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Chicago's Goodman Theatre warmly reviews play penned, set in Grand Rapids

"Smokefall," a new play penned in Grand Rapids by Noah Haidle and set in the city as well, opened last week to warm reviews at Chicago's Goodman Theatre. 

According to the article:

This beautiful thing is like a Michigan-based "Our Town," penned by and for a generation where Emily and George struggle to move out of the basement.

Haidle's characters wander far and wide — through time, actually, since his play ranges backward and forward as it follows three generations of a Grand Rapids family, showing us their past, present and future. At least one character does not age with the ebb and flow of the years.

Read the rest of the story here.
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