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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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4.5 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from claudia

I recently saw his play "Disgraced" which I found fascinating and I did find this author equally so . .unfortunately, he was difficult to understand at times as his voice dropped but I will definitely purchase his new book.

reviewed Mar 13 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from kathy

A star on the rise! Ayad Akhtar has all the qualifications...bright...talented....good looking...articulate....Can't wait for his next book and play. Chris Jones did an outstanding job. They were quite a team and made for an enjoyable...continued

reviewed Mar 13 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from MJ Hudak

Wonderful writer. Fascinating person to meet and hear.

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“[A] heartfelt first novel…. American Dervish offers a rich look at a nearby world that many Americans don’t know nearly enough about.” —Entertainment Weekly
“What a pleasure to encounter a first novel as self-assured and effortlessly told as Ayad Akhtar’s American Dervish.” —The New York Times

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