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Lifeline Theatre

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Good things come in small packages

This is one of the smallest spaces I've ever seen, but Lifeline produces the most amazing plays... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Jody N
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Barrington, Illinois
Great little theatre--but dress warmly!

Been here many times, today for Fillet of Solo story-telling. It's a very intimate theatre, way... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
jaz79h
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Evanston, Illinois
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26 Feb 2018
“Good things come in small packages”
29 Jan 2017
“Great little theatre--but dress warmly!”
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is one of the smallest spaces I've ever seen, but Lifeline produces the most amazing plays here. Their specialty is adapting literary works to the stage, notably Jane Austen, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Terry Pratchett. I've seen several of their original plays, too, and...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Been here many times, today for Fillet of Solo story-telling. It's a very intimate theatre, way more often than not with engaging productions. The heating system is noisy, so they tend to run it sparingly--and in fact put blankets out. Dress warmly!

Thank jaz79h
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Lifeline is a small }black box" theater with a long history of wonderful work. In their latest work: Miss Sherlock Holmes, possessor of one of the greatest deductive minds of her generation, finds herself regularly incarcerated for behaviors deemed abnormal in a “respectable” lady. Miss...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 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...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 3 October 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...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 1 June 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...More

Thank travelingdoc42
Reviewed 3 November 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...More

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Reviewed 17 June 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...More

Thank chicagoflygirls
Reviewed 24 March 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...More

Thank chubbywillie55
Reviewed 29 September 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...More

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