The New Adventures of Popeye | Prop Thtr | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader
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When: Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through Dec. 17 2010
Price: $8
thefactorytheater.com
Factory Theater's 30-minute goof (running after their production of Jenny & Jenni) takes the spinach-snarfing cartoon sailor to the Green City Market, couples counseling, and a trip on an airplane. The show has zero nutritional value, but, as directed by Eric Roach--and with Geoff Coates's cartoonish fight choreography--it provides the theatrical equivalent of a sugar high. Sarah Rose Graber is a fantastic Olive Oyl, with the classic pinhead hairdo, squeaky voice, and dithery logic; John Moran nails the squint and understated humor of the title character. --Laura Molzahn

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