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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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4.1 / 5 Rated by 27 members
Review from Kjisgroovy

Very compelling performance. Not a conventional play, for sure, but it made a nice change of pace. The politics of the piece were a little unsophisticated and obvious, but the talent of the performers outshone the material.

reviewed Feb 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Kathleen Kolb

So Much Energy from four talented actors. The music was wonderful.

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Review from Barbara Goldsmith

a very powerful play-very different

reviewed Jan 29 2012 report as inappropriate
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by Universes — Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz, Gamal Chasten, William Ruiz

Developed with and directed by Chay Yew

Performed by the celebrated performance ensemble Universes, this thrilling exploration of the American experience prowls the dark corners of our contemporary landscape and asks, “If Hurricane Katrina happened again, would we be ready?”

An electrifying evening infused with hip hop, song, poetry and dance, Ameriville is a passionate and hopeful vision of a community’s responsibility to another amidst a nation in turmoil.

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