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Victory Gardens Theater

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Great Theatre With A Conscience

This small Chicago Theatre is known for its consciousness raising, and many of the shows have panel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bonnie T
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Theatre inspires

What masterful story telling! Victory Gardens never shies away from the gut wrenching, to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Katherine Q
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Summit, Mississippi
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“Great Theatre With A Conscience”
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“Theatre inspires”
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Under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew, Victory Gardens is dedicated to artistic excellence while creating a vital, contemporary American Theater that is accessible and relevant to all people through quality productions of challenging...more
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2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-3717
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small Chicago Theatre is known for its consciousness raising, and many of the shows have panel speakers afterwards to discuss the impact and implications of the plays. We just saw Indecent there and lived it. Highly recommended.

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What masterful story telling! Victory Gardens never shies away from the gut wrenching, to the taboo, to the scary, to the intense. If you want to be challenged by theatre yous should give their seaons a look over. Their lobby events for certain shows allow...More

Thank Katherine Q
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We came here for "Queen" with a season ticket holder. Our first time, one of many for her. I can understand why she's here often! Ensemble-style play (so several very good actors, vs. a "star"). Really engaging theatre in every aspect, especially the story and...More

Thank jaz79h
Reviewed March 5, 2017

We went to see A Wonder in My Soul; if it's still playing, go see it! The play was wonderful, the players were amazing-loved the 2 leads, and the theater is wonderful. Three high school girls read their own poetry and that of Black women...More

Thank gayleh-k
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Great story. Enjoyed the script and the actors. Well done. Kudos to Calamity West and Marti Lyons. Well done.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We were fortunate to see the play, "Hand To God" and the cast was very good. The theater itself is very old and has a lot of history. Our seats were good and we could see and hear everything. We like that this theater is...More

Thank RAJ711
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We just saw the play, Hand to God at Victory Gardens. I hadn't been to the Biograph in a number of years, didn't realize that Victory Gardens had moved there. What a difference! The old theater was black on black, grubby and old, had a...More

Thank Merrily47
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We saw a play by VGT, held at the Music Box. It was about black women in LA trying to get bought as mistresses to rich white guys. Really well done. Can't wait to see what they do next!

Thank lchicagolaw
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Victory gardens has some great programs for teens,kids or adaults my daughter did a play writing class with robert cornilies for 3 years great learning opportunity and wonderful staff and fond memories

Thank luna6373
Reviewed March 1, 2016

We saw the play "Cocked" while in town over the weekend visiting our son and daughter in law. It was a 3 actor play with no intermission. All three actors made their respective portrayals very realistic. The theater itself was very nice and well preserved....More

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