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Earlier this week, Barrel of Monkeys invited writers of all ages to participate in free creative writing workshops in Millennium Park. The actors and educators at Barrel of Monkeys are now bringing the stories to life in a free show at Millennium Park (Cloud Gate). Enjoy the stories from our Millennium Park participates, along with stories written by our students in Chicago Public Schools.
We hope you enjoy the show!
14. The Bubblegum
17. The Bean
21. Work Together
Director- Brandon Cloyd
Production Manager- Cedar Larson
Music Director- Jon Schneidman
Assistant Stage Managers- Maddy Cole, Gabi Lovelace
“[PlayMakers Laboratory] made me feel happy and proud by playing games and letting me know that writing stories is a fun thing to do.”
–Alondra V., Little Village Academy