AliasGrace MrK

My Book Club enjoyed Rivendell Theatre’s Production of “Alias Grace”

**** Recommended **** Everyone in my book club enjoyed the Rivendell Theatre production of “Alias Grace”, Jennifer Blackmer’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s book about an ugly incident in Canadian history. Grace Marks (a real person) was tried and convicted of the murders of her employer and his housekeeper, on the sketchiest of circumstantial evidence. The production, characterized by strong acting, is very well done. I did have some problems with the adaptation, however. 3 ½ Spotlights

“Alias Grace” runs through October 14th at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue, Chicago. Running time is approximately 2 hours with an intermission. Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 4:00 and 8:00 pm. Performances on September 21st and October 13th are sold out. Tickets range from $28-$38. Free parking is available in the Senn High School parking lot (block and a half from theatre off Thorndale Avenue). FYI (773) 334-7728 or www.rivendelltheatre.org.

Read my entire review at www.spotlightonlake.com.