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Award winning play United Flight 232 returns to the stage from September 1 to October 21

Jeff Award Winner 2016 for

Showing at the Chopin Theatre September 1-October 21, 2017!

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"The very great artistic worth of this piece, beautifully toned and staged by Stalling, lies in its ability to make you think about what really matters in your life without going through such a harrowing day yourself. How better to honor those who lost their lives?" 
Chicago Tribune

"This is a daring story to bring to the theater, but one that despite the tragic event will give you a feeling of warmth and hopefulness."  
Around the City

“I love you, hurry home. I love you.” On July 19, 1989, a DC-10 headed for O’Hare with 296 aboard is paralyzed mid-air. For 44 minutes, the aircraft descended towards an emergency landing and crashed at Sioux City Gateway airport. To the astonishment of all who witnessed the event, 184 of 296 passengers and crew survived. Drawing on the interviews and research conducted by Evanston author Laurence Gonzales for his critically acclaimed book, Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival, this award-winning original play, United Flight 232, is a reflection on how to comprehend tragedy and celebrate human ingenuity in the face of overwhelming challenges.

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RUN DATES: September 1- October 21, 2017 
TIMES: Thursdays 8pm, Fridays 8pm, Saturdays 3pm & 8pm, Sundays 3pm & 7pm
PRICES: $15-$50
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AGES: Recommended for adults and teens
RUN TIME: 80 minutes, no intermission 
The Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60642



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An intimate evening of classic magic 

Award-winning, third-generation magician Dennis Watkins delivers an evening of sophisticated tom-foolery in one of the Windy City's most unique entertainment experiences. Experience the premier magic show in Chicago, featuring mystifying feats of prestidigitation, sleight of hand, mentalism, and more!


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RUN DATES: An open run continues on Fridays and Saturdays, with more performances this year than ever before!
TIMES: Fridays 7:30 & 9:30pm, Saturdays 4:30, 7:30 & 9:30pm. 
PRICE: $79
AGES: Recommended for adults and youth ages 12 and up
RUN TIME: The performance runs about 75 minutes. 
The Palmer House Hilton Hotel
17 East Monroe Street, Chicago IL 60603
*Guests convene at Potter's on the lobby level and will be escorted to the private performance venue*

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