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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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The weather was cold. I wore Jeans and a sweater .
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17 stars
Free parking at the old Children's Hospital lot for 5 hours-yes,please!
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33 reviews
30 stars
attended Mar 28 2008

We thought the script was not well done; the fictional characters (such as the "crazy wife in the attic") were almost laughable. The actors tried very hard but they couldn't overcome the script deficiencies.

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30 reviews
132 stars
attended Apr 25 2008

Intriguing play; complex, creative staging; wonderful performances. Remy Bumpo always delivers.

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16 reviews
5 stars
attended May 02 2008

My friend and I both thought this play was not very engaging. We were distracted by the accents that were different from each other and not consistent with many actors. I didn't like the switch from the actresses describing the sisters to becoming...continued

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“Breathtaking… a rare feat of theatrical imagining” —The Evening Standard (UK)


This inventive drama by Polly Teale, originally developed by the U.K.’s acclaimed Shared Experience Theatre Company, examines the lives of three of the most studied and discussed writers of all time. Spurred by their brother’s tumultuous personal life, Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte write from their remote home on the Yorkshire moors. The real and the imagined collide as the characters the sisters have created come to life. Bronte explores the question of how a trio of Victorian spinsters could have produced some of the most passionate literature ever written.