26 N Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014


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March 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Directed by Michele Vazquez

MARCH 27 – MAY 9


Admission: $39.50*
RaueNOW Member Price (30% OFF!): $27.65*
Students (18 yrs and under): $6
College Student Tickets (with valid ID): $10**




Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in this hilarious comedy of good intentions and bad manners.

When a questionable fence line puts a prize-worthy garden in jeopardy, neighborly rivalry escalates into an all-out border dispute, challenging everyone’s notions of race, privilege, class, and good taste. 

Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a long-standing fence line soon spirals into an all-out war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement. The hilarious results guarantee no one comes out smelling like a rose.


“A lighthearted comedy with some heavier threads woven through for just the right amount of heft.”
– Broadway World

“A comedy planted in difficult, painful issues.”
– Chicago Tribune

“Native Gardens is a true breath of comic fresh air.”
—DC Theatre Scene

“An UTTER DELIGHT. One of the most fun, funniest shows I’ve seen…Do yourself a favor and SEE IT!”
—PerformInk Chicago


March 27, 28 | April 3, 4, 10, 11, 24, 25 | May 1, 2, 8, 9 @ 8p
March 29 | April 4, 5, 11, 26 | May 2, 9 @ 2p


Running Time: TBD
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Live Theater/Comedy

*Additional fees and restrictions may apply. Prices may vary depending on zone. Student tickets must be purchased through Raue Box Office (not available online). **College tickets (ages 18-27) must be purchased with a valid ID. Please note, a $7 facility fee will be added to all orders


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