Venue Details

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Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater
Formerly the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater 2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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36 events
15 reviews
6 stars
Light snacks and drinks are sold. Plenty of restaurants& bars on the same block
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36 events
15 reviews
6 stars
Park for free in the Children Memorial lot, 1 block south on Lincoln, Valet at theater is $13
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"The Whale"
42 ratings
4.5 average rating
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39 events
6 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

This is an above average evening at the theater. Very good all the way around. Could have have been a little shorter though.

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Andrea L
204 events
100 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

This play was much better to Samuel Hunter's earlier, A Bright New Boise, that I enjoyed. While there were a few two many overly broad metaphors about whales and water and life, the story did make me think, and also had a wonderful dramatic...

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33 events
32 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 24 2013

GREAT ACTING!! This production is something that you don't want to miss. So you think it is call the WHALE; because it deals with obesity (just wait and see). Charlie's obesity only opens up the door to EACH character ISSUE(s).

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Written by Samuel D. Hunter

Directed by Joanie Schultz

This play contains adult language and situations. Parental discretion is advised.