Venue Details

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Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630-530-8300
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Sunday brunch is available onsite before the Sunday matinee. I didn't have it, so can't comment on it. Parking is ample and free, just steps from the theater.
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The weather was sunny.. I wore a skirt and sweater to the Sunday matinee." Nice casual" was the usual dress..
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Reviews & Ratings

77 ratings
4.0 average rating
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12 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 30 2011

We enjoyed the play. The actors were outstanding and the play was serious but also very funny.

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11 reviews
8 stars
attended Jul 28 2011

Thoroughly enjoyable theatre experience. The acting was superb and the setting was very unique and worked well. Overall, the play was quite good, though more serious than expected, but there was sufficient comedic humor to keep it from being...continued

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 12 2011

This was not my cup of tea. Nothing wrong with acting, subject matter just was uninteresting and I thought boring. My companion and I left during intermission as well as many others. Drury lane Oakbrook Theater is also very uncomfortable as far as...continued

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Website

http://www.drurylaneoakbrook.com/live_theatre/now_playing.php

Quotes & Highlights

The original Broadway production of Broadway Bound ran for 756 performances from 1986 to 1988.

Description

Called “a mesmerizing journey” by the New York Times, Neil Simon’s endearing classic comedy _Broadway Bound _received seven Tony Award nominations and was nominated for a 1987 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Set in the late 1940s in Brighton Beach, New York, _Broadway Bound _is the story of two brothers, Eugene and Stanley Jerome, who are determined to break into show business as professional comedy writers. When the brothers use the trials and tribulations of their dysfunctional family as inspiration for a radio comedy skit, the Jerome clan may never be the same.

Broadway Bound is a hilarious, warm and poignant tribute to family and the ties that bind.