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Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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11 reviews
26 stars
The weather was Cool. I wore A sweater because the theater is a little cool.
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19 stars
I wore a sweater in the theater even though it was 80° outside..
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"Broadway Bound"
77 ratings
4.0 average rating
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12 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 30 2011

We enjoyed the play. The actors were outstanding and the play was serious but also very funny.

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51 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 12 2011

Loved it! Performances were great - funny, poignant. I think everyone can relate to this family and feel as if they're a part of it. The set really helped the show feel intimate. Go see it!

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13 reviews
10 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

It's always a joy to see Mike Nussbaum on the stage. The cast was OK, but the actress playing the mother was miscast. After viewing this, it is obvious that Neil Simon's work doesn't hold up. 20 years ago he was the the toast of Broadway, but...continued

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The original Broadway production of Broadway Bound ran for 756 performances from 1986 to 1988.


Called “a mesmerizing journey” by the New York Times, Neil Simon’s endearing classic comedy _Broadway Bound _received seven Tony Award nominations and was nominated for a 1987 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Set in the late 1940s in Brighton Beach, New York, _Broadway Bound _is the story of two brothers, Eugene and Stanley Jerome, who are determined to break into show business as professional comedy writers. When the brothers use the trials and tribulations of their dysfunctional family as inspiration for a radio comedy skit, the Jerome clan may never be the same.

Broadway Bound is a hilarious, warm and poignant tribute to family and the ties that bind.