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34 Star Starred
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place
175 East Chestnut Street Chicago, IL 60611
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park in the water tower and the box office validates it and saves $17 - $12 to park - well worth it
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The weather was windy and chill. I wore tourist area, dress accordingly.
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96 ratings
4.6 average rating
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12 reviews
25 stars
attended Jun 11 2014

Great seats and fabulous show I've seen it twice because I took a new friend. It was worth it !

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11 reviews
0 stars
attended May 08 2014

Incredible acting and energy....Well written with great wit and humor.....a fun evening of theater......

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10 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 12 2014

First time at this theater and I enjoyed the intimate setting. Michael Urie was fabulous and we marveled at his talent. For one member of our group, it was her second time. I could see it again without a problem. TOO FUNNY!!!!!

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Buyer & Cellar is platonically perfect summer fare. It goes down as easily and tastily as lemon sorbet, and the only pain in your stomach it creates is the kind that comes from laughing too hard.” -The New York Times
“The show is a crowd-pleaser, and it doesn’t take long to figure out why: most audiences are reacting to its charming narrative surface. But there’s more going on than that.” -The New Yorker
“Alex is played by Michael Urie, a performer of enormous charm and warmth who can also whip out fine dramatic acting when required … if you read between the one-liners, Tolins has smart things to say about conspicuous consumption and inspiration.” -Time Out New York
“Although Tolins’ script plays most directly to gay fans of a certain age, in Urie’s wildly gesticulating hands this show will go down like butta’, even for those with passing interest in Babs.” -Entertainment Weekly (A-)