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The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost
January 12 – February 17, 2013
Saturdays & Sundays at 11am & 1pm

"The best kids' show I've seen at the theater... Everything is really singing in this premiere. Barsotti's script excels beyond that of most kids' plays, crisply moving the story along while peppering in genuinely funny moments."  –Time Out Chicago Kids
 
"Lifeline Theatre’s adaptation brings us all of the excitement, suspense, and spookiness of a ghost hunt, complete with delightful characters and thrilling visuals."  –Chicago Theater Beat
 

A burglar is at large in Boogle Bay and the prime suspect is none other than the ghost of the infamous pirate Blackeye Doodle. Hungry for adventure, young Otto and Uncle Tooth set out to capture the mischievous thief and recover the stolen goods. But all is not as it seems, and soon Otto must reach out to a troubled outsider and help him learn the value of honesty and hard work. A heartwarming adventure for children of all ages, with music, swashbuckling, and spooky fun!

Recommended for kids 5 and up. Children under 2 are not permitted.

Based on the book The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost by Geoffrey Hayes
Adapted by Scott T. Barsotti
Music by Troy Martin and Matt Test
Directed by Paul S. Holmquist


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Join us any Saturday or Sunday at noon during the run of The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost (following the 11am show, or before the 1pm show) for our Stories Come Alive! Hour.

Children will get up close and personal with the book behind the play in an interactive storytelling session, followed by on-your-feet theatre games to explore the characters, plot, and themes of the book. The experience is sure to make positive reading connections between your children and books for years to come.

Only $10 per child! Parents are welcome (though not required).
Contact the box office at 773-761-4477 for more information.



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2012-13 Performances:
» The Woman in White
» Duck for President
» The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost
» The City & The City
» The Emperor's New Threads
» The Three Musketeers
» Fillet of Solo 2013
» Dorothy L. Sayers Series
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