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Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater
Formerly the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater 2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-871-3000
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Free parking available at the now unused garage of the closed Children's Memorial Hospital on Lincoln Avenue
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There are so many dining options on the same block as the theater -- Thai, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mexican -- you might as well eat here before the show.
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3.6 average rating
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1 review
5 stars
attended Oct 10 2008

My girlfriend and I attended this event and enjoyed it a great deal! The actors were talented. The stage set was good, and the seats were good also. We are thinking of going again!

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1 review
8 stars
attended Oct 05 2008

It managed to be too cold and too precious at the same time.

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17 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 07 2008

Eurydice is a tragedy, it's challenging material. But still there were some clever lines and a few good laughs.

Joe. D. Lauck plays Euridyce's father, and he is charming.

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Victory Gardens’ season opens with a major revival of Eurydice, a fresh take on the Greek Orpheus myth by Evanston native, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and MacArthur Genius award winner Sarah Ruhl. Eurydice’s wedding to Orpheus is cut short when she wanders after a man bearing a letter from her dead father. Her disappearance turns out to be from life itself, when she is transported to the underworld in a raining elevator. A story of love, loss and the mystery of death, The New York Times called Eurydice “weird and wonderful, devastatingly lovely.” From the author of The Clean House, Passion Play, and Dead Man’s Cell Phone.