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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 17 members
Review from pmm
1 event 1 review

The play was extremely well done--acting and directing exceptional. My husband and I knew the play fairly well; this adaptation was fresh and enthusiastic yet brought out both the class and gender issues present in the original.

reviewed Dec 04 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 alan johnson
11 events 8 reviews

With all the financial and political misbehaving who doesn't miss the good old days of sexual bad behavior. Marriage of Figaro is just the ticket. Laugh and admire the gourgeous and perfect actors who are at their best.

reviewed Dec 19 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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