Michael Shannon, one of the stars of Best Picture winner The Shape of Water, didn't attend the Academy Awards last night with the rest of his cast. He was in Chicago for closing night of Traitor, the play he directed this winter for A Red Orchid Theater (you can check out a review above).
So where did Michael Shannon watch the Oscars?
This image, per Facebook pal Bruce Elliott, is of Michael Shannon sitting in the Old Town Ale House last night watching the movie in which he starred win Best Picture. No sound. Just the juke. This image tells you all ya need to know about the values of the Chicago theater. pic.twitter.com/kTHOfpJDjn— Chris Jones (@ChrisJonesTrib) March 6, 2018
According to a Facebook post relayed via Twitter, he watched The Shape of Water take home the big prize at a bar, with the jukebox playing and the TV on mute.
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ONTD, was your Oscar viewing experience more or less fancy than Michael Shannon's?