"Imaginative use of puppetry and a tight, tidy set lend a hand in bringing Thurber’s colorful and droll words to life, but the biggest applause goes to the actors" –Time Out Chicago Kids
The 13 Clocks
October 15 – December 4, 2011
Sat at 1pm, Sun at 11am & 1pm
"There is a lot of adventure to be had... The story moves quickly and there are whimsical characters, magical spells, puppetry and monsters... [I] highly recommend that kids and their parents should see this show." –Chicago Stage Style
"Lifeline is the platinum standard for children’s theater in Chicago." –Chicago Theater Beat
On a faraway island, a wicked Duke has locked his niece in a high tower. When Prince Zorn of Zorna, in disguise as a wandering minstrel, learns of Saralinda’s fate, he vows to free her — even if it means traveling thrice around the moon or turning November into June. Join Zorn on an unforgettable adventure complete with puppetry and song, spies and monsters, mysterious wizards, and magic spells to be broken. A modern twist on classic fairy tales, filled with wit and humor, in a world premiere adaptation.
Recommended for kids 5 and up. Children under 2 are not permitted.
Based on the 1950 classic by beloved American writer and humorist James Thurber (Fables for Our Time, The Wonderful O), illustrated by Marc Simont
Adapted by Robert Kauzlaric
Directed by Amanda Delheimer
Excerpt from The 13 Clocks
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Join us any Sunday at noon during the run of The 13 Clocks (following the 11am show, or before the 1pm show) for our new 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.