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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
“I loved acting even though I am shy. Barrel of Monkeys really helped me learn how not to be shy but fun and creative.”
–Kaela W., Avondale Elementary