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“The Book of Joseph” moved Me to Tears

***** Highly Recommended ***** Over the years, I’ve seen more than a few plays about the Holocaust.  Some were great, some were good, a few not so good.  “The Book of Joseph”, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s world premiere production is one of the best.  Interestingly, it wasn’t the heart-wrenching yet inevitably tragic family story that moved me to tears, it was an emotional when Richard Hollander and his son met a ‘ghost’ from the past.  4 BIG Spotlights

“The Book of Joseph” runs through March 5th Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier.  Running time is 2 hours, 25 minutes, with an intermission.  Performances are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:00 and 7:30 pm; Saturday at 3:00 and 8:00 pm; Sunday at 2:00 pm.  Some performances are sold out.    Tickets range from $38-$68.  Parking is available at a 40% discount in the Navy Pier Garages with validation from CST.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or

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