Denmark

Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre
2433 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The inaugural production at Victory Gardens at the Biograph is the world premiere of Charles Smith's Denmark, a historical drama about freed slave and insurrectionist Denmark Vesey. With his distinctive flair, Smith explores the relationship between our commitment to fulfill our personal hopes and dreams, versus our obligation to a greater public good during a time when the need for that greater public good is dire. In 1822, Denmark Vesey used his new earnings as a carpenter not to free the woman he loved but to plan a slave uprising in Charleston, South Carolina. S C H E D U L E Previews Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM Sunday at 3:00 PM Opening Nights Gala Opening: Saturday, October 14 at 8:00 PM Press Opening: Sunday, October 15 at 3:00 PM Regular Run Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM Friday at 8:00 PM Saturday at 5:00 PM and 8:30 PM Sunday at 3:00 PM Exceptions There are no shows scheduled for Tuesday, October 17 or Tuesday, October 31. On Wednesday, November 1 there is a 2:00 PM matinee in lieu of the regularly scheduled 7:30 PM show. On Wednesday, November 8 there is a 2:00 PM matinee in addition to the regularly scheduled 7:30 PM show.

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