Victory Gardens Theater Collection

Institution: Chicago Public Library - Harold Washington Library Center
Address:
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-747-4300
Website
Date: 1974-2010
Extent: 21 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
Victory Gardens Theater is a theater in Chicago, Illinois dedicated to the development and production of new plays and playwrights. The theater was founded in 1974 when seven Chicago artists, Warren Casey, Cordis Heard, Roberta Maguire, Mac McGuinnes, Cecil O'Neal, June Pyska─Źek, and David Rasche each fronted $1,000 to start a company outside the Chicago Loop. The theater's first production, The Velvet Rose, by Stacy Myatt premiered on October 9, 1974.

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