**** Recommended **** You’ll remember that last year, on opening night for “Pamplona”, Stacy Keach became ill and lost his focus, but struggled valiantly to continue until Director Robert Falls finally called a halt. Move forward a year, the Goodman is advertising the return of “Pamplona”; and I happened to see Keach on “Windy City Live” talking about his bypass surgery and recovery. I was looking forward to a superb performance in “Pamplona”, but I have to admit I wondered if he’d be up to it. He was. In fact, he was amazing! 4 Spotlights
“Pamplona” runs through August 19th at the Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. Most reasonable parking option is the Government Center garage on Lake between LaSalle and Dearborn: $17 if you pay in advance at www.interparkonline.com/goodmantheatre.
Running time is 90 minutes, no intermission. Performances are Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 pm; Friday and Saturday at 8:00 pm; Sunday at 2:00 pm. Tickets range from $25-$90. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.
Read my entire review at www.spotlightonlake.com.