Venue Details

Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater
Formerly the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater 2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 27 members
Review from Kathleen Kolb
29 events 11 reviews

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

reviewed Feb 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Barbara Goldsmith
23 events 10 reviews

a very powerful play-very different

reviewed Jan 29 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Saeri
21 events 9 reviews

This show was absolutely stunning and I recommend it to every person in America. Not only do the performers have great talent and musical ability, but the individual "sections" of the show are very moving and powerful. It reminds us that we are...continued

reviewed Feb 03 2012 report as inappropriate
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“[Their work] absolutely demands to be seen” —Boston Globe
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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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