Oliver 032813

Oliver! Reviews

Drury Lane Theatre (Oakbrook Terrace, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

104 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Elaine MD Red Velvet
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11 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 05 2013

Wonderful production! My only angst would be the seats we were assigned. Since I was a red Velvet member, I was hoping I would be getting good seats this time. I even bought the tickets weeks ahead of time. Unfortunately, the seats assigned...

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10 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 04 2013

The cast was excellent, we fully enjoyed the show.
The children were wonderful. And all the singers
did a great job!

I would see it again!

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended May 12 2013

Good musical numbers, but weak acting--played too small for the size of the theater. My family all had difficulty following the plot--actors raced through their lines. Protagonisits weren't "mean" enough so story lost momentum early on. Singing...continued

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2 reviews
16 stars
attended May 10 2013

The play was great! Wonderful music and great talent

Bonnie Z

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97 reviews
15 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

Wellll I can't take it away from them, if you're looking for a loud, colorful musical with lots of good songs and imaginative staging then this is it. Oliver! will always be to some extent a highly commercial vehicle since its American debut in...continued

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37 reviews
44 stars
attended May 19 2013

Excellent casting, thrilling production numbers, very fast paced. Great sight lines everywhere. Goldstar seat was 7th row dead center - doesn't get better than that!

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20 reviews
18 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

Really great show! My daughter thought it was an outstanding performance.

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18 reviews
13 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

Wonderful cast and the voices of all were amazing. This is NOT a show for children though. This play follows the original play and contains violence and some scary scenes that are not appropriate for kids. PG13 for sure. Otherwise this was an...continued

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deb
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17 reviews
4 stars
attended May 26 2013

Having been a big fan of the movie Oliver for many years, I was a concerned that this show would not live up to the magic of the film. I am happy to report that this show was fantastic. The sets captured the gritty feel of old London. The cast was...

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Ed
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14 reviews
2 stars
attended May 16 2013

Oliver is simply superb from beginning to end. This production would make Broadway jealous.

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13 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 04 2013

The musical play itself was awesome!!! Two thumbs up!!

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9 reviews
8 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

The performances of the actors playing Nancy and Fabian were outstanding. The Artful Dodger was excellent too. I love some of the songs: "Where is Love?" "I'd Do Anything For You," etc. The scenery is realistic. The musicians were...continued

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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

Wonderful rendition...spot on vocals, super scenery

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Red
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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 04 2013

Good show, very well done.

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8 reviews
2 stars
attended May 12 2013

Most enjoyable show from beginning to end. Well acted and staged. It definitely lives up to its billing.

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended May 15 2013

I did not attend this show, but I purchased tickets for two friends. They really enjoyed the show and could not thank me enough.

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended May 19 2013

I thought the songs were expertly delivered and the choreography of the young children was done very well. My only disappointment was the lack of passion in the overall show. I didn't feel the desolation of the orphans or of Marion.

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7 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 02 2013

Spectacular! Thank you very much for such an enjoyable performance.

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7 reviews
16 stars
attended May 30 2013

The acting and the singing were great. I was amazed at how these young boys did so well.
The Drury Lane Theatre is always a pleasure to go to. As a native New Yorker, who has seen many Broadway plays, I feel that I'm qualified to say that this...continued

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended May 05 2013

It was absolutely wonderful. The young man who played Oliver had a simply beautiful instrument. As always, Drury Lane put on an outstanding production.

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