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Appropriate

Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

50 ratings
4.5 average rating
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10 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

Strong performances. The second act could use some editing, but overall an engrossing play.

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3 reviews
8 stars
attended Nov 24 2013

Well-written, thought-provoking --and quite funny--script about 3 generations of dysfunctional family- and socio-cultural history (think a more serious August: Osage... continued

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17 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 23 2013

Very well done with out the pointed finger or judgement.
Proud of the talent that thrives in Chicago.

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50 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

It's a dysfunctional family comes together at a funeral play. We've seen it before; not a lot of new material. However, VG truly puts on a great performance. Fantastic... continued

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27 reviews
30 stars
attended Nov 13 2013

Awesome play and cast (superb Kirsten Fitzgerald)

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3 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 08 2013

Terrific play and superb cast.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 21 2013

The play was an interesting portrayal of a family in the process of disintegrating. There was a lot to think about, and the post-play discussion brought up even more issues.

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63 reviews
475 stars
attended Nov 10 2013

TREMENDOUS production!!!(smiles) The ENTIRE cast was HIGHLY gifted!!! VERY STRONG performances...a BEAUTIFUL play that explores family dynamics, with comedy and tragedy... continued

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40 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 03 2013

Excellent. Well written, well acted and great set.

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39 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 10 2013

A pretty good script; the playwright does know how to write good dialog. But it's just too difficult to believe that any family is as dysfunctional as this one. On the... continued

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29 events
13 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

Well written, well acted, but not quite Osage County, but what is.

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12 reviews
19 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

I found the actual production good although some of the acting could have been better. The topic itself was disturbing to me and the manner in which the family handled... continued

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11 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

'Appropriate' was a tangled family drama, told through different viewpoints of two generations and one non family member. Actually, a deceased third generation member of... continued

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10 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 30 2013

I was captivated by the first act. The acting was just great. The second half dragged somewhat, but I did enjoy the play.

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 17 2013

The play was wonderful. Story. Staging. Acting. All of it. However, the headset for the hearing impaired left a lot to be desired.

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GSL
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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

Well written, well staged, play about a dysfunctional family. The subect of race was very deftly handled with some comic moments aso carrying a little discomfort in the... continued

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5 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

Fine acting kept the story moving. You just can't go wrong with this cast and Director.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

I loved it and the actors were extremely talented. I enjoyed being in the first row. Story line was great.

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 03 2013

It is one of the best shows I have ever seen!! I have not seen much shows lately and I was so happy that I made it. It made me want to go back to theater much more often!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

Great play and great seats! I'm certain the play will have a good run.

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