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Captioned Theater "Anna Karenina" & Dinner Outing

  • 10 Mar 2018
  • 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago + Leona's, 6935 N. Sheridan Ave., Chicago


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ALDA Chicago will be getting together to enjoy a captioned play followed by dinner on Saturday, March 10th.  The play is called "Anna Karenina" and is being performed at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, beginning at 4 PM.  Tickets for this accessible performance are $20 per person.  We plan to have dinner after the play at Leona's, about 3 blocks east of the theatre.

Everyone purchases their own tickets to the play and pays for their own meal and beverages.

Please register via our website no later than Thursday, March 8th, so that we have a headcount to give to the restaurant.

Questions? Email Joe Linder at

PLAY SYNOPSIS: As a wave of profound upheaval sweeps through Russian society, it is a time of impossible choices.  Anna is torn between raising her cherished son and languishing in a lifeless marriage, or sacrificing everything to follow her lover Alexei into disgrace.  Konstantin struggles to reconcile his existential torment with his enduring passion for Kitty.  Innocents will suffer, hearts will be broken and families will be torn apart as two couples learn that living truthfuly is no simple thing.  Travel to the palaces and farms of imperial Russia in a world premiere meditation on the complexities of love based on the 1877 novel by Leo Tolstoy.  Given 3 stars by the Chicago Tribune.

FOR TICKETS: Be sure to specify your need to sit in view of the stage and captioning screen so that you also get the discounted price of $20 per person.

BOX OFFICE: Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago; (773) 761-4477; Fax: (773) 761-4582; Email:; BOX OFFICE HOURS: Closed Mondays; Tuesday-Friday noon-5 PM; Saturday-Sunday noon-4 PM.



NOTE: STREET PARKING is available but often limited so the theatre operates a FREE shuttle service along with FREE parking for patrons who drive to the theatre.  The free parking is available at Sullivan High School, 6631 N. Bosworth Ave.  The lot is located on Greenview Ave., just south of North Shore Ave., with free shuttle service before and after the show.

If you prefer PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, take the Howard-Dan Ryan Red Line El train to the Morse Ave. station then walk 1 block south on Glenwood to the theatre.  For info on the CTA, click here or call (888) 968-7282 Voice.

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES: Patrons wishing to take advantage of any of Lifeline Theatre's Accessibility Services can click here for more info.  You may also contact Lifeline's Accessibility Coordinator, Erica Foster, directly at (773) 761-4477 Voice; Email or stop by to speak with her in person Monday-Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM.

ABOUT LIFELINE THEATRE: Lifeline Theatre is located in the Glenwood Avenue Art District, in Chicago's historic Rogers Park!

Rogers Park is a burgeoning arts destination.  Numerous music venues and several smaller theatres now dot the Glenwood and Morse Avenue corridors.  New restaurants and cafes are arriving every month.  Rogers Park is on the move and Lifeline is at the heart of the scene.  We hope to see you in the Neighborhood!

ABOUT LEONA'S--6935 N. Sheridan Ave. (3 blocks east of the theatre at the corner of Morse Ave. and Sheridan Ave.)

For 49 years, Leona's has delivered a festive Italian, hearty American menu in a down-to-earth establishment that redefines chic, trendy and stylish as honest, clean and valued.  Entrees are priced from $6-$24; pizza costs $6.50-$20.  Parking is available in the lot at Leona's.

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