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Goodman Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere of Civil War Epic, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS

Goodman Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere of Civil War Epic, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS

The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, review Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks’ FATHER COMES FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3).

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"I admired the dialogue enormously, because it is idea laden, but it's not pedantic. It is really a battle about belief." - Kelly Kleiman

 Aimé Donna Kelly (Penny), Kamal Angelo Bolden (Hero/Ulysses) and Ernest Perry Jr. (The Oldest Old Man) in "Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)". Image courtesy of Goodman Theatre.

Aimé Donna Kelly (Penny), Kamal Angelo Bolden (Hero/Ulysses) and Ernest Perry Jr. (The Oldest Old Man) in "Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)". Image courtesy of Goodman Theatre.

Both the Dueling Critics strongly recommend FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS.

 Ernest Perry Jr. (The Oldest Old Man) and Melody Angel (Musician) in "Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)". Photo courtesy of Goodman Theatre.

Ernest Perry Jr. (The Oldest Old Man) and Melody Angel (Musician) in "Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)". Photo courtesy of Goodman Theatre.

FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) is running at the Goodman Theatre through June 24. Click here for ticket info.

Kelly and Jonathan also congratulate the Tony Award winners with local ties.

 Laurie Metcalf accepting her Tony Award for performance in THREE TALL WOMEN.

Laurie Metcalf accepting her Tony Award for performance in THREE TALL WOMEN.

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