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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Night Out: Barrel ofMonkeys at Theater on the Lake

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Theater on the Lake
2401 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 742-7994

Fee: $18.00

Age Range: 5 and up

Theater on the Lake: The Chicago Summer Theater Festival presents 8 plays in 8 weeks, showcasing a strong cross section of Chicago's rich off-Loop theater community.  Barrel of Monkeys presents That's Weird, Grandma by student authors; adapted by ensemble; Ensemble directed.  Barrel of Monkeys is an ensemble of actors/educators who create an alternative learning environment in which children share their personal voices and celebrate the power of their imaginations.  This is accomplished through creative writing workshops and in-school performances of children's stories.  The result is smart and funny, hailed by as "part pep rally, part musical theater extravaganza - and one of the most real, uplifting and engaging theatrical experiences in town."

Family friendly - recommended for ages 5 and up.

Wednesday, July 17 Programming:
Pre-Show, 6:30pm - 7:15pm:
Hang out at the B.O.M. Bandstand and enjoy Monkey Musicians play music inspired by stories. Visit the B.O.M. Stations to create your own paper bag puppet, write a story, personalize a bookmark and write your own comic strip!

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