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Sunset Boulevard

Drury Lane Theatre (Oakbrook Terrace, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

134 ratings
4.2 average rating
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58 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Good, a lot of entertainment for the price. I found show, or production, less than spellbinding considering the themes of madness and Hollywood surrealism with which it... continued

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33 reviews
52 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

Christine Sherrill is scintillating, captivating, and sensational as Norma Desmond.

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25 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 09 2013

Singing voices were OK and a couple of good songs but most were very
non-memorable. Couldn't really connect with most of the characters.
Certainly not Weber's best musical.

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20 reviews
18 stars
attended Jan 25 2013

Drury Lane always comes through. All the actors were outstanding (both acting and singing). The sets were really well done, as always. Can't say I found the music/songs... continued

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19 reviews
14 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Sunset Boulevard has a little darker tone to it but I thought the music was enchanting. The two lead actors were excellent both in the singing and the acting.

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17 reviews
8 stars
attended Feb 03 2013

Great singing, great casting, everyone is upbeat and very energetic. This show has some surprisingly good updated touches to keep it from being a tired old show. Norma... continued

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14 reviews
14 stars
attended Jan 31 2013

very good singing.and acting.Its a diferent style of play but performed well

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13 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 31 2013

Very exciting, fast moving and fun production.

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12 reviews
16 stars
attended Feb 10 2013

The production was phenomenal, the story/book is meh. The actors were flawless and Christine Sherrill was INSANE (in the best way possible) as Norma. Her voice is... continued

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12 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 25 2013

We expected far more than what this production gave us (which was a lead who overacted and oversang her role and was not convincing, a butler who did not sing a note in... continued

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31 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 16 2013

A little comedy, a lot of drama. The first few music numbers were a little difficult to follow so if you don't know the underlying story you will be a bit lost. The... continued

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11 reviews
19 stars
attended Mar 17 2013

I love the treatment and attention to details that Drury Lane lavishes upon their productions. Norma Desmond was fabulous as was Joe & Max

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10 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 28 2013

Good casting, directing, acting, music, staging, and costuming. All very accomplised actors and actresses. I was just a little disappointed at times with Christine... continued

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9 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 02 2013

The play was first rate. The cast did a wonderful job.

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8 reviews
15 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Good production with great actors. I've been to countless musicals and thought the acting was some of the best I've seen in a smaller theater. The lead actress was... continued

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 23 2013

Sunset BOULevard! What can I say? They did a great job with this film noir-turned musical. The leads all sang beautifully and they sounded great in Drury Lane's theater.

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8 reviews
10 stars
attended Mar 17 2013

venue is old and old school, overdecorated, dated and tired - the performance was good, the voices very powerful. Direction was as bombastic as the materical required -... continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 08 2013

Christine Sherrill and Will Ray are both outstanding. Dara Cameron was very fine... great voices... and then ....Don Richard over played ...

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 25 2013

The production was very well done, but the story line itself is very dark - so I can't say I loved it.

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6 reviews
8 stars
attended Feb 09 2013

Drury Lane's musicals are always packed with talent, and they are therefore worth seeing. Sunset Boulevard, which I had never seen before except for the original film... continued

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