Theater tidbits: Lifeline Theatre, About Face, Mordine



»» Lifeline Theatre is welcoming two new members into their creative team – Robert Kauzlaric as marketing director and Lea Pinsky as the new Director of Education.  I’m sure they’ll add a lively creative energy to this remarkable theater company.  (currently playing at Lifeline: Mariette in Ecstasy)
»» TimeOutChicago is holding a contest for Stupid Kids over at About Face Theater. The theater company has gathered submissions of high  school triumphs and tribulations, and now they want you to vote on your favorite “Stupid Kids” moment! Lucky winners will get to present or perform their submissions for Stupid Kids audiences during the final week at Center on Halsted.          Click here to vote.   
See TimeOutChicago’s rave review of Stupid Kids here.
»» The Dance Center of Columbia College presents Mordine & Company Dance Theater this Thursday-Saturday (Feb 26-28, 8pm).  In honor of its 40th Anniversary (!), Mordine & Company will perform a program that symbolically acknowledges its history while also looking to its future.  As a special offer, receive a 20% discount on your tickets by entering the promotion code “Mordine 20” when ordering tickets here.


Theater Thursday – About Face Theatre’s "Stupid Kid"

Thursday, February 19

Stupid Kids by John C. Russell

About Face Theatre

Center on Halsted‘s Hoover-Leppen Theatre (

3656 N. Halsted)

stupidkidsA video dance explosion you don’t want to miss! Join About Face for some good eats, strong drinks and music from the 80s, spun by the one and only Mister Wolf, before the show. Then, jump into a chaotic remix of teen pop culture from the 80’s and today while watching John C. Russell‘s cult classic play, Stupid Kids. Finally, meet the cast after the show, right there on the set of Joseph McCarthy High! About Face Theatre invites you to this retelling of Rebel Without a Cause where nobody dies in the end and everybody falls in love.
Event begins in the lobby at 6:30 p.m.
Show begins at 7:30 p.m.
For reservations call 773.784.8565 x109 and mention “Theater Thursdays,” or visit