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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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4.0 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from Irma

Very creative concept; use of different languages and forms of communication to convey the language of love. Some parts of the play were too slow, i.e., delays during e-mail communication between the actors. Worth seeing.

reviewed May 17 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Mother of two

I really enjoyed this show. I thought the reflections on what love is -- does it reside in language, physicality, something else -- were very interesting, I thought the relationship between the sisters was well drawn and the acting was great.

reviewed Jun 06 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Very intereting and unusual play. I'm glad I went. I was a tad frustrated, however, that my sight line for the projected emails was interrupted by a light fixture. (Still not sure who the "Ram" character was writing to or what his first couple...continued

reviewed Jun 11 2009 report as inappropriate
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By Aditi Brennan Kapil

Directed by Sandy Shinner

A Chicago Premiere

One of the hottest new plays among regional theaters devoted to new work, Love Person is an intellectually intriguing love story about language as a portal and a barrier to human connection. Can love transcend sexual orientation, physical attraction, and social structure, and rely instead on the ways in which people communicate? Two couples, three cultures, and four languages blossom, break, sustain, repair, and flourish in this language laden love mystery, performed in American Sign Language, Sanskrit, English, and projected e-mail.

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