THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER

THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER

November 7, 2018–January 13, 2019

Conceived and Directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman
From the Story by Hans Christian Andersen

Unlock this jewel-adorned music box for the whole family!

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman (Metamorphoses, Treasure Island) fashions an extravagant and exhilarating spectacle. The unlikely adventure of a little tin soldier, brimming with love and unblinking bravery, is infused with Zimmerman’s dazzling blend of storytelling through image and movement, accompanied by live musicians. Unsuspecting travelers make unexpected discoveries in this luminous tale, destined to enchant any and all of us not made of tin.

★★★★ It’s transformational, truly. So if there is one holiday show you don’t miss ...”

Chicago Tribune

Gloriously creative and terrifically engaging”

Chicago Sun-Times

An absolute gift”

Chicago Reader

An all-too-delightful sixty-minute whimsical journey”

Newcity Stage

ARTISTS

Director/Playwright
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
Lighting Designer
Co-Sound Designer/Co-Composer
Co-Composer
Co-Sound Designer
Music Director/Associate Arranger
Circus Choreographer
Dance Choreographer
Puppet Designer
Puppet Designer
Rigging Designer
Properties Designer
Stage Manager
 
 
 

FEATURING

LOOKINGGLASS ARTISTS

Lookingglass is an ensemble based company, with a dedicated group of artists composing its roster of Ensemble Members, Artistic Associates, and Teaching Artists.
CHRISTOPHER DONAHUE
Artistic Associate
SYLVIA HERNANDEZ-DISTASI
Artistic Associate
KASEY FOSTER
Artistic Associate
ANTHONY IRONS
Artistic Associate
ANDRE PLUESS
Artistic Associate
TRACY WALSH
Ensemble Member
MARY ZIMMERMAN
Ensemble Member
 

VENUE

Water Tower Water Works
821 N Michigan Ave

RUN TIME

1 hour, no intermission.

AGE RECOMMENDATION

Ages 5+

ACCESSIBILITY

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    Audio Description/Touch Tour

    Thursday, December 13
    7:30PM | Touch Tour begins at 6PM

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    Open Captioning

    Thursday, December 6
    7:30PM

REFLECT PANELS

Sunday, December 2
Adventures in Visual Storytelling
Sunday, December 9
Master Storytellers, Then and Now
Sunday, December 16
Not Just a Fairy Tale
Sunday, December 23
Behind the Scenes

Learn more about REFLECT

FAMILY DAYS

Saturday, December 1 | 1:15PM Pre-show activity, 2PM Performance
Saturday, December 15 | 1:15PM Pre-show activity, 2PM Performance
Thursday, January 3 | 1:15PM Pre-show activity, 2PM Performance
Saturday, January 12 | 1:15PM Pre-show activity2PM Performance

Find out more about Family Days

BRING A GROUP!

Groups of 8 or more save up to 20%

Learn more about group discounts or send us an email to inquire.

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