November 5 - December 8, 2011
Honorable mention in Chicago Theatre Beat's Top Shows of 2011!
"Tom Arvetis has condensed Sharon Creech's 276-page young-adult novel—the tale of a 13-year-old abandoned by her mother—into less than two hours of stage time, and done it with remarkable skill." -Chicago Reader
"Adventure Stage Chicago bills itself as the premier Chicago theater for audiences ages 8–14, and with each new production coming out of the Noble Square theater, it's not difficult to see why." -Time Out Chicago Kids
"Walk Two Moons has a poignant, valuable message for audiences of every age. It never preaches. It teaches." -Chicago Theater Beat
"Tom Arvetis, Adventure Stage’s founder and Artistic Director, has lovingly adapted Sharon Creech’s Newberry Award winning novel into a moving, straightforward play for all ages." -Centerstage Chicago
"Don't judge a man until you've walked two moons in his moccasins."
Thirteen-year-old Sal's mother left over a year ago. When her friend Phoebe's mom disappears, painful memories of Sal's own abandonment come to the surface. Determined to find Phoebe's mother, the girls begin seeing murderous plots and schemes around every corner. Sal shares these conspiracy theories with her Gram and Gramps during a cross-country trip to confront her mother. But it is only through the telling of her friend's tale that Sal ultimately realizes that things - and people - are not always what they seem. Based on the Newbery Medal-winning novel by Sharon Creech, this play was recommended for ages 9 and up (4th - 8th grades).
We were thrilled to welcome author Sharon Screech to opening day of Walk Two Moons for a post-show discussion, book signing and ice cream social. Click here to view photos of opening day and Ms. Creech's visit.