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102 Star Starred
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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32 ratings
4.7 average rating
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19 reviews
38 stars
attended May 18 2014

Band was too loud. The show had some nice moments and a few really funny lines but at its core basically agitprop. Not a bad show but dated.

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19 reviews
3 stars
attended May 04 2014

I was a little apprehensive at first, listening to the three piece rock band assault our ears at full volume with late 60's hits. But once the drama began, I was swept away with the intense and honest portrayals of the people involved with the...continued

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16 reviews
5 stars
attended May 04 2014

Very well acted and exciting show. Powerful and funny. Loved the live band. I recommend.

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Website

http://greenhousetheater.org/portfolio/hit-the-wall/

Quotes & Highlights

  • Hit the Wall remains one of the Chicago greats … this is far and away the best visual staging of the three I’ve seen.”—Chicago Tribune
  • “The spontaneous, raucous energy that first made Hoff’s production such a hit too is alive and well in this production, which is part concert, part revolt.”—Time Out Chicago
  • Hit the Wall returns with an even better riot … more awful-beautiful than before.”—Chicago Reader
  • “If you see only one show before Memorial Day, make it this one.”—Windy City Times