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Lifeline Theatre

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Address: 6912 N Glenwood Ave, Glenwood & Morse, Chicago, IL 60626
Phone Number: (773) 761-4477
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Great small theatre with fantastic performance

My husband and I very much enjoyed the Northanger Abbey play we saw at the theatre this weekend. The theatre is small but the performance was absolutely great. They keep the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane K
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I very much enjoyed the Northanger Abbey play we saw at the theatre this weekend. The theatre is small but the performance was absolutely great. They keep the temperature low - but a nice touch is that they provide blankets to keep you warm. Great venue.

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Thank Diane K
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Sweet, funny, sincere I love this little theater. The actors always look like they are having so much fun. There isn't a bad seat in the house and it is absolutely amazing how ingenious are the sets given the limitations of the space. All productions are at least good, many are terrific.

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Thank Nancy E
Barrington, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a review of a preview showing of “Soon I will be Invincible”. We love this theater, its actors and staff, so it pains me to be to be negative about this particular production. Nothing seemed to work: not the projections on back screen (unrecognizable from seat B12): not the campy costumes (a too tight, lumpy outfit for heroine,... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are regular theater goers- but recently mostly to Broadway, West End and a couple of downtown Chicago theaters. This tiny (less than 100 seats) theater reminded us more of the great summer theater productions we used to go to at nearby Northwestern University –indeed is was founded by a group from Northwestern. The theater is in an old former... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

For 10 years we have been subscribers to both the children's series and the regular series. Monstrous Regiment, the novel from fantasy writer Terry Pratchett's Discworld, is now playing and is probably sold out. Lifelines writers, literary adaptors and actors are the best in the world. If you love theater, subscribe to Lifeline. It is a small theater, so act... More 

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St Paul, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My wife and I were just there to see a Tale of Two Cities. Excellent performance by all actors involved, try to make this show before it ends. Easy to miss this theater since it is down the alley but very unique inside. The narrow theater has about 100 seats and all have a good view. We loved our experience... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Saw their production of The Killer Angels; OUTSTANDING from top to bottom! We'll start with the support staff. My wife uses a wheel chair and from making special parking available to the theater manager (A delightful young lady named "Mo") giving us a heads up as to how we should position the chair to see the actors as they move... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This small theatre produces consistantly high quality, very interesting plays. what their designers and directors do in this limited space is truly inspirational! Give them a look

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Thank Sherlockian
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

I've been to this theatre multiple times, and it is always a great cultural experience.

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Thank Sabrina M
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Lifeline specializes in literary adaptations for children and adults. The work is creative and energetic.

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