For less than the cost of a movie ticket, your child can see
some of the world's most brilliant artists at this year's Stages,
Sights and Sounds Festival April 29-May 16, Festival Curator Mary
Kate Barley-Jenkins says.
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On Barley-Jenkins' can't-miss list:
Lelavision, a husband-wife team, creates musical sculptures that
they perform on, in and around. "It's just breathtaking," she
Visible Fictions, a Scotland contribution, has created a
two-person adaptation of "Jason and the Argonauts." She says this
is one of the shows that will appeal to boys because it's physical
The Galilee Multicultural Theater, from Israel, will present
"Sofia's Drawings," a play based on the drawings of a 16-year-old
hiding from the Nazis during World War II. The drawings are woven
together with actors, puppets and videos.
"We try to take the best of the international work for young
people because that is rarely seen in Chicago, combining it with
the best of Chicago," she says.
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