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Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater
Formerly the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater 2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-871-3000
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 277 members
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Red Velvet 96 events 72 reviews

Great, always great!! A touching story acted so well you do not even realize they are acting at all. This version of “It’s A Wonderful Life” is a must-see and has a permanent place on my calendar.

reviewed Nov 25 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from BP
Red Velvet 96 events 72 reviews

I love the Biograph and when I had the opportunity to see "It's a Wonderful Life" there I could not pass it up. The acting was splendid and the set well done to remind us of the time period of the story. This was a "preview" but you would never...continued

reviewed Nov 28 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Noredia Alile
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From the Frank Capra classic, based on the story short

“The Greatest Gift” by Philip Van Doren Stern

Directed by Marty Higginbotham

From the original director and Ensemble that bring this holiday tradition to Chicago since 2004. Join the American Blues family as we take you back to a 1940s radio broadcast of Frank Capra’s holiday classic—It’s a Wonderful Life with live Foley sound effects, an original score, and a stellar cast of eight that bring the entire town of Bedford Falls to life. From the moment you walk through the doors, you will be transported back to the Golden Age of Radio and experience the story of George Bailey like never before.

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