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Lifeline Theatre, Chicago

#116 of 158 in Nightlife in Chicago
Theater · Concert / Show
Over the course of 35 years, Lifeline Theatre has made not only an indelible mark on the Chicago theatre scene, but an invaluable contribution to the theatre world at large. Lifeline’s dedicated artistic ensemble has developed nearly 150 world premiere literary adaptations and 15 original plays, 32 of which have had a life beyond their Lifeline premieres, with nearly 300 subsequent productions spread across more than 40 U.S. states, 6 Canadian provinces, as well as in England, Ireland, Australia, South Africa, and Guatamala. Additionally, threee scripts developed at Lifeline Theatre have gone on to U.S. national tours, and 11 have been published.
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  • I took my 11 year old grandson to see “The Man Who Was Thursday” and we both enjoyed this play very much. The acting and staging was excellent, ticket prices for a senior and student very reasonable.....  more »
  • the show i saw most recently was "the man who was thursday" but i've seen dozens of shows at this theater. they specialize in converting literature into plays on their own terms rather than using...  more »
  • Outstanding performances in intimate space. Helpful box office staff and house manager. Nice selection of snacks and beverages in lobby. Free shuttle to parking lot. Close to CTA Morse Red Line L stop. Plenty of restaurants and bars nearby.
  • I've been to 4 shows here (one was even a musical) and they always exceed expectations. The seats are narrow and the theater gets cold, but it's really the best community theater I've seen in a long time.

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