Venue Details

115 Star Starred
Mayslake Hall
at Mayslake Peabody Estate Forest Preserve 1717 West 31st St. Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-206-9566
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Reviews & Ratings

"Rough Crossing"
7 ratings
3.1 average rating
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28 events
19 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 30 2014

This farce with English accents is suitable for a 45 minute sketch on TV but not a two hour production because the story is so simple (and simple minded). Sure, there's a few laughs but it is too long and repetitive. Besides, I had problems...continued

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Lynn Nosek
20 events
9 reviews
17 stars
attended Jan 30 2014

Great seats-beautiful location although it was hard to hear some actors on stage.

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8 events
8 reviews
11 stars
attended Feb 12 2014

Sorry, but didn't like the story plot. Sat in back and couldn't understand all the lines plus actors talked fast. Usually, enjoy Mayslake's plays but this one was not interesting.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Filled with verbal pyrotechnics, shameless puns, outrageous literary allusions … ineffably charming.” —Chicago Tribune
“Alison C. Vesely’s sharply timed staging boasts a first-rate cast of clowns … a welcome comedic voyage.”  —Chicago Tribune
“Inspired lunacy handled with master clownery…laugh-out-loud hysterical!”  —Chicago Sun-Times, Highly Recommended

Comedian Margaret Cho Blue Man Group Chicago <em>STOMP</em> <em>Crazy For You</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>The Illusionists -- Live From Broadway</em> Joffrey Ballet's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>My Fair Lady</em> Ballet Chicago's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</em>