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2016-17 Performances:
Miss Holmes
Thumbelina
Fable-ous!
A Wrinkle in Time
Giggle, Giggle, Quack
Her Majesty's Will
Fillet of Solo 2017
Concert Reading Series
Fable-ous!
Jan 14 – Feb 19, 2017
Saturdays & Sundays at 11am & 1pm
 
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"FOUR STARS - Absolutely charming new interpretation of the Hare-Tortoise race... A treat for everyone, adults as well as kids."  –Around the Town Chicago
 
"Fable-ous! is fabulous... A family-friendly, fun-loving, heart-warming adventure."  –TheFourthWalsh.com


Harrington T. Jordan was the fastest (and most famous) Hare that ever lived Ė so how did he end up losing his race against the Tortoise? The true story starts with a wager with a devious Mouse and ends in a madcap dash through the wilds of Lion Country with a fortune in endorsements and merchandising on the line. But the fix is in, and a simple footrace soon becomes something much more complicated (and silly) as traps and predators lie in wait around every corner. Forget what you think you know about the Tortoise and the Hare and take the time to make some new friends in a world premiere comedy that turns the world of Aesopís fables on its ear.

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

A new play inspired by Aesop's fables
By Chris Hainsworth
Directed by Heather Currie


Special Performances
 
Audio Description and Touch Tour
Saturday, January 21
   Touch tour: 10:00am
   Performance: 11:00am

Open Captioning
Saturday, January 28 at 1:00pm

Autism/Sensory-Friendly Performance
Saturday, February 4 at 3:00pm

Visit our Accessibility page for more information.



FUN & GAMES FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES
 
Join us any Saturday or Sunday at noon during the run of Fable-ous! (following the 11am show, or before the 1pm show) for our Stories Come Alive! Hour.
An interactive storytelling session with on-your-feet theatre games exploring the book behind the play — all designed to make positive connections between your children and literature that will last a lifetime.
Only $5 per child for the workshop! Reservations are recommended (though not required).
Contact the box office at 773-761-4477 for more information.

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