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Save these dates! And check this page often for info on our parties, events and workshops.
  Questions? Call Erica at 773-761-4477, or email info@lifelinetheatre.com

August 10, 2014 Sneak Peek: Jane Eyre
August 15-17, 2014 The 13th Annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest
August 21, 2014 Bingo 'N Booze V
September 27, 2014 Open House: The Velveteen Rabbit
October 29, 2014 Concert Reading Series: Around the World in 80 Days
November 16, 2014 Sneak Peek: Fillet of Solo 2015
December 13, 2014 Open House: Lions in Illyria
December 14, 2014 Sneak Peek: One Came Home
January 9-25, 2015 The 18th Annual Fillet of Solo Festival
February 25, 2015 Concert Reading Series: A Room with a View
March 7, 2015 Open House: The One and Only Ivan
April 1, 2015 Concert Reading Series: Pride and Prejudice
May 3, 2015 Sneak Peek: Soon I Will Be Invincible
May 7, 2015 2015 Annual Gala Benefit
June 22, 2015 The Third Annual Smartypants Spelling Bee

GLENWOOD AVENUE ARTS FEST - AUGUST 15-17, 2014
This popular FREE festival (now entering its 13th year) features arts and crafts, theater, music, food and drink for the whole family on the brick streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicagoís historic Rogers Park neighborhood.

Where: Glenwood Avenue in Rogers Park
Admission: Free
Click HERE for details.


BINGO 'N BOOZE V: A 10-Buck Benefit for Lifeline Theatre
Bingo's back! Join us for food & fun, all for a great cause.

    When: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 6:30 to 9:30pm
    Where: The Glenwood, 6962 N. Glenwood Ave.

    Click HERE for more information!


THE 2014-15 CONCERT READING SERIES
Lifeline Theatre is thrilled to bring three beloved adaptations back to our stage for a limited-engagement concert reading series.

Click HERE for dates and details.


FILLET OF SOLO FESTIVAL: JANUARY 9-25, 2015
Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and former Live Bait Theater Artistic Director Sharon Evans are pleased to announce the 18th Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, running January 9-25, 2015. Lifeline Theatre is thrilled to partner with a host of local performance groups in a vibrant celebration of Chicagoís long-lived storytelling and Live Lit scene.

Click HERE for details.


Lifeline's 2015 Annual Gala Benefit
When: Thursday, May 7, 2015

More information coming soon!


The Third Annual Smartypants Spelling Bee
Friends and neighbors will throw down in a Battle of the Big Brains! A Skirmish of Scholarliness! A Pageant of Perspicacity! Only 50 may enter... only one will prevail.

More information coming soon!


KIDSERIES OPEN HOUSES
Bring the whole family and learn more about our KidSeries shows! Kids will meet the cast, watch a scene or song from the show, and experience theatre games and storytelling with one of Lifeline's teaching artists. Adults will enjoy coffee and conversation with our writers, directors, and educators and get a behind-the-scenes peek at what goes into bringing our children's stories to life.

These hour-long events are free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Call 773-761-4477 or email erica@lifelinetheatre.com.

 

Open House: The Velveteen Rabbit
Saturday, September 27, 2014, 1:00pm
Meet adaptor Elise Kauzlaric, director Amanda Link, and the cast of our world premiere musical as they present scenes and songs from the show.
RSVP by September 26.

Open House: Lions in Illyria
Saturday, December 13, 2014, 1:00pm
Meet adaptor Robert Kauzlaric, director Amanda Delheimer Dimond, and the entire cast as they present scenes and songs from the show.
RSVP by December 12.

Open House: The One and Only Ivan
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 1:00pm
Meet adaptor James E. Grote, director Dorothy Milne, and the cast of our world premiere musical as they present scenes and songs from the show.
RSVP by March 6.



SPECIAL SUBSCRIBER-ONLY EVENTS, RIGHT HERE AT LIFELINE THEATRE!
These events are for subscribers and donors only. Want to subscribe? Click HERE

 

MAINSTAGE SNEAK PEEKS
Come share wine and cheese with the creators of our MainStage shows! Itís a glimpse inside our process, as we create world premiere plays adapted from the stories you love. Previous sneak peeks have featured readings from the current draft, design presentations, stage combat exhibitions and in-depth discussions with the director and adaptor. Come inside the story!

Sneak Peek: Jane Eyre
Sunday, August 10, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm
Come talk with director Dorothy Milne, see designer sketches, watch scene snippets, and more!
RSVP by August 8 to erica@lifelinetheatre.com

Sneak Peek: Fillet of Solo 2015
Sunday, November 16, 2014, 7:00-9:00pm
Come talk with Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne about the festival, hear sample stories, and more!
RSVP by November 14 to erica@lifelinetheatre.com

Sneak Peek: One Came Home
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm
Come talk with adaptor Jessica Wright Buha and director Elise Kauzlaric, see designer sketches, watch scene snippets, and more!
RSVP by December 12 to erica@lifelinetheatre.com

Sneak Peek: Soon I Will Be Invincible
Sunday, May 3, 2015, 6:00-8:00pm
Come talk with adaptor Christopher M. Walsh, composer Christopher Kriz, and director Paul S. Holmquist, see designer sketches, watch scene snippets, and more!
RSVP by May 1 to erica@lifelinetheatre.com




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