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Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave. Chicago, IL 60626
773-761-4477
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40 events
12 reviews
1 stars
Apparently they do have a parking lot a couple blocks away and run a shuttle to the theater. Call ahead to get direction to that lot, since street parking was pretty crazy.
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40 events
12 reviews
1 stars
The weather was warm.. I wore shorts and a lightweight top. However, you need to bring a jacket as it's quite cold in the theater!.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Neverwhere"
28 ratings
4.4 average rating
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5 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 30 2010

Acting was really, really impressive. Casting was perfect, and even multiple characters played by same actor was phenomenally pulled off. Obviously a very talented group of people. However, I personally did not like the plot at all. It was rather...continued

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50 events
22 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 06 2010

as always, Lifeline does so much with very little. Great costumes, creative scenery, excellent adaptation.

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Andrea L
211 events
104 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 17 2010

I felt the play dragged, the faux accents were often hard to understand, and the lighting for a great part of the first act were so dim as to be wildly soporific.

I probably would have enjoyed the script, but I never took any particular...continued

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Description

Journey to London Below, with its rogues’ gallery of liars, outcasts and assassins, on a treacherous voyage to awaken the hero within.

Bestselling author Neil Gaiman is a prolific creator of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comic books, lyrics, and drama. His works have received numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and the 2009 Newbery Medal. He is best known for The Sandman graphic novel series, his novels _Stardust and American Gods_, and his children’s books Coraline and The Graveyard Book.

Gaiman originally wrote Neverwhere as a screenplay for a six-part BBC TV series that aired in 1996, and his novel of the same name was released shortly thereafter.