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Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave. Chicago, IL 60626
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53 events
32 reviews
8 stars
The theatre is a bit chilly (they even provide blankets)! So if you are prone to getting cold in a theatre, bring a sweater or jacket.
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12 events
2 reviews
3 stars
This theater is very small and steep; might be difficult to navigate for anyone with mobility issues.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The City & The City"
34 ratings
4.1 average rating
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Sharon Hamilton Red Velvet
87 events
31 reviews
14 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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13 events
8 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 17 2013

Enjoyable but complicated plot. Good job in unfolding the mystery, however, lots of explaining had to be done. This play appears to have been adapted from a book, and maybe this would be a better movie than a play. Clever details were used to...continued

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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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More Information



*The City & The City

*_Based on the novel by _China Miéville 

_Adapted by _Christopher M. Walsh 

_Directed by _Dorothy Milne 

About the Ticket Supplier: Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre and its artistic ensemble of writers, directors, designers and performers collaboratively develop literary adaptations and original theater. Lifeline’s innovative artistic and education programs for adults, children and families bring engaging and reflective stories to life.