In addition to welcoming its audience to one convenient destination all season, Chicago's
#1 presenter of top-quality professional children's theater is thrilled to confirm three wildly imaginative productions for 2012-2013 - the Chicago premiere of a new musical version of Harold and the Purple Crayon, directed by Sean Graney (Oct. 11-Nov. 4, 2012), an adaptation of the Newberry Medal winning novel Bud, Not Buddy, directed by Derrick Sanders (Jan. 12-Feb. 24, 2013), and the world premiere of The Elephant & The Whale, created by Frank Maugeri, co-directed by Maugeri and Leslie Buxbaum Danzig
, with a script by Seth Bockley and music by Kevin O'Donnell, produced in association with Redmoon
(Apr. 10-May 26, 2013).
Co-directed by Frank Maugeri and Leslie Buxbaum Danzig
Co-directed by Leslie Buxbaum Danzig
(of 500 Clown), this epic tale invites audiences of all ages to discover the majesty of the largest animals on our planet, and a story of friendship conquering the sea itself.
Leslie Buxbaum Danzig (co-director) co-created Lucky Plush Productions' The Better Half, which premiered at MCA Chicago and tours in 2012-2013 throughout the US.
She was resident director with 500 Clown for 10 years, directed Redmoon's Hunchback at New Victory Theater (NYC), and is Program Curator for the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry at University of Chicago.