Aug 27–Oct 31
Oct 31
Sun
Frankenstein

Berkeley, CA

Nov 26–Jan 03
Christmas Carol

virtual program

Jan 29–Feb 27
Mar 19
Sat
The Magic City

Chicago, IL

Jan–Jun 2022

2021 / 2022
date
production
location
ticketing
Nov 26—Jan 03

Christmas Carol

virtual program

In this world premiere online event created for audiences of all ages, interdisciplinary performance collective Manual Cinema takes on Charles Dickens’s holiday classic with a visually inventive adaptation made to broadcast directly to your home.   more info

Jan 29—Feb 27

Leonardo and Sam* The Play!

Chicago, IL
Chicago Children's Theatre

*THE TERRIBLE MONSTER AND THE MOST SCAREDY-CAT KID IN THE WHOLE WORLD, RESPECTIVELY  more info

Mar 19
Sat

The Magic City

Chicago, IL
Harris Theater
2 pm–3:15 pm

Manual Cinema has adapted Edith Nesbit’s 1910 novel “The Magic City” for a live, cinematic shadow puppet show. Using overhead projectors, paper shadow puppets, actors on camera and live music, Manual Cinema’s adaptation of The Magic City updates the novel with a modern retelling.  more info

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