Venue Details

Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 17 members
Review from Mo in Chicago
Red Velvet 250 events 168 reviews

Cute farce. Actors did a really good job. Set design/Use of space was clever and well thought out. Costumes were set to the period and aesthetically pleasing to look at. Well written and well done!

reviewed Dec 12 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from GeorgiePorgie
Red Velvet 81 events 40 reviews

This averages to four stars, because the first act was five star, and the second act was three star. The first act was fun, peppy, and the woman playing the countess had impeccable comic timing. The second act dragged just a little, but that was...continued

reviewed Dec 18 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from LeeZee
62 events 30 reviews

Rather boring and non-descript performance. Most evident spark of talent, personality and believability belonged to "Francesca." This was a forced farce and very disappointing. To sign off on a more pleasant note, Costumes were right on.

reviewed Dec 27 2008 report as inappropriate
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“Should not be missed” —Chicago Sun-Times
Performances on 12/6 and 12/10 include a lecture and post-show talkback.


Figaro must outwit the Count’s lustful advances towards his fiance and when his plotting reveals several other sexual games, the night culminates in mistaken identities and deliciously funny farce. Ranjit Bolt pens this retelling of Beaumarchais’ play made famous in opera form by Mozart.

Performances on 12/6 and 12/10 include a lecture and post-show talkback.

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