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Address: 111 West Main Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174
Phone Number: 630-587-8521
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Second floor, tiny theater. You can't get closer than this to the actors and the stage! Every seat is a good one. Each play I've seen there has been very enjoyable. Lots of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Second floor, tiny theater. You can't get closer than this to the actors and the stage! Every seat is a good one. Each play I've seen there has been very enjoyable. Lots of before theater restaurants nearby. Good parking.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We have seen a number of productions at this theater. One of our favorites is the currently running Veronica's Room. Wow, I was blown away. For those that have never been, this is a small venue, about 75 seats or so. With only 4 rows and some seating in the corners, the audience is very close to the stage making... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We live in St Charles and have season tickets so we are biased. Tiny, tiny theater so you can really see the actors. Quality of the acting is reasonable--in line with what you are paying. We enjoy it and would reccomend it.

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Thank TravelerSteve
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

love this theater, been coming for several years, just saw this production of the kids version of the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" so wonderful, such talent these young people have. keep up the good work and fine entertainment! love the feel of this theater every time I come, it is so small and intimate and has an "old fashioned" feel.... More 

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Thank Colette B
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This theater is so small, you would never believe it until you see it... Three and a half rows of seats! The actors are no more than a few feet away from you - so, you can see each and every grimace they make. Family atmosphere! Loved it.

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Thank LTH58
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

The theater itself leaves you wondering what you have stepped in to, but the quality of the shows are outstanding. And it is a very very small venue, so there are no bad seats. It was a great evening.

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Thank Dkhillman
Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

You are right up in the production. With only 4 rows of seating, very comfortable by the way, you get right up in the production. Its unlike any theater experience you have had before. The play wasy great and acting was sharp. I will get season tickets.

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Thank grg1106
Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 via mobile

We have been going to Steele Beam a few years. This is a local theater that puts on 6-7 plays in a year, with good variety to choose from. The theater is small and intimate. I especially enjoy the musicals that they perform. It is just amazing how many talented folks there are in the area and the professional quality... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Not a bad seat in the house. Wonderful space just steps away from local eateries with delish dishes and fab wine lists.

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Thank AngieB253
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Very cozy venue. You are right up front with the professional performers. Grab a beverage(adult available), sit back and enjoy great local theater in a tremendous , vibrant area on the Fox River.

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