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DONOR SPOTLIGHT – JANICE L. FEINBERG

Storycatchers first met Janice in 2017, when she decided to attend the Benefit Brunch & Performance at The Casino that year. She has been a good friend and generous supporter ever since. This...

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Behind the Music of Life’s Game

The youth of Firewriters Ensemble of the Illinois Youth Center - Chicago are eager to share their stories and artwork with audiences again. "Life's Game" will be open to the public for two...

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Word Warriors Rally Together

Before our recent Word Warriors staged reading, a youth ensemble member asked to give a welcome speech to the audience. It had been a hectic week, with several youth authors released from the...

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Support Black Futures – Shop with Storycatchers

Support Black Futures – Shop with Storycatchers

Storycatchers staff and youth compiled a list of 28+ Black-owned businesses that value representation and community. We’re celebrating brick and mortar options for Chicago locals and great online shops for our out-of-town followers. 

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History in the Making.

To celebrate Meade Palidofsky’s legacy is to admire and uphold the imagination, faith, persistence, and transformation she continuously bestows on Storycatchers Theatre young people, alumni, and...

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Donor Spotlight – Susan Bass Noel

Susan has been a close friend to Storycatchers since 2010, when she attended one of our performances at the Illinois Youth Center in Warrenville. She recalls being impressed by our partnership with...

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About the New Music in I AM NOT YOUR HOMIE

When COVID-19 responses started closing facilities in mid-March, Storycatchers Theatre staff made the decision to shift all programming to virtual meetings and performances. This pivot came on the...

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The Show Goes On.

The Show Goes On.

This time period is often described as unprecedented, uncertain, the new normal. Many have adapted to the current circumstances – social distancing, wearing masks to grocery shop, and finding a fine...

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