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Island Song
Island Song

Island Song
4 Chairs Theatre at Online Stream
Thru - May 9, 2021

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4 Chairs Theatre at Online Stream

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Around The Town Chicago- Highly Recommended

"...I begin this review by saying, "Thank you 4 Chairs Theatre for your cleverly produced "Island Song". While watching this wonderful piece makes me wish I was back in the theater watching a "live" production, I must say, this video presentation was as close as one might get to being there! Under the direction of Lauren Berman, this Midwest premiere of Carner and Gregor's musical is well cast, well performed and very well put together. I know that once Berman can move it to a real stage where the actors can actually play off each other, the mood and the feel will be even stronger. Let us hope that this will take place ( sooner than later)."
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Alan Bresloff



Chicago Theatre Review- Highly Recommended

"..."Island Song" is a great example of how the limitations of the pandemic are fluid. Here's an inventive and beautiful work of art for these difficult times. This one-act musical, despite its length, is stunning in so many ways. A talented cast, some passionate direction, many moving musical moments and a gallery of creative, artistic photography that provides the glue for this story: all meld together to make this musical premiere one of the finest examples of how brilliant a virtual production can be. It proves that there can be excellent, inventive art to experience by an audience on their computers, until live theatre finally returns. One can only imagine what this company will come up with next!"
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Colin Douglas



Chicagoland Musical Theatre- Somewhat Recommended

"...Rife with heart, affectionately crafted vignettes, and class-act vocal performances, 4 Chairs Theatre does well to engage in its actors' sense of play even in the trickiest of remote circumstances. What's more, this production is unafraid to push the envelope in developing a visual language for non equity theatre in a cinematic idiom."
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Quinn Rigg