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Lyle Finds His Mother
March 22 – April 27, 2014 (No performances April 20)
Saturdays & Sundays at 11am & 1pm
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"A sensitive lens with which to explore adopted family dynamics... [and] a singing, dancing, juggling, hula-hooping, jump-roping, gymnastic showcase for five dynamic performers."  –New City
"[A] delightful musical adaptation of Bernard Waber's beloved 1974 book... Lifeline knows how to please kids and grown-ups with multileveled humor"  –Chicago Reader

Lyle loves his life with the Primms in the house on East 88th Street. But everything changes when Hector P. Valenti, Star of Stage and Screen, returns with an offer to take Lyle to meet his mother in the land of the crocodile. Should Lyle trust the devious showman? And will his adopted family understand his desire to meet his birth mother? Travel the world on a journey of hilarity and heart in this world premiere musical.

Recommended for kids 5 and up. Children under 2 are not permitted.

Based on the beloved classic by Bernard Waber
Adapted by Jessica Wright Buha
Music and lyrics by Michael James Brooks
Directed by Dorothy Milne

Excerpt from Lyle Finds His Mother. Music & Lyrics by Michael James Brooks.

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Join us any Saturday or Sunday at noon during the run of Lyle Finds His Mother (following the 11am show, or before the 1pm show) for our Stories Come Alive! Hour.
An interactive storytelling session with on-your-feet theatre games exploring the book behind the play — all designed to make positive connections between your children and literature that will last a lifetime.
Only $5 per child! Reservations are recommended (though not required).
Contact the box office at 773-761-4477 for more information.

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