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Mayslake Hall
at Mayslake Peabody Estate Forest Preserve 1717 West 31st St. Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-206-9566
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from G
13 events 12 reviews

Another glorious outdoors Shakespeare production by First Folio. Highly recommended. Cymbeline is transplanted to Civil War-era West Virginia, and it works fine. Nearly everyone in the cast assists in the music, and they are first-rate...continued

reviewed Jun 26 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Chuck V.
12 events 8 reviews

The venue is terrific, as usual; but, the story of Cymbeline set in Appalachia just did not work for me or my wife.
On the eve we were there, the "stage right" microphone was way out of sync with the other ones.
The setting mostly works, with the...continued

reviewed Jun 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Romeo
12 events 3 reviews

Everything about this intelligent adaptation was great. The Civil War era in Appalachia proved to be a perfect setting for Shakespeare's play. All the actors seemed perfectly cast. The music added a meaningful dimension, the settings were...continued

reviewed Jul 03 2013 report as inappropriate
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Adapted by First Folio Theatre’s executive director and Jeff Award-nominee David Rice

Music and Lyrics by David Rice and First Folio’s resident composer Michael Keefe

Michael Goldberg (The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing,__ A Midsummer Night’s Dream __at First Folio Theatre) directs this “Shakespeare Under the Stars” production.

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