Venue Details

136 Star Starred
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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"Bartleby the Scrivener"
9 ratings
4.0 average rating
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7 events
1 review
9 stars
attended Jun 09 2012

The play was funny and well acted. I could have done without the physical antics which did not add anything to the plot.

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107 reviews
16 stars
attended Jun 09 2012

I'm a bit divided: There's an intesting reading of a Herman Melville story and there's a routine of actors' running around doing visual and physical humor. It's at least two rings of a three-ring circus -- but which ring am I supposed to...continued

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Scott S.
128 events
98 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 23 2012

marvelous and totally entertaining. Just an awesome job, kudos to the cast!

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Quotes & Highlights

Bartleby the Scrivener is Jeff Awards Recommended.
“Organic Theater plays up Melville’s humor, often to the point of slapstick, but never loses the other deep threads running through the tale.” —Chicago Reader

<em>By Association</em> <em>Circumference of a Squirrel</em> <em>The Magic Cabaret</em> <em>Prelude to a Kiss</em> <em>Her America </em> <em>Squeeze My Cans</em> <em>My Fair Lady</em> <em>The Rosenkranz Mysteries</em> Chicago Travel & Adventure Show <em>Waiting to Inhale</em>