Stages, Sights & Sounds 2014 Photos

2014 Stages, Sights & Sounds - Press Images

The following photos are for productions/programs featured in the Chicago Humanities Festival’s international children’s theater festival, Stages, Sights & Sounds, running May 6–24, 2014 at the Chicago Cultural Center, Storefront Theater, and Victory Gardens Biograph Theater. All images are for publicity purposes only.

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The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
by Tim Watts | The Last Great Hunt (Australia)
Storefront Theater | May 10

A person standing next to a drawing of a sea diver
Pictured: Tim Watts | Photo Credit: Michelle Robin Anderson

A person holds a puppet of a sea diver
Pictured: Tim Watts | Photo Credit: Michelle Robin Anderson

A person standing next to a drawing of a sea diver
Pictured: Tim Watts | Photo Credit: Michelle Robin Anderson


Animales
El Retablo (Spain)
Chicago Cultural Center | May 1011

Colorful hats and a gloved hand
Pictured: Pablo Vergne | Photo Credit: Eva Soriano

Sheep puppet and baby bottle
Pictured: Pablo Vergne | Photo Credit: Eva Soriano


Fairy Tales
Nori Sawa (Japan | Czech Republic)
Storefront Theater | May 17–18

A person blows at a tiny house with a pig in it
Pictured: Nori Sawa | Photo Credit: Olga Sorokina

A person dressed up as a crab
Pictured: Nori Sawa | Photo Credit: Olga Sorokina


Fluff
Cre8ion (Australia)
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater | May 17–18

Three people dressed in gingham on a colorful stage
Pictured from L to R: Christine Johnston, Peter Nelson and Lisa O'Neill | Photo Credit: Sean Young

One person poses a stuffed octopus on another person's head
Pictured from L to R: Christine Johnston and Lisa O’Neill | Photo Credit: Sean Young


Kaguya: The Bamboo Princess and Other Stories
Nori Sawa (Japan | Czech Republic)
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater | May 24

A person dressed like an animal stands next to a puppet of Princess Kaguya
Pictured: Nori Sawa | Photo Credit: Shozo Kajiwara

A blindfolded person holds a puppet of Princess Kaguya
Pictured: Nori Sawa | Photo Credit: Shozo Kajiwara


Chicago Puppetolio
Storefront Theater | May 11 & 18

An assortment of puppets in a stylized house
Von Orthal Puppets | Photo Credit: Von Orthal Puppets

Projected shadow puppets
Sea Beast Puppet Co. | Photo Credit: Sea Beast Puppet Co.

Man wearing mask looks at a piece of paper
Michael Montenegro | Photo Credit: Michael Tekler

Three people dressed as people with big hands and big heads.
Blair Thomas & Company | Photo Credit: Blair Thomas & Company


Reading with Timothy Basil Ering
Storefront Theater | May 10

Timothy Basil Ering
Timothy Basil Ering

Book cover for "The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger"
The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger | Copyright © 2014 by Timothy Basil Ering. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.


Reading with Jon Scieszka
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater | May 18

Jon Scieszka
Jon Scieszka
| Photo Credit: Marty Umans

Book cover for "Battle Bunny"
Battle Bunny | By Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett. Pictures by Matthew Meyers


Lego Animation Workshop
Chicago Cultural Center | May 10

Desk with Lego bricks, camera, and lights
Photo Credit David Pickett


Shadow Puppet Workshop
Chicago Cultural Center | May 17

Projected shadow puppets
Photo Credit Audrey Boonstra