The Adventures of Pinocchio: Marionette Theater for the Family
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The last date listed for The Adventures of Pinocchio was Sunday August 28, 2011 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Chicago Shakespeare Theater - Courtyard Theater on Navy Pier:
- Full Price:
- $48.00 - $68.00
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- $28.00 - $42.00
A monarch obscured by the shadows of dementia resolves to retire, and divides his kingdom among his three daughters. The unexpected consequence of losing everything that defines him is shattering, a sobering reminder that even the most powerful can be swiftly undone. Chicago Shakespeare's contemporary production of King Lear reinforces the universality of the family's experience in the face of a parent's decline. Woven throughout the show is the hauntingly melodic music of Frank Sinatra, echoing the memories of Lear's former glory. Chicago Shakespeare Theater founder and artistic director Barbara Gaines directs this inventive staging, which stars local theater legend Larry Yando -- in his 23rd production with Chicago Shakespeare -- in the title role. Learn More
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Very nice show. We sat 2nd row stage right. Further back in front may have been better to see all the action.....There is no intermission but the length of the show was great for a 3yo. We watched a pinocchio movie before going so my son had...continued
Music and lyrics by Neil Bartram
Book by Brian Hill
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
The traditional Italian story of a wooden puppet yearning to be a real boy springs to life with inventive and awe-inspiring puppetry, transforming CST’s Courtyard Theater into a larger-than-life, European marionette stage. Carved out of wood by the lonely toymaker Geppetto, Pinocchio tumbles from one disastrous situation to another in search of adventure—only to discover that, in the end, all he really needs is an unselfish heart and the love of his father. Based on Carlo Collodi’s classic tale, this world premiere CST Family musical illuminates the bond between parents and children in a magical performance that is sure to enchant audiences of all ages!