Venue Details

Mayslake Hall
at Mayslake Peabody Estate Forest Preserve 1717 West 31st St. Oak Brook, IL 60523
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3.1 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from Mark
28 events 19 reviews

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

reviewed Jan 30 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Lynn Nosek
20 events 9 reviews

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

reviewed Jan 30 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Barb G
10 events 8 reviews

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.

reviewed Feb 12 2014 report as inappropriate
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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

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