Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Based on the memoir "Beautiful Boy" by David Sheff and "Tweak" by his son, Nic Sheff, BEAUTIFUL BOY chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
"A test of an actor is playing someone who's split in so many ways that he moves forward while looking backwards and vice versa, and Chalamet is already a master." - New York Magazine
"Chalamet is asked to hit some big notes in this performance, but we never see him acting. That's true greatness in the making." - Chicago Sun Times
"Gives Steve Carell the opportunity to do some fine dramatic work as a loving father experiencing the multiple heartbreaks of parenthood." - Crooked Marquee
"The leads are superb, buoyed by Amy Ryan as Nic's mom, Maura Tierney as his stepmother, and LisaGay Hamilton in a moving cameo." - Chicago Reader