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The Stupid Economy

Address: Galena Trolley Depot Theater, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-1251
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Ranked #22 of 28 Activities in Galena
Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Presenting an irreverent, thought provoking, and tantalizing One Woman Show written by...
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Presenting an irreverent, thought provoking, and tantalizing One Woman Show written by award‐winning playwright Robert Lynn. The Stupid Economy, performed by award‐winning actressChrissy Hogue, is a character driven one woman show that takes us on a journey through the lives of 6 women of varying ages, social class, and ethnicity and their different experiences during the economic crisis in America 2008 and beyond, including the cold hearted Corporate Insider who tells the audience how it all works and entreats them to try to do something about it.   You will not want to miss this intensely talented collaboration.
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Galena, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

a one person show Chrissy can change persona faster than you can change shoes is amazing and a great commentary on what happened to our once great economy if you get a chance see her i was amazed

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Whitewater, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

On September 1 I was told that the show is "closed indefinitely," which was otherwise described as at least "for the season." The representative said she was not at liberty to give any information regarding the reason.

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Wow is all I can say to describe the entertainment and message of this one woman play. What an amazing ability to portray six different personalities and deliver a very important message of our times. And there was even humor thrown in for good measure -- well done! I highly recommend you see this play if you are in the... More 

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