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Firewriters Ensemble Scores BIG With Easy Targets

The Firewriters Ensemble at Illinois Youth Center-Chicago (IYC-Chicago) had an outstanding turnout of 85 audience members for their winter musical Easy Targets on Sunday, February 22, 2015. In addition to the twelve IYC-Chicago residents, the Ensemble also included...

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Ambassadors Circle

Members of the Ambassadors Circle, a group of Storycatchers most dedicated and generous supporters, gathered September 22 to hear Meade Palidofsky share the stories behind the songs in Teenage Tears, the newest Fabulous Females one-act musical. Joining Palidofsky for...

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Voices Change in the Streets

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. The Ensemble presented its original musical Struggling in...

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Temporary LockDown Ensemble Chases the Truth

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...

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Firewriters Preview Easy Targets, Meet Muti

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....

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Should I Answer The Call? Premiers in May

The Temporary LockDown Ensemble of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (CCJTDC) presents SHOULD I ANSWER THE CALL? on Friday evening, May, 2 and Saturday afternoon, May 3, 2014. Created from the writing of 23 resident participants in the Storycatchers...

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Misfits Take Charge in BEAUTIFUL BEASTS

In BEAUTIFUL BEASTS, a group of misfit teens' desire to take responsibility for shelter animals on a "to-kill" list changes all of their lives. Caring for these animals will help them learn the true meaning of acceptance. The Teens Together Playwriting Ensemble has...

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