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93 Star Starred
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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25 ratings
4.2 average rating
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9 reviews
0 stars
attended May 12 2013

Magnificent idea. Good execution. I had been anticipating this play since it was announced at a performance of The Vortex last summer. The Benjamin Bunny design of the play must be told the audience in advance, which it was.

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28 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 02 2013

The play was fabulous. The writing was wonderful and much better then we even anticipated. It was such an unusual topic for this day and age and it was performed so well, with great stage sets and costuming.

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15 reviews
5 stars
attended May 25 2013

Actors did a good job, except for the part of Zelda--way over the top. Couldn't empathized with her. She was shrill and screamed a lot--don't know if it was the direction, but I don't think she "got it" about Zelda's illness. Characterization...continued

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Website

http://www.greenhousetheater.org/index.php/tea-with-edie-a-fitz

Quotes & Highlights

“A work of ambition and potential … Deft work by Michael Graham … and Zelda (sparkling Nora Lise Ulrey, making a firecracker-like Chicago debut)…” —Chicago Sun-Times
“Jim Schneider’s direction renders Patti Roeder and Michael D. Graham’s Wharton and James as witty and engaging a couple as ever shared passions all the more enduring for being platonic, while Madison Niederhauser and Nora Lise Ulrey’s Scott and Zelda convey the tragedy lurking beneath the veneer of jazz-age celebrity.”  —Windy City Times
Tea is for Terrific … A lingering sophisticated libation!”  —ChicagoTheatreBeat.com

Description

Written by Adam Pasen

Directed by Jim Schneider