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

pmm
Big problem in the area
info Dec 05 2008 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The new turkish place just south of the theater is good value and pretty tasty, for lincoln park
info Dec 19 2008 star this tip starred
alan johnson
Ticket stub will get you discount on the Childrens Hospital parking deck
info Dec 22 2008 star this tip starred
LeeZee
Try "Simply It" Vietnamese delectable dishes a few storefronts north of the theatre.
info Jan 16 2009 star this tip starred
LeeZee
#11 bus takes you right there. Save money/gas.
info Jan 16 2009 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

17 ratings
4.6 average rating
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28 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 18 2008

This averages to four stars, because the first act was five star, and the second act was three star. The first act was fun, peppy, and the woman playing the countess had... continued

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 19 2008

With all the financial and political misbehaving who doesn't miss the good old days of sexual bad behavior. Marriage of Figaro is just the ticket. Laugh and admire the gourgeous and perfect actors who are at their best.

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 10 2008

This show was SO much fun. The acting was fantastic, set and costume were beautiful, and I laughed out loud several times (which is rare for me)! This is such an enjoyable event, but don't bring small kids- there's way too much silly innuendo!

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More Information

Website

http://remybumppo.org/pages/the_marriage_of_figaro/143.php

Quotes & Highlights

“Should not be missed” —Chicago Sun-Times
Performances on 12/6 and 12/10 include a lecture and post-show talkback.

Description

Figaro must outwit the Count’s lustful advances towards his fiance and when his plotting reveals several other sexual games, the night culminates in mistaken identities and deliciously funny farce. Ranjit Bolt pens this retelling of Beaumarchais’ play made famous in opera form by Mozart.

Performances on 12/6 and 12/10 include a lecture and post-show talkback.