Venue Details

835 Star Starred
Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630-530-8300
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Goldstar Member
Very easy access and free parking, which is wonderful!
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Goldstar Member
Very casual is fine
info Feb 12 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Food is very good and priced very reasonably.
info Feb 13 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The theater and banquet rooms are beautiful and service is great.
info Feb 13 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The only drawback is the seats are tooooo narrow.!
info Feb 15 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Didn't eat there this time but when we have the food was fine
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Reviews & Ratings

42 ratings
4.3 average rating
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28 events
23 reviews
57 stars
attended Feb 13 2010

I liked the production but the idea that these two people were poison for each other really didn't come through very well. I never saw the movie version but I have seen... continued

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 04 2010

I enjoyed the show. The actress who played Fanny Brice got stronger as the show went on. It was very enjoyable and the seats were good.

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46 events
28 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 11 2010

The lead was great and the rest of the cast was good. It made for a very enjoyable afternoon!

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Description

Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne Fanny Brice and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nicky Arnstein.

The musical was produced by Ray Stark, who was Brice’s son-in-law via his marriage to her daughter Frances, and starred Barbra Streisand. The production was nominated for eight Tony Awards but, facing tough competition from Hello, Dolly!, it failed to win in any categories.