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Oct 4, 2019

A docudrama about the summer that ravaged a city--and remade it. Co-produced with WBEZ.

 

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CITY ON FIRE: CHICAGO RACE RIOT 1919


A co-production of WBEZ Chicago and Make-Believe Association


Written by Natalie Moore and Jeremy McCarter
Original music and sound design by...


Mar 21, 2019

Does humanity deserve another chance? A fable from the great Lorraine Hansberry about a hermit and some children at the end of the world--or the beginning.

 

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What Use Are Flowers?: A Fable

By Lorraine Hansberry

Music by Mikhail Fiksel

Sound by...


Mar 1, 2019

Odysseus, the “man of twists and turns”, goes on five new adventures, portrayed by five amazing actors. Sing for our time, too.

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Lost Books of the Odyssey
By Jeremy McCarter
Adapted from the novel by Zachary Mason
Music composed and sound team...


Feb 7, 2019

Brer Rabbit, the iconic trickster of African-American folklore, returns in new tales by the poet Nate Marshall: It’s a whole new briar patch now.

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This program is dedicated to the life of George Terrell, a storyteller and enslaved man on the Turnwold Plantation...


Jan 15, 2019

A brave girl's journey through a land of many monsters, adapted from a Mexican folktale by Nancy García Loza. Performed and recorded live in Chicago, followed by audience conversation.

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Brava
A folktale con música
Script and corrido by Nancy...