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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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38 reviews
7 stars
Although we don't tend to dine out before or after plays, there are several places to eat right there by the theatre.
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38 reviews
7 stars
I wore Shorts & a polo shirt & sandals. .
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"Botanic Garden"
14 ratings
3.6 average rating
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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 23 2008

I thought the acting was good but to spend $35 dollars a person on a "fair" play that lasts one hour and fifteen minutes is insane.

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12 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 28 2008

This play lacked depth, plus it seemed to go in circles. The actors were engaging, however there are much better plays in Chicago.

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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 14 2008

Great script, a story that every married couple could relate to! The actors gave a very convincing performance. I would see it again.

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Description

Kate and Jake were married for more than 20 years. Now, recently widowed and faced with the daunting prospect of dating for the first time in decades, the memories of her marriage—some laughter and passion-filled, others frustration-ridden—surround Kate as she reevaluates her choices in this new chapter in her life. Botanic Garden offers a funny and refreshingly unsentimental look at loss, questioning our collective belief that “moving on” is the best medicine.

By Todd Logan

Directed by Olympia Dukakis

Starring veteran Chicago actors Jim Leaming and Carmen Roman