Barrel of Monkeys Presents THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories for Change

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Barrel of Monkeys is pleased to present THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories for Change, an evening of stories showcasing the fascinating, poignant and often hilarious ideas students have for the change they’d like to see in their lives and their communities. The stories are created during Barrel of Monkeys’ creative writing residencies in Chicago elementary schools, where one day is dedicated to learning how to write for change. The student-written stories are then adapted for the stage and performed by Barrel of Monkeys Company members. Directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories for Change will play Mondays at 8 pm from January 22 – February 19, 2018 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at or by calling (773) 506-7140. The press opening is Monday, January 29 at 8 pm. Monday, February 12 – Theatre Week performance: Enjoy the show for $10 during this annual city-wide celebration of Chicago’s world-class theatre scene. Tickets are available at

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