Tips for Oil Lamp Theater

1723 Glenview Road Glenview IL 60025
4.6 by 271 members
Oil Lamp Theater 4.581180811808119 out of 5 271

58 Oil Lamp Theater Tips

  • Casual 1
  • Parking is free 1
  • Dine before you go 1
Yelena Maclinovsky
Get there 40 - 1 hr. ahead of time to get the good seats.
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We went to Sri Siam Thai just a few minutes away on Waukegan and it was SO good. Highly recommend it.
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I wore a sundress, husband wore black jeans, button down and dress shoes..
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Venue was great! Free snacks, nice lobby area....the only negative is the seats...they are folding chairs with worn out cushions...caused numb butt, not just for us, but we saw many seated in front of us shifting in their seats frequently trying to get comfortable. I did see someone brought a seat cushion...so they must have had past experience at this venue.
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Bring a comfortable cushion to sit on, and a fan. Bring a bottle of wine, there is no corkage fee! Also, cookies, candy and nuts were provided for free.
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Parking lot is very small, but there is some street parking
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They have their own parking by the teater
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The weather was Sunny.
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snacks, pop, water available for free and BYOB if you wish
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Keith is a great host--welcomes you with a smile and chats with you if you wish. His background is very interesting.
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Always an event to attend a show at this quaint 60 seat theater. I've never been disappointed in the 6 or 7 plays I've seen there.
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Best kept secret in Chicagoland theater, but word of mouth is increasing the attendance.
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If you haven't been to Oil Lamp Theatre before, be prepared to be welcomed like an old friend--complete with homemade cookies.
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Always an event to be there. Keith, the owner, oftentimes director, and artistic director, is always welcoming, positive and fun to speak with. The plays he chooses are terrific and the acting is superb. I attend anything I can there. Treat yourself!
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Cookies, trail mix and coke products available at no cost!
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There's a smallish lot adjacent to the bldng., but it's in downtown Glenview, so street parking is available nearby.
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Sandra Soto Red Velvet
The theatre is very cozy and elegant. They provided snacks consisting of yummy snicker doodle cookies, mixed nuts, and m&ms. It was a nice Sunday afternoon for the four of us.
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