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Oil Lamp Theater

1723 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2903
+1 847-834-0738
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Wonderful way to spend a snowy winter afternoon

A 60 seat theater in Glenview. We say "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" by Neil Simon. The 4 person cast... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
295MargeL
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Evanston, Illinois
Great Little Theater in Glenview!

The Oil Lamp Theater is a real find. You can bring your own wine to drink. They give you home made... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
stevencg56
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Glenview, Illinois
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1723 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2903
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

A 60 seat theater in Glenview. We say "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" by Neil Simon. The 4 person cast were terrific and intermissions to refill our wine glasses and munch on cookies and treats were a great treat.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The Oil Lamp Theater is a real find. You can bring your own wine to drink. They give you home made cookies and candy to eat there. You can bring it in while you are watching the play too. The plays are well done.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

What a great intimate theater! My friend raves about it. The venue probably holds about 72 people. The size tends to make the patron feel that they’re part of the play. I saw “Par for the Corpse.” It was a rapid moving and fun performance....More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Intimate stage where every seat is a good seat. My 2 girlfriends and I saw A Love Affair on 9.29. It was a romantic comedy performed by 5 well actors. The story was about the ups and downs of marriage with lots of clever lines...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed another show at the Oil Lamp Theater. This one, the Faculty Lounge, was set in a school, showing what the teachers go through with their students. There is a mix of laughter, tears, amazement and fun with a wonderfully diverse performers. Another 5 star...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

A very small venue with great shows and talent. BYOB for before show drinks at bar and lounge area and enjoy their cookies, M&Ms, and nuts. Door man awaits you and Keith the owner is usually behind the bar ready to uncork your wine. Keep...More

Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have been to several shows in this intimate theater and all have been well worth the trip. They do a mixture of serious and funny plays with a small semi pro cast. The theater is in a shopfront with one store being the entrance...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Very small theater with great ambiance, extremely talanted troup. treats in foyer are nice touch. We enjoyed a lot and will come back!

Thank Lena R
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Oil Lamp is located downtown Glenview in a restaged restaurant space. The original bar, next to an old fashion parlor, can provide wine glasses, if you BYOB. The Oil Lamp has seasonal drinks like hot chocolate,or cider, which they offer patrons, as well as dishes...More

Thank patsyt41
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Imagine if you were invited to someone's home to see a play performed by a small cast with big talent. That is what it is like to experience a play at the Oil Lamp. Located in the heart of Glenview in a remodeled site that...More

Thank ThirdStarToTheRight
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