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Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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15 reviews
95 stars
The weather was rainy and cool. I wore a sweater and was comfortable both walking from the parking lot to the theater and inside during the show..
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5 stars
The weather was Cold, windy, snowy. I wore Dress and sweater .
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"Hot Mikado"
78 ratings
4.4 average rating
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11 reviews
37 stars
attended Aug 15 2010

I would give the talent and the set / theater each 5 stars!!! I give the writing / plot zero stars. Song writing 3 stars. Excellent singing, choreography / dancing, and even tremendous tap dancing! I really liked the actors given the pathetic...continued

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7 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 04 2010

Five star, first-rate production - you can always count on Drury Lane Oak Brook........ loved it!!! The fun, energy and talent on stage (and the musicians) were fabulous - don't miss this one or you'll be sorry....

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 21 2010

Terrific show right from the amazing opening dance to the highly spirited conclusion. Silly plot, but the terrific, enthusiastic performances and exceptional choreography makes the plot not matter. The dancing is as wonderful as one can find...continued

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Directed by David Bell


East meets West head-on in this hilarious 1940s-style update of a Gilbert and Sullivan favorite with music transmuted into blues, swing, hot gospel, scorching torch songs and a homage to the Andrew Sisters’ that is a show-stopper. This tap-dancing, zoot-suited comedy  is certain to provide the ideal evening out for the whole family.

Drury Lane has benefited from the unique vision of David Bell since the very beginning: In 1984 he directed the company’s first show, _Give My Regards to Broadway. _David’s international credits include London and Broadway successes as well as countless awards.

Having directed and choreographed 10 productions of Hot Mikado, David says of the experience, “There is something about the high octane – “Zoot Suited” swing dancing, the diverse rhythm and Blues, Gospel and Big Band score, and the good-natured old-fashioned clowning – that has captured the imagination of. . .audiences over the years.”