In 2016, we created a series devoted to producing stories that spark conversation. These bold productions require bigger sets, technical elements, and casts. Although our first two Signature Series productions were for ages 13 to adults, we're hoping to bring more of these productions to all ages. Be sure to let us know what you'd like to see as our next Signature Series production!

Introducing our Signature Series 2019 Production

Signature Series Tour

March 25-April 30, 2019

Staged Reading in Chicago

Sunday, September 30th, 2018 @3pm at Stage 773

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Little Bits of Light:

An adaptation of I Never Saw Another Butterfly

TIn this unique adaptation of I Never Saw Another Butterfly, playwright Amanda Faye Martin intertwines poems and artwork from children at the concentration camp Terezin with major historical events and her own family’s history. The story follows Pepicek, an optimistic Czech boy, and Werner, an isolated young man who only recently discovered he’s Jewish, during their time at Terezin. Tension builds as the camp anticipates a visit from the Red Cross and children are whisked away to places unknown. Despite the harsh reality inside the camp, Pepicek and Werner must find moments of unity, a sense of identity, and little bits of light.

Recommended for grades 4-12