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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 12 members
Review from SoniaL

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

reviewed May 30 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Allison McC

A play that explores how the actions of family members effect the rest of the family, both short and long term. A good production that was put together well and each actor committed to their role. High praise to the gentleman who played Dodge....continued

reviewed Jun 26 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Barry Lippa

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

reviewed Jun 25 2009 report as inappropriate
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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.

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