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at N Troy St 3502 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
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You can park around the back of Chief O'Neill's restaurant. Dress casual. Dining nearby is plentiful. We like Chicken and Salad works for a quick meal. Chief O' Neill's is good for dinner, and Tanos has a good quick pizza.
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actor/bartender serves great drinks while watching
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"Toast of the Town"
8 ratings
3.9 average rating
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1 review
1 stars
attended Nov 03 2012

this play was really great and extremely funny! All of the actors and actresses were very professional and play their roles to a tee. I especially enjoyed the intimacy of the theater venue. I enjoyed the play immensely! The cast gets an A for...continued

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Scott S.
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4 stars
attended Dec 01 2012

very well done - some very funny scenes, really enjoyed. would recommend.

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38 reviews
13 stars
attended Nov 02 2012

Great energy but a bit too frenetic for our taste. Some lines were funny but delivered so quick it was hard to absorb. Terrific group of actors and staff though made for a nice evening out!

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“Scott OKen and Ernie Deak’s high-energy farce, first produced by the Factory Theater in 2005, works its comic chops on a number of levels … Toast of the Town is equally an homage to old-school comedy, with tips of the hat to fast-talking funnymen from the Marx Brothers to Benny Hill.” —Time Out Chicago (3 stars)
Toast of the Town is unapologetically loud and consciously over-the-top, and it works well that way. Kudos to the cast for keeping the high energy going for the entire duration of the play….You are riveted to the oddball happenings on stage and find yourself rooting for the characters, as they are all essentially good people. Go watch Toast of the Town if you enjoy laugh-a-minute humor and happy, if improbable, endings. Be prepared, however, for a lingering feeling of wishing that the theater industry in reality could be filled with this much affability and changes of heart.” —Chicago Theater Beat (3 stars)


Directed by Nick Digilio

Written by Ernie Deak and Scott OKen

This play contains mild adult situations.