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Lifeline’s “Northanger Abbey” is a Delightful Literary Adaptation

**** Highly Recommended ****  If you’ve never been to Lifeline Theatre, you’re missing something really special.  At Lifeline, a small (99 seats) theater in Rogers Park, every play they do – for adults and children – is their own literary adaptation.  Their absolutely delightful new production, “Northanger Abbey” was adapted by Robert Kauzlaric, with original music and lyrics by George Howe.  I give it 4 enthusiastic Spotlights.

“Northanger Abbey” runs through August 13th at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  Running time is 2 hours, 20 minutes, with an intermission.  Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm; Saturdays at 4:00 and 8:00 pm; and Sundays at 4:00 pm.  Tickets range from $20-$40.  Free parking with shuttle service to the theater is available in Lifeline’s remote lot at the northeast corner of Morse and Ravenswood.  FYI (773) 761-4477 or

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