Venue Details

101 Star Starred
Mayslake Hall
at Mayslake Peabody Estate Forest Preserve 1717 West 31st St. Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Member Tips

They still have free bug spray available near the concession table. Come early and bring your dinner. Make sure your folding chair from home is comfy--Shakespeare is never a short evening!
info Jun 27 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

7 ratings
4.3 average rating
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9 events
6 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 27 2013

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... continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 03 2013

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... continued

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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.

About the Ticket Supplier: First Folio Theatre

First Folio Theatre brings the Classics to the suburbs of Chicago. Enjoy Shakespeare-under-the-Stars all summer long in the sylvan setting of the Mayslake Peabody Estate. Bring a blanket, a lawnchair, and a picnic, and thrill to the best of the Bard. In the winter, take in other classics in the intimate chamber theater, located in the formal library of Mayslake Hall.