Venue Details

133 Star Starred
Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater
Formerly the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater 2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614
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1 review
2 stars
There were no restrictions on bringing concessions into the theatre.
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32 reviews
15 stars
The day we went the play was sold out. Be sure to check before you go if you think you can just walk in and they will have tickets, not necessarily so.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Whale"
42 ratings
4.5 average rating
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49 events
6 reviews
18 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

This is an above average evening at the theater. Very good all the way around. Could have have been a little shorter though.

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Andrea L
212 events
104 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

This play was much better to Samuel Hunter's earlier, A Bright New Boise, that I enjoyed. While there were a few two many overly broad metaphors about whales and water and life, the story did make me think, and also had a wonderful dramatic...continued

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52 events
14 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

Great performance. Complex plot wonderfully acted by excellent cast. Paul Calandra's portrayal of the obese Charlie was superb.

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Written by Samuel D. Hunter

Directed by Joanie Schultz

This play contains adult language and situations. Parental discretion is advised.