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Lifeline Theatre has announced their 2018-19 season of stories brought to life from beloved classics to modern tales. This will be the final season under the leadership of artistic director Dorothy Milne.
The season opens with a world premiere adaptation of the FRANKENSTEIN, followed by an adaptation of the absurdist satire THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY, and finishes off with a world premiere adaptation of Jane Austen’s EMMA. The KidSeries season includes BUNNICULA, WE FOUND A HAT, and THE TIME WARP TRIO. Lifeline Theatre will once again produce the annual Fillet of Solo Festival, a three-week, multi-venue solo performance and storytelling festival in its 22nd year; and a concert reading series, featuring Cindy Hanson and Cheryl Norris’s COOKING WITH LARD, Dylan Thomas’ A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, Truman Capote’s A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, and Shakespeare’s LOVE’S LABOURS LOST.
Tickets and more information at 773-761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.
From the press release:
Frankenstein, September 7–October 28, 2018 (opens 9/17/18, 7:30 p.m.)
The Man Who Was Thursday, February 15–April 7, 2019 (opens 2/25/19, 7:30 p.m.)
Emma, May 24–July 14, 2019 (opens 6/3/19, 7:30 p.m.)
Bunnicula, October 20–November 25, 2018 (opens 10/21/18, 1 p.m.)
We Found A Hat, January 12–February 17, 2019 (opens 1/13/19, 1 p.m.)
The Time Warp Trio, March 16–April 20, 2019 (opens 3/17/19, 1 p.m.)
The 2018-19 Lifeline Concert Reading Series, July 18, 2018; December 5, 2018; and March 20, 2019
The 22nd Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, January 18–February 2, 2019