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Oil Lamp Theater

1723 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2903
+1 847-834-0738
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Another great show

Enjoyed another show at the Oil Lamp Theater. This one, the Faculty Lounge, was set in a school... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David M
Glenview, Illinois
via mobile
Secret suburban theater

A very small venue with great shows and talent. BYOB for before show drinks at bar and lounge area... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Diane K
Glenview, Illinois
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1723 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2903
+1 847-834-0738
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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
Reviewed 30 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
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
Reviewed 13 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
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
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We visited for the first time in March for a Sunday matinee performance of "Proof". The entire experience was surprisingly good. We were welcomed warmly at the door and the lobby area is comfortable and pleasant. Corkage and glassware is complimentary, as are nut snacks...More

Thank KentM959
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The theater is very small but very pleasant. It s not world class or trend setting, so I would not recommend a special trip to the north suburbs just to see a play there.... but for locals who enjoy good and easy theater and don't...More

Thank taiya2015
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I am a subscriber and donor for Oil Lamp Theater. This is a non-profit operation and like many other theaters need donations. It is a small theater formerly a storefront. The lobby consists of a bar and an area set up as a parlor (for...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took my parents visiting from out of town to the Bleacher Bums show a few weeks ago. This was our first visit with plans for many more visits in the future. We live down the street and glad to know this...More

Thank Robert S
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