The Summer of Love!!

Lifeline recently bid sad adieu to the phenomenal intern class of Summer 2014: Left to right: Julianna Donaher (directing major at DePaul), Browyn Sherman (recent graduate from Loyola), Claudia Roy (acting major, Columbia), Martin Hanna (acting major ISU), Emily Wills (acting major, Northwestern), and Bo Johnson (Comedy Writing & Performance major, Columbia College) This group excelled […]

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Meet Lifeline’s Fall intern, Logan Toftness

Lifeline welcomes Logan Toftness, who is interning here through February and comes to Lifeline by recommendation of ensemble member Kevin Gawley. Logan is a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Theatre Department, where Kevin heads the Scenic & Light Design Department. Logan’s areas of interest are writing, directing and all things theater. Logan […]

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Ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric accepted into London Master’s Degree program!

All of us at Lifeline are busting our buttons over Elise Kauzlaric‘s recent acceptance into an intensive Master of Arts program in Actor Training and Coaching at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.  Elise packed her bags shortly after The Woman in White opening and will not return to us until late summer […]

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Sneak Peek Duet! (The City & The City and The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost

Because December is crowded (have you noticed how crowded it is?) we scheduled two sneak peek events at exactly the same time.   Sneak peeks are our special events for donors and subscribers where we do a little behind-the-scenes preview of upcoming shows and enjoy some wine and cheese and mingling. On the December 8th Sneak […]

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Behind the Scenes of The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost

Scott T. Barsotti is vividly remembered by Lifeline audiences as Fiver (the young rabbit whose future visions save the wandering tribe) in Watership Down. But did you know that Scott is even more well-known as a playwright than he is as an actor?  He has had plays produced in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, New Orleans and […]

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