Venue Details

85 Star Starred
Greenhouse Theater Center
Formerly Victory Gardens Greenhouse Theater 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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Member Tips

Jean
Street parking, red line, or lincoln ave bus
info Apr 02 2012 star this tip starred
Jean
Lots of choices nearby
info Apr 02 2012 star this tip starred
Renmus
We lucked out-could be dicey to drive and park
info Apr 23 2012 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

9 ratings
4.2 average rating
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30 events
27 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 20 2012

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

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23 events
16 reviews
7 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
9 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.
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Website

http://www.remybumppo.org

Quotes & Highlights

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

Description

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.