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137 Star Starred
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
773-404-7336
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3.7 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from LeeZee
62 events 30 reviews

Kudos to this company for bringing us early Mamet and an era difficult to recreate for its attitudes and inter-personal relationships. Three of the actors were eerily on the mark seemingly natural, unforced and unactorly in their portrayals. The...continued

reviewed May 31 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from CFM
42 events 7 reviews

Mamet can be hard to take, but this production hit an excellent balance of darkness and humor; the actors were outstanding.

reviewed Jun 20 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Danny Glenn
6 events 4 reviews

The actors were wonderful, very committed to characters and story without overdoing it. I give it 4 stars on a 4-star scale!!! A++++

reviewed Jun 11 2009 report as inappropriate
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Mamet’s wickedly funny comedy of manners comes home to the Organic, where it had its world premiere in 1974.  Sexual Perversity follows a quartet of twenty-somethings as they trawl through the city’s nightlife searching for a connection in a world obsessed with image and identity.   Finding poetry in everyday speech, Mamet explores the war between men and women with wicked humor and gleeful vulgarity in a play the New York Times calls “a vicious satire of a world run amok with permissiveness.”

On this outrageous double-bill, Mamet’s rarely seen Bobby Gould in Hell follows the conniving movie-mogul from Speed the Plow as he (quite literally) confronts his demons.  Plucked out of bed and, still in his pajamas, plunked down in the Waiting Room of the Hereafter, Bobby takes forced march through his morally bankrupt past that creates a hilariously odd bond between Bobby and his fishing-loving Interrogator. 

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