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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
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11 reviews
21 stars
attended Dec 02 2010

The play is one hundred and five years old and still funny. David Darlow in drag would have been reason enough to attend this play but the performances of everyone were outstanding.

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26 reviews
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attended Dec 03 2010

I love this play. I've seen a couple movie versions and several stage versions. Remy Bumppo nailed it! The actors all did a stellar job. Great timing.

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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 02 2010

Remy Bumppo has another great production of a classic play. Wilde's best comedy has seldom been better than this production with fine performances from all -- especially Greg Matthew Anderson as Algernon and the inimitable David Darlow as Lady...continued

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Description

Directed by Shawn Douglass

Featuring Artistic Associates Annabel Armour, Linda Gillum, and David Darlow (as Lady Bracknell)

Charming bachelors Jack and Algernon lead double lives in order to pursue two proper young ladies, while avoiding obligatory lunches with terrifying aunts. When they are caught in their public lies, the result is one of the funniest plays ever written. Wilde dishes up delicious criticisms of identity, manners and the customs of courtship, delivered with his outrageous wit and the sting of laughter.