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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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Children's Memorial has moved downtown and their parking lot is open and free--but not sure how long that will last.
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The weather was chilly, and the theater was cold.. I wore my parka through the first act; second act warmed up..
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attended Jun 04 2010

Small comfortable theater and enjoyable show!

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Website

http://www.organictheater.org/site/repertoire/timing.html

Description

 The world according to David Ives is a very strange place indeed.  His plays create a near perfect inspection of the English language – and of the audience’s aptitude for perplexity and joy.  Ives’s characters are thrust into black holes called “Philadelphias,” where the simplest desires are uproariously frustrated.  Chimps named Milton, Swift, and Kafka are locked in a room and made to write no less a masterpiece than Hamlet.  And a con man peddles courses in an invented language in which “welcome” translates as “velcro” and “fraud” comes out as “freud.”