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There are lots of casual dining options on Lake St (one block S) in case you want to eat indoors before the show.
The Importance of Being Earnest dining Aug 01 2014 star this tip starred
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It's a good idea to get early and score seats up front. We thought we did, but then a couple decided to sit down right in front of us in packable chairs!
Hamlet info Jul 07 2014 star this tip starred
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34 ratings
4.2 average rating
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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 29 2014

The stage was fabulous as was the costuming. There were two problems that the production can correct. One was the sun. Just draw an isle down the middle having people sit on either side and the sun will not be in their eyes. The second was the...continued

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 17 2014

The venue was OK, the actors superb, the weather a little cool. I have seen Hamlet several times and this is the first time that I cried when Hamlet died. The transformation of Ophelia was totally incredible, did not seem like the same actress.

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53 reviews
31 stars
attended Jul 10 2014

Once again, OPFT does Shakespeare better than the big guys. This Hamlet was 100 times better than CST's and Writers' productions a few years ago. The actor who played Hamlet was excellent, and the correct age, unlike both of those other...continued

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About the Ticket Supplier: Oak Park Festival Theatre

Oak Park Festival Theatre has been presenting Shakespeare and other classic plays under the stars in beautiful Austin gardens since 1975, making them the oldest outdoor professional theatre company in the Midwest devoted to the classics. As of Fall 2010, they also produce shows in fall and spring at The Performance Center on Madison Street in Oak Park. Oak Park Festival Theatre is dedicated to presenting quality productions at a reasonable price, in a relaxed atmosphere just a short distance away from the bustle of Chicago's loop. Join them for an enchanted evening of entertainment.