When She Had Wings
Hal and Martha Hyer Wallis Theater, Northwestern University
A fiercely determined young girl and aspiring pilot named B. has decided that she must realize her destiny to fly before turning 10. In a makeshift airplane built in her backyard treehouse she recounts the thrilling and legendary victories of her hero, Amelia Earhart. That night following a tremendous summer thunderstorm, a mysterious birdlike visitor takes up residence in her imaginary cockpit and B. wonders if the strange creature may be an incarnation of her hero and inspiration to finally take flight.
Event Cost: $10-$12.
Event Times: 7 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 24-March 10. Sensory-friendly performance March 3.