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Shaw vs. Tunney at Grippo Stage Company — May 23 - July 9, 2023

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May 23

2023-05-23 2023-07-09 Shaw vs. Tunney at Grippo Stage Company — May 23 - July 9, 2023

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MAY 23,2023 - JULY 9, 2023
SHAW VS. TUNNEY
By Douglas Post

Based on The Prizefighter and the Playwright

By Jay R. Tunney

Directed by Nick Sandys

Produced by Charles Grippo

ABOUT THE SHOW
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Shaw Vs. Tunney concerns the deep and enduring relationship that developed between George Bernard Shaw, the celebrated Irish playwright, and Gene Tunney, the American world heavyweight boxing champion. It begins with their first meeting in London and culminates on an island in the Adriatic where Gene and Polly Lauder Tunney spent their honeymoon. It is there that Shaw and the Tunneys experience an extraordinary event that changes their lives forever.

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23 May 2023 - 9 Jul 2023
 1229 West Belmont Avenue, Cook County, Chicago 60657, Illinois, Cook County, United States 1229 West Belmont Avenue, Cook County, Chicago 60657, Illinois, Cook County, United States - Map Directions

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