Lifeline is all over the freakin’ NATION!!

Check it out Los Angeleños:  L.A. Theatre Works celebrates the 200th Anniversary of Pride and Prejudice with Christina Calvit’s acclaimed stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel, returning from the first leg of a 25-venue national tour for five performances, Nov. 15-18, at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater. There, the production will be recorded in front of a live audience for later broadcast on public radio and SiriusXM Satellite before heading back out on the road.  Read more here.

Meanwhile, Dallas Children’s Theater is currently in the midst of a national tour of their production of Rob Kauzlaric‘s adaptation of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith’s The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs. They’ll be hitting at least 30 states in their travels – you can see dates and locations here.

In other Ensemble news, our own Patrick Blashill is playing James Tyrone in Eclipse Theatre’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night beginning November 1st. Check him out:

Ensemble members Jim Grote, Katie McLean Hainsworth, and Chris Hainsworth performed Spooky-awesome Poe Stories to a sold-out crowd at the annual Glessner House Museum event on October 27th. Katie performed The Tell-Tale Heart and The Conqueror Worm, Jim did Berenice and The Raven, Chris did Annabel Lee and The Black Cat, and then all three performed Never Bet the Devil Your Head. Performances were at the venerable Clarke House (the oldest buiding in Chicago).

And there’s more Poe — that you still have time to see: Phil Timberlake and Rob Kauzlaric will be performing The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Cask of Amontillado at Uncommon Ground on Clark at 8pm on November 11th in conjunction with Chicago Opera Theater who will be singing some songs from their upcoming February production of The Fall of the House of Usher.

And last but not least, our Managing Director, Allison Cain, will be appearing in The Factory Theatre’s Toast of the Town, running Novemeber 2nd through December 15th.  Break legs, one and all!

Dorothy Milne

Artistic Director