Praise of WORKING’s revival 2011 run in Chicago:
“If you have out-of-town guests in the next few weeks and want to offer them something that really reflects the soul of your town, then the Studs Terkel musical ‘Working’ at the Broadway Playhouse is far and away your best bet. ‘Working’ is warm, inspiring and celebratory of ordinary Americans. It’s the kind of thoughtful, well-crafted, top-tier production that one fervently hopes Chicago will support.“- Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune. Read the full article: “‘So what should I see this weekend?’ A primer on the best shows of the year so far “
“A moving and fresh production . . . a fine contribution to the history of a notable American work made in Chicago.” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune. Read the full, glowing review: “‘Working’ at the Broadway Playhouse: Finding the resonance in working lives in Chicago.”
“HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: A winningly reimagined, enhanced and fully engaging new production” – Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times. Read the full, glowing review: “Superb, ‘Working’ explores what we do, who we are.”
Chicago NOW / Show Me Chicago call Working a “Hot New Show to See this Winter into Spring!”
“The timing could not be more ideal for a reinvention of ‘Working,’ the musical based on Studs Terkel’s exemplary 1974 oral history.” – Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times. Read the full preview, featuring interviews with the cast and creative team, here.
“In the most important sense, then, this will be a new ‘Working.’ For the ages.” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune’s Theater Loop. Read the full preview with wonderful back-story on the production here.
“Working is stocked with Chicago actors and will help establish the Broadway Playhouse, which was off to a good start with ‘Traces.’” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune’s Theater Loop Read the full article “‘White Noise’ and ‘Working’ are part of new wave of commercial shows in Chicago,” here.
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