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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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92 reviews
31 stars
The old Children's Memorial parking garage is no longer free (as of 7/1/16).
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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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"Resurrection Blues"
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3.8 average rating
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53 reviews
157 stars
attended Mar 27 2010

Photo-shooting a crucifixion? what an original idea!
American involvement in Banana republics of Latin America is the setting...Funny and witty - great entertainment!

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53 reviews
157 stars
attended Mar 27 2010

It's not a profound play, and the leader of the country provides too much comic relief and grimaces to be the bloody brutal dictator he is cracked up to be. But it tells a lot about the ever more cynical and brazen mercantilism of contemporary...continued

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28 reviews
44 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

The play has it problems and its high moments, worth seeing
the acting of the "serious" actors was great but the comic part of the dictator was a little overly hammed up. The actress in the TV director role was ridiculously overacting. The...continued

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High in the mountains of an unnamed dictatorship, a revolution is brewing. When the rebels’ messiah-like leader is captured, an American production company purchases the rights to televise his sentence: death by crucifixion. Published in 2002, Miller’s penultimate play brilliantly satirizes modern politics and faith in a media-obsessed society.