Venue Details

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Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater
Formerly the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater 2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-871-3000
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Member Tips

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Casual (Dressy casual-you're going to the theater folks!)
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There is metered street parking (70 minute play), or you can valet for $11.
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Free tea service was offered before and after the play-delicious.
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No intermisson-Stay for a discussion w/ the playwright/actress afterward!
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Reviews & Ratings

5 ratings
4.8 average rating
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10 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 03 2010

Tightly written. Finely acted out. Malik moves from one person to another with intelligence and grace. She unveils the scarf/veil she wears in each vignette through the magnetic force of her personality.

William Lazarus

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10 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 02 2010

The five vignettes featuring the perspectives of five different "veiled" Muslim women were refreshing and at times humorous. The only reason I chose 3 instead of 4 stars is that I am not a great lover of plays.

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4 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Apr 02 2010

The message of tolerance and respect for Islam is certainly not treading on any new ground, but the method through which this message is delivered is interesting and... continued

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Website

http://victorygardens.org/content/node/1447

Quotes & Highlights

“terrific show…intellectually engrossing work of theater” —Chicago Tribune
“Unveiled offers a provocative, insightful and uplifting theater experience.” —Pioneer Press
“Powerful solo show…five riveting tales of Muslim women” —Chicago Reader
“A compelling 70-minute piece rich with illuminating surprises, drawing the audience into worlds that are both unique and truly universal.  It is terrifically entertaining.” —Chicago Examiner
“A marvelous premiere production!” —__Spreadstyle Chicago  __* *  

Description

Rohina Malik is a writer and actress who specializes in solo performance.  She was born and raised in London, England, and draws upon her Indo-Pakistani heritage for inspiration for her art. She performed at Live Bait Theater’s Fillet of Solo, and workshopped __Unveiled __with Rivendell Theatre Ensemble.