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Mayslake Hall
at Mayslake Peabody Estate Forest Preserve 1717 West 31st St. Oak Brook, IL 60523
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44 events
8 reviews
14 stars
Free and convenient parking and easily located east of Highway 83
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6 reviews
3 stars
There is plenty of free parking. ...
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"Rough Crossing"
7 ratings
3.1 average rating
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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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7 reviews
9 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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2 reviews
21 stars
attended Jan 29 2014

False Advertising:

The play was not very funny at all, and left me very disappointed. I will never believe the advertising for First Folio again, since it was a lie in this instance. Plus, the owner of First Folio, David Rice, is not that good...continued

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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

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.