Venue Details

83 Star Starred
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave. Chicago, IL 60626
773-761-4477
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from Rob

I've been attending plays at Lifeline Theater for the last 15 years. Most were brilliant, a few okay, but I've never been disappointed in a production here...until now. I was very much looking forward to seeing Wuthering Heights at Lifeline...continued

reviewed Sep 18 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Mo in Chicago

I have to disagree with the previous reviewers and give accolades to Lifeline for mounting a production of this magnitude. I went with a friend who read the book, while I have not. Here are both of our views: My friend was very pleased with how...continued

reviewed Sep 18 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Mo in Chicago

Saw it for the second time. See my previous review for more details. The only significant change was that the accents were a lot better. Great Set Design/Use of Space. Interesting Staging (Blocking)/Physical Choreography. Wonderful costumes...continued

reviewed Oct 24 2010 report as inappropriate
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“As Lifeline Theatre’s feverish new stage version of the great gothic romance suggests, this tale also can be told with an almost balletic intensity and physicality – and with enough sound and fury, yearning and emotional heat – to verge on the hallucinatory.”  –Chicago Sun-Times

Description

Inseparable from childhood, Heathcliff and Cathy believe themselves eternally bound. But when they are brutally torn apart, the resulting course of retribution provides an unflinching look into the cyclic nature of revenge and the unknowable passions of the heart. Travel across Yorkshire’s stormy moors with one of literature’s darkest antiheroes in this legendary tale of devotion and redemption. An epic love story, re-imagined as a highly physical work of powerful imagery by the award-winning adaptor and director of Mariette in Ecstasy.

A world premiere based on the novel by Emily Brontë

Adapted by Christina Calvit

Directed by Elise Kauzlaric

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