TheFlick Sam

Steppenwolf’s Production of “The Flick” is Perfectly Cast & Superbly Acted!

**** Recommended **** In a lot of ways, Steppenwolf’s production of “The Flick” reminded me of vacation trips when my children would ask “Are we there yet?” every five minutes.  My “C” crew – Cindy, Colleen and Crista – were all in agreement, “The Flick” could use some judicious pruning.  On the other hand, it is perfectly cast and superbly acted, and it has an interesting story to tell.  I give it 4 Spotlights.

“The Flick” runs through May 8th in Steppenwolf’s Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  Running time is 3 hours, 10 minutes with an intermission.  Performances are Tuesdays through Sundays at 7:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00; and Wednesday matinees at 2:00 on April 20th, 27th and May 4th.  Tickets range from $20-$89.   Paid parking is available in the Steppenwolf garage next door; valet parking in front of the main entrance.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or

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