriage was still illegal in some states, but would it be, could it be, relevant fifty years later? A quick answer, both no and yes. The play, with all its witty dialogue, is a period piece, but the issues it raises are still relevant. 3 ½ Spotlights

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” runs through April 15th at the Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. Parking is free in the garage next door to the Court – you have to take a ticket to enter but you won’t need it to exit, the gate stays up for 30 minutes after the performance.

Running time is 2 hours with an intermission. Performances are Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 pm; Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 pm; Sundays at 2:30 and 7:30 pm. Tickets range from $44-$74. FYI (773) 753-4472 or

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