Venue Details

7 Star Starred
Writers' Theatre at Books on Vernon
664 Vernon Avenue Glencoe, IL 60022
847-242-6000
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16 ratings
3.9 average rating
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30 reviews
17 stars
attended Jan 18 2008

a 2-person performance taking place in the back of, would you believe, a book store. the female role is extreme well done. The 'male' role, which includes a female maid,... continued

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Andrea L
180 events
92 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 29 2007

The space was consistently dark, and the monotonic presentation during most of the first half of the play was soporific.

The set was interesting, but lighting bad. Not... continued

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18 events
5 reviews
11 stars
attended Jan 23 2008

A wonderful production, great performances

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Description

Part ghost story and part psychological thriller, this classic tale concerns an unsuspecting governess hired by a wealthy recluse to look after his orphaned niece and nephew – two seemingly innocent children who soon reveal terrifying secrets. Henry James’ spine-tingling novel brilliantly adapted for just two actors is ideally suited for the intimacy of the bookstore and sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

About the Ticket Supplier: Writers' Theatre

Writers' Theatre is a professional company dedicated to a theatre of language and passion. The word and the artist are our primary focus. In our intimate environments, we offer productions that bring our audiences face-to-face with literature's greatest creators and creations.