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Lifeline On The Air

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Chicago’s Lifeline Theatre is known for telling Big Stories Up Close! Lifeline explores, interprets, and reimagines books and other literary works to create stories that move us beyond the margins of our own lives. With our partner Sound Concept Media, we present our new podcast, Lifeline On the Air! A new way to bring our one-of-a-kind stories even closer…right into your headphones!

Chicago’s Lifeline Theatre is known for telling Big Stories Up Close! Lifeline explores, interprets, and reimagines books and other literary works to create stories that move us beyond the margins of our own lives. With our partner Sound Concept Media, we present our new podcast, Lifeline On the Air! A new way to bring our one-of-a-kind stories even closer…right into your headphones!

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United States

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Chicago’s Lifeline Theatre is known for telling Big Stories Up Close! Lifeline explores, interprets, and reimagines books and other literary works to create stories that move us beyond the margins of our own lives. With our partner Sound Concept Media, we present our new podcast, Lifeline On the Air! A new way to bring our one-of-a-kind stories even closer…right into your headphones!

Language:

English


Episodes

Lifeline On The Air February Update

2/26/2021
Lifeline Theatre's ensamble is busy coming up with story ideas for On The Air coming up in spring 2021! In the meantime, there's a lot going on at the theater Lifeline Theatre's Fillet of Solo Festival has been extended to March 7th http://lifelinetheatre.com/performances/2020-2021/fillet-of-solo-2021/ Also, check out Stories Come Alive! AT HOME http://lifelinetheatre.com/sca-at-home/

Duration:00:02:21

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus: Part Four - Santa Claus

12/23/2020
This week we bring you the conclusion of our four part serialized adaptation of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, by L Frank Baum, best known as the author of The Wonderful World of Oz. Tonight’s installment, Part 4: Santa Claus continues his story of how he came to be who he is even as his last night on earth slips away. Under advice from the Queen of the Fairies, he had determined that all children deserve happiness, and now he had to figure out how to make toys for them all and how...

Duration:00:33:56

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus: Part Three - The Toymaker

12/18/2020
This December we bring you our serialized adaptation of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, by L. Frank Baum, best known as the author of The Wonderful World of Oz. We rejoin the story with Claus recounting the journey he took in the mortal world with Ak when he was 18 years old. Knowing how lucky he was to have lived a childhood free from worry, Claus determined to help the children of the world. He found himself snowed in for the winter with no way out of the Laughing Valley. This...

Duration:00:30:39

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus: Part Two - Manhood

12/11/2020
This December we bring you a world premiere - a serialized adaptation The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum - best known as the author of The Wonderful World of Oz. In part one, the immortals gathered to tell the story of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus so that it would be remembered for all eternity.We ended part one as Ak asked a now grown Claus to join him on his travels around the world, so Claus would have a better understanding of the world he came from. Manny...

Duration:00:32:13

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus: Part One - Boyhood

12/4/2020
This December Lifeline On The Air brings you a world premiere - a serialized adaptation of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum - best known as the author of The Wonderful World of Oz. This book tells the story of how an abandoned babe becomes a beloved icon dedicated to bringing joy to the children of the world. Sandy Snyder as Queen of the Water Sprites James E Grote as King of the Sleep Fays Andrés Enriquez as King of the Wind Demons Manny Tamayo as The Gnome King...

Duration:00:33:56

Sample of Solo: What's My Deadline? Mix Tape, London with Clark & Zoomsgiving

11/26/2020
This is the final of four podcasts in our Sample of Solo series, a selection of original fan favorites from Lifeline Theatre’s Fillet of Solo Festival. This week we present four stories: What's my deadline? - Performed by Dorothy Milne Mix Tape - Performed by Amy Sumpter London with Clark - Performed by Jay Lenn Zoomsgiving - Performed by Claudia Reilly Directed by Dorothy Milne Support Lifeline On The Air on Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/lifelinetheatre )

