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Northanger Abbey: Jane Austen Spoofs Gothic Romances; Lifeline Theatre Adds Music

Plus, we preview summer theater at Theater on the Lake, First Folio, Oak Park Festival, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, etc., etc. and highlight some free music, dance and film available

Rae Gray and Tim Chiou - H2

Remy Bumppo’s Northanger Abbey, Lookingglass’s North China Lover: Which Is True North?

Rae Gray and Tim Chiou in The North China Lover at Lookingglass Theatre Company.  Photo by Liz Lauren.

J. and K. search for a common thread between a 20th Century memoir of sex and abandonment and an 18th Century comedy of manners. Which is better adapted for the stage?


Sarah Price, Annabel Armour and Greg Matthew Anderson in Remy Bumppo’s production of Northanger Abbey.  Photo by Johnny Knight.