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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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Free parking available at the now unused garage of the closed Children's Memorial Hospital on Lincoln Avenue
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There are so many dining options on the same block as the theater -- Thai, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mexican -- you might as well eat here before the show.
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4.5 average rating
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30 events
5 reviews
12 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
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92 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...continued

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28 reviews
1 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.