Venue Details

90 Star Starred
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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Goldstar Member
Parking on the street. Several restaurants within walking distance. We went to O'Malley's -- OK, but will pick differently next time.
The Diviners info Jun 19 2014 star this tip starred
egryska
great food near by
Hit the Wall dining May 26 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
2.7 average rating
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Henk Green Red Velvet
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38 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 11 2011

The Naked King was so random in story line and insulting to the audiences intelligence that I left in the middle of the performance. Over acted and painfully slow in pace the only thing I was impressed by was the actors' ability to memorize and...continued

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45 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 19 2011

Ohmigod! What a total waste of time! Avoid this turkey even if somebody gives you free tickets.

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43 reviews
26 stars
attended Jun 11 2011

What an enjoyable production! Impressive multiple roles by the cast.

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Website

http://www.greenhousetheater.org/index.php/organicseason

Quotes & Highlights

Read an "article ":http://couriernews.suntimes.com/entertainment/4259935-421/naked-king-mixes-politics-fairy-tales.htmlabout The Naked King.

Description

Who says that fairy tales are for children only? Can the belief that love and honesty just might conquer all be held only by the youngest of us? The Naked King joyfully affirms the opposite. The calamities in the world are no match for the wit, ingenuity and love the characters in this play use as their weapons.

The plot charts the engaging journey of a swineherd, who falls in love with a princess and is sent into exile by her disapproving father. In the next kingdom, he discovers a monarch who has not been entirely honest with his people (does that ever happen in real life?). This whimsical and entertaining cocktail of three Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales, The Swineherd, The Princess and the Pea and The Emperor’s New Clothes, has some other tasty, original ingredients.