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102 Star Starred
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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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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4.2 average rating
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27 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 20 2012

I was so bored I actually left at intermission. Very disappointing.

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18 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 31 2012

Thought provoking, funny, and often poignant, this production is not to be missed! The performance of Greg Matthew Anderson and direction of Shawn Douglas are nothing short of amazing and the play itself first class writing.

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14 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 20 2012

The star of this one-man show was outstanding. Just his constant presence and constant verbiage was impressive enough, but his acting skills were just as notable.
The only downside was the cheesy appeal for money at the end. A concept I did not...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Refreshingly, a political story that can be appreciated by all viewers, no matter what their party affiliation.”* *_—Talkin’ Broadway _** **


By Lee Blessing

Directed by Shawn Douglass

Featuring Artistic Associate Greg Matthew Anderson

Controversial performance artist Kerr has his NEA funding threatened in a calculated, political trick by his hometown candidate, the folksy, dog-toting Therm Pooley. For revenge, Kerr attempts a dog-napping to reveal that the Senator has the public on a leash. But the Universe exacts its own fantastical revenge on Kerr. Fate, along with the help of some good belly rubs, compels Kerr to sit and stay closer to the Senator than he ever could have imagined. Blessing celebrates the inner life of our canine companions and spots the artist-activist in us all.