Around the Hood: Special night out for neighborhood residents this Friday

Raven Theatre is happy to invite all our Edgewater Glendonian neighbors to Neighborhood Night this Friday, February 5th. Neighbors will enjoy wine, beer, and cheese at the free reception from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Immediately following the reception is the production of Horton Foote’s The Old Friends which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Half-price tickets are $21 with the code EDGE. Tickets may be purchased online at or by phone at 773-338-2177.

Set in the 1960s in the fictional town of Harrison, Texas, The Old Friends tells of the combative members of two longtime old-money Texas families. When hometown beauty Sibyl returns to Harrison after a long absence, not-quite-forgotten passions and jealousies resurface in a wildly funny play that is, uncharacteristic for Foote, brutally satiric in its depiction of small-town people with big money.

The Old Friends Trailer

Raven Theatre, located at 6157 N. Clark on the corner of Clark and Granville, has been presenting live professional theatre in the Edgewater and Rogers Park neighborhoods since 1983. The company is committed to presenting the range of modern drama from Ibsen to the most current playwrights on the rise.  Through a vigorous five-show season, as well as a top notch theatre education program Raven creates a powerful and welcoming environment in which artists hone and showcase their talents, and patrons experience high quality theatre that is easily accessible to all.

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