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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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62 events
38 reviews
7 stars
Although we don't tend to dine out before or after plays, there are several places to eat right there by the theatre.
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38 reviews
7 stars
I wore Shorts & a polo shirt & sandals. .
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"A Song for Coretta"
15 ratings
4.9 average rating
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165 events
25 reviews
94 stars
attended Jun 19 2009

another great event for the books! I laughed, cried, was sad, felt inspired & even sang a freedom song!!!!! A great one for a youth/adult outing

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14 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 12 2009

This play was done in a very interesting way. I really enjoyed it. It really gave you something to think about. The room was so small, we felt like we were sardines in a can.

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 13 2009

As usual, the writing was stellar and the performances brought the play to life. The play accurately captures the great divide among African American generations without wrapping everything up into an unrealistic nice neat box.

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Description

A Midwest Premiere

By Pearl Cleage

Directed by Sarah Moeller

Inspired by the long line of mourners who came by Ebenezer Baptist Church to pay their respects to Mrs. Coretta Scott King, A Song for Coretta introduces five fictional African-American women, aged 17 to 57, waiting in the rain to say their final good-byes. Cleage shows the impact that Mrs. King had on the lives of these women, and the connections that they build with one another through her memory and legacy. Eclipse is proud to present the Midwest Premiere of Ms. Cleage’s latest work!