TEENAGE TEARS, the newest Fabulous Females musical, tells the story of 16-year-old Laylah and her 12-year-old brother, Day Day, as they desperately try to find out the truth about their mother’s whereabouts. Told by their oldest sister that the mother is on a work trip, the siblings discover that she is, in fact, in jail. […]
Month: October 2014
The Firewriters Ensemble at Illinois Youth Center-Chicago (IYC-Chicago) will present a preview performance of Easy Targets, its newest original one-act musical, on October 26 at 5:30 PM. An informal reception with the cast and Storycatchers staff will follow. Admission is free. Reservations are required and can be made at www.storycatcherstheatre.org.
On August 7 and 8, the Storycatchers Temporary LockDown Ensemble (TLD) at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (CCJTDC) presented Chasing the Truth, a staged reading of work developed in a special, intensive five-week program that Storycatchers created in partnership with the Nancy B. Jefferson Alternative School at CCJTDC.
The Changing Voices Ensemble, Storycatchers’ newest program for recently released or otherwise court-involved youth, completed a four-week tour with a performance at Amundsen High School on September 30, 2014.
Portraying both humans and animals presented a creative challenge to the 2014 Teens Together Summer Touring Ensemble. The17-member youth ensemble explored movement and vocalization techniques to create each character.