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School Performance: Trick of the Light Theatre: The Bookbinder (KCYS)

This performance is part of the Krannert Center Youth Series, school-day performances for public, private, and home schools, grades PreK-12.

They say you can get lost in a good book. But it's worse to get lost in a bad one . . .

And so begins the magically intriguing journey of The Bookbinder, created by the inventive artists of New Zealand’s award-winning Trick of the Light Theatre. This one-person show, written by Ralph McCubbin Howell and directed by Hannah Smith, pays homage to Old World fairy tale traditions with touches of darkness, mystery, and high-stakes daring as an apprentice bookbinder gets rather too engaged in his work. Trick of the Light employs puppetry, shadow play, music, and paper art, all bound together in a mayhem-filled fable for curious children and adventurous adults.

Connects to Illinois Learning Standards in Fine Arts, Social/Emotional Learning, Social Sciences, and Science.

Recommended for grades 4 and up.
Performance length: 55 minutes

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Event Details

Studio Theatre
We Nov 06, 2019 - 10:00am
We Nov 06, 2019 - 12:30pm
Th Nov 07, 2019 - 10:00am
Th Nov 07, 2019 - 12:30pm
Fr Nov 08, 2019 - 10:00am
Fr Nov 08, 2019 - 12:30pm
$5/Ticket Payment due: We Oct 9, 2019
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