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125 Star Starred
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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40 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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I wore Shorts & a polo shirt & sandals. .
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"Buried Child"
12 ratings
4.1 average rating
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14 events
4 reviews
7 stars
attended May 30 2009

I enjoyed the performance for the most part. The acting was excellent for the most part; however, there were a couple of cast members who were not that strong IMHO, and it was somewhat distracting. For example, one cast member seemed to be trying...continued

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30 reviews
30 stars
attended Jun 20 2009

Intense play. Strong performances. But I do agree with the review about the actress slipping into her English dialect.
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7 reviews
8 stars
attended Jun 25 2009

This was a terrific play. The acting was superb and the story was riveting. While the play was an emotional drama, it had elements of humor. From the opening scene to the last, it held the audience's attention with no "dead" spots. I highly...continued

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By Sam Shepard

Directed by Steve Scott

Featuring Ensemble Members Allison Batty, Maury Cooper and Linda Reiter

The story is as puzzling as it is deeply insightful. At ground level, the play resembles the realism and grotesquerie of many mid-century American playwrights. But underneath, its roots in ritual and its particular approach to monumental, timeless themes of human suffering — incest, murder, and rebirth — suggest something entirely different. With each new generation comes the hope of awakening from the disintegrating American Dream.