Duration:00:32:47

Sample of Solo: Riding a Windstorm, Meet You at the Big Rock! & In the Bleak Midwinter

11/20/2020
This is the third of four podcasts in our Sample of Solo series, a selection of original fan favorites from Lifeline Theatre’s Fillet of Solo Festival. This week’s theme is “Revelation.” Riding a Windstorm – Performed by Kurt Naebig Meet You at the Big Rock! – Performed by Betsey Manzoni In the Bleak Midwinter – Performed by Jay Lenn Directed by Dorothy Milne Support Lifeline On The Air on Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/lifelinetheatre )

Duration:00:24:30

Sample of Solo: The Homeless Ghost, An Immigration Story and Harmonizing With My Dad

11/13/2020
This is the second of four podcasts in our Sample of Solo series, a selection of original fan favorites from Lifeline Theatre’s Fillet of Solo Festival. This week’s theme is “Communication Trouble.” The Homeless Ghost – Performed by Connie Shirakawa An Immigration Story – Performed by Ligia Sandoval Harmonizing With My Dad – Performed by Andrew Stam Directed by Dorothy Milne Support Lifeline On The Air on Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/lifelinetheatre )

Duration:00:23:59

Sample of Solo: The Sword of Damocles, Spunky & Bad Bart

11/6/2020
This is the first of four podcasts in our Sample of Solo series, a selection of original fan favorites from Lifeline Theatre's Fillet of Solo Festival. This week's theme is "Things I learned in school." The Sword of Damocles - Performed by Allison Cain Spunky - Performed by Georgia Knapp Bad Bart - Performed by Dorothy Milne Directed by Dorothy Milne Support Lifeline On The Air on Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/lifelinetheatre )

Duration:00:30:10

Tales of Poe vol. IV: The Conquerer Worm & The Fall of the House of Usher

10/30/2020
This is the fourth of four programs from the deep caverns of eerie, macabre tales in time for All Hallows Eve. The Conquerer Worm - Performed by Jenifer Tyler The Fall of the House of Usher - Performed by Christopher Hainsworth Directed by Dorothy Milne Support Lifeline On The Air on Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/lifelinetheatre )

Duration:00:33:41

Tales of Poe vol. III: Annabel Lee, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Bells & Masque of the Red Death

10/23/2020
This is the third of four programs from the deep caverns of eerie, macabre tales in time for All Hallows Eve. Annabel Lee - Performed by Phil Timberlake The Tell-Tale Heart - Performed by James Grote The Bells - Performed by Elise Kauzlaric, James Grote & Peter Greenberg Masque of the Red Death - Elise Kauzlaric and Anthony Kayer Directed by Bilal Dardai Support Lifeline On The Air on Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/lifelinetheatre )

Duration:00:38:09

Tales of Poe vol. II The Cask of Amontillado, The Raven & Never Bet The Devil Your Head

10/16/2020
This is the second of four programs from the deep caverns of eerie, macabre tales in time for All Hallows Eve. The Cask of Amontillado - Performed by Peter Greenberg & Patrick Blashill The Raven - Performed by Andres Enriquez Never Bet The Devil Your Head - Performed by Anthony Kayer, Katie McLean Hainsworth & Christopher Hainsworth Directed by Christopher Hainsworth If you enjoy the podcast, please help us make more of them by supporting us at https://www.patreon.com/lifelinetheatre

Duration:00:39:10

Tales of Poe vol. I: Berenice & The Black Cat

10/9/2020
This is the first of four programs from the deep caverns of eerie, macabre tales in time for All Hallows Eve. Berenice - Performed by Bilal Dardai The Black Cat - Performed by Patrick Blashill Directed by Dorothy Milne If you enjoy the podcast, please help us make more of them by supporting us at https://www.patreon.com/lifelinetheatre

Duration:00:40:24

Introducing Lifeline On The Air!

10/4/2020
To kick off this new and exciting programming, we’ve created a series featuring stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe! Our first episode will post on Friday, October 9th!

Duration:00:02:12