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Address: 877 Main St, Antioch, IL 60002-1508
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+1 847-395-3433
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 20:00
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Palette, Masque and Lyre Inc (PM&L Theatre) has been a staple of...

Palette, Masque and Lyre Inc (PM&L Theatre) has been a staple of entertainment in downtown Antioch for six decades. Formed in 1960, our community theatre has grown from its humble beginnings in a converted vaudeville venue to a modern facility built to delight our audiences of all ages. PM&L runs a full season of plays, musicals and comedies each year drawn from our rich tradition while always introducing fresh contemporary and modern shows. In 2015 we acquired the building next door in order to convert it to Tribute Hall, a fresh new lounge and concessions area. We're proud to be part of the Antioch and Lake County community and invite you to visit and see the enjoyment of live entertainment for yourself. Listed hours are for our box office only, performances are on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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Local theater provides opportunities for local actors.

Performers at P M & L are not paid. These are volunteer performances. Shows are well done but some performers are not well trained. Small intimate theater-all good seats.

Reviewed 18 March 2017
LindaTerese
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Performers at P M & L are not paid. These are volunteer performances. Shows are well done but some performers are not well trained. Small intimate theater-all good seats.

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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We subscribe to many different theater seasons, but this one is consistently enjoyable. We have been subscribed here for 3 years and will continue to enjoy the great performances here. Thank you all for your efforts!

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Wadsworth, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We are season ticket holders so get to see a great play every few months for a reasonable price. Some are great but all are good. We pick a local restaurant each time.

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Algonquin
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I went there recently with a date for a play. We had a nice time and the venue was nice. Though small, the place felt very comfortable.

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Thank Jim C
WGFinley, Public Relations Manager at PM&L Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review Jim, we hope to see you back soon! More 

Antioch, Illinois
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy theater in real life then this is a place to see several plays one that I had seen was my favorite movie fiddler on the Roof a smashing performance with the entire crew great singing and very comfy seating. A must see if you come to Antioch.

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Thank kimberlyp343
WGFinley, Public Relations Manager at PM&L Theatre, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for your extremely kind review Kimberly. We hope to see you back again soon for Season 56! More 

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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

For a small local theater it offers wonderful performances and a wide variety of theater genre. I highly recommend it for a wonderful evening of entertainment.

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Thank 451kristineb
WGFinley, Public Relations Manager at PM&L Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your very kind review Kristine. We think our lineup for next season is a great mix as well and hope to see you back soon! More 

Antioch, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We have gone a couple of times and have not disappointed. We saw The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee a few years back and also Shrek within the last year. Antioch is really lucky to have such an amazing little gem of a theatre. My only wish is that there would be more affordable seating, such as family matinees?... More 

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Thank Ana R
WGFinley, Public Relations Manager at PM&L Theatre, responded to this review

We think we're pretty lucky too with such great patrons and support from folks like yourself Ana. We hope to have you back soon. We know there's a lot of competition for your entertainment dollar, being a small theatre though we don't have much opportunity for discounting as we tend to run so full for most of our popular shows... More 

Antioch
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Have seen several shows here and they never disappoint! The cast is very talented and you can tell they have fun while entertaining.

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Thank Melissa F
WGFinley, Public Relations Manager at PM&L Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the very kind review Melissa, we hope to see you again very soon! More 

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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Get involved! Behind the scenes or audition! The plays are always great! Small cozy theater! Season tickets are a great deal. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance. Parking behind the theater!

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Thank KnowQuality
WGFinley, Director of Sales at PM&L Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! We look forward to seeing you again for another show! More 

Antioch, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I have had the privilege to attend several production at PM & L. The intimate setting allows the audience to enjoy any production as if it was being performed just for you. I have enjoyed the variety of genre presented.

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WGFinley, Public Relations Manager at PM&L Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Nanette, we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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