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Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater
Formerly the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater 2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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5 events
1 review
1 stars
There were no restrictions on bringing concessions into the theatre.
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32 reviews
15 stars
The day we went the play was sold out. Be sure to check before you go if you think you can just walk in and they will have tickets, not necessarily so.
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Reviews & Ratings

"At Home at the Zoo"
10 ratings
3.8 average rating
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7 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 16 2010

The second act was very good, the first act was just awful. Mr. Albee should have left this one alone.

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26 events
14 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 15 2010

The house was not full, so the stage manager invited those of us sitting higher up to come down to the front rows. We would've gone down anyway during intermission, but how nice it was to be invited! I found the first act to be riveting as the...continued

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19 events
8 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 16 2010

This show represented some of Dennis Zacek's finest work. Both deal with the same, passive upper middle class male. In Home, he is prodded by his wife, unsuccessfully, to show passion in his lovemaking after 20+ years of marriage, which he is no...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Brilliant! The work has bark and bite.” —Variety
Tom Amandes has a recurring role as Dr. Pelikan on the NBC hit series Parenthood. He’s also been in Big Love, Grey’s Anatomy, Eli Stone, Everwood, and more.
Read an interview with Edward Albee.


By Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize Winner Edward Albee

Directed by Dennis Začek

Victory Gardens Artistic Director Dennis Zacek accents his 34-year tenure with an American classic five decades in the making. A local legend and a national treasure join forces for an evening of heart-stopping theatre.

Starring Tom Amandes, Annabel Armour and Marc Grapey