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Nothing Happening in “Five Mile Lake”

** Somewhat Recommended ** Unfortunately, I found Shattered Globe’s production of “Five Mile Lake” to be kind of boring. I found myself zoning out a couple of times during the show. The problem – there was no real conflict, which is essential for good drama. Although there were a couple of spots with a little bit of push-pull – in the end, nothing happened, nobody changed and there were no lessons learned. 2 ½ Spotlights

Shattered Globe’s production of “Five Mile Lake” 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 90 minutes, no intermission. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 pm; Sundays at 3:00 pm. Tickets range from $28-$35. FYI (773) 975-8150 or

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