Suddenly last Summer – Raven Theater – 6157 N Clark St, Chicago, 773-338-2177 www.raventheatre.com
In 1930’s New Orleans, wealthy socialite widow Violet Venable has summoned a brain surgeon to her home. Her niece Catherine has been crazed and traumatized since witnessing the horrifyingly violent death of Violet’s son. Enraged by Catherine’s claims, and unwilling to accept other facts about her son’s life, Mrs. Venable pursues extraordinary measures to keep Catherine silent.
Q-tips say: Yes, see it. Good acting buy the two main women characters. They have difficult roles and long long scenes well acted. Also, it is a theater we can walk to in nice weather. They have their own parking lot.