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Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave. Chicago, IL 60626
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40 events
22 reviews
15 stars
I wore I wore a dress with a light jacket and I wrapped myself in the blanket the theater provided to all audience members, but it was still like being inside a refrigerator. Bring a down jacket. .
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14 events
8 reviews
4 stars
I wore a sweater - the theater A/C is very strong - but they do provide blankets!.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The City & The City"
34 ratings
4.1 average rating
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Sharon Hamilton Red Velvet
101 events
36 reviews
19 stars
attended Feb 17 2013

I do not see many plays with a sci-fi theme, so this was a real treat. It was a bit slow and confusing at first, but midway through the play it really came together for me as I started understanding more about the two cities and the...continued

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 16 2013

Play was intriguing - we saw a preview, so it did not come off perfectly (a few ad libbed lines). Storyline was good - slow a little in the first act.
Theater was cold - recommend dressing warm.

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72 events
60 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 23 2013

First rate thriller. Well cast, over two hours but keeps moving the whole time. Very creative staging. If you are into science fiction, you will have no problem following the story.

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*The City & The City

*_Based on the novel by _China Miéville 

_Adapted by _Christopher M. Walsh 

_Directed by _Dorothy Milne