mudpie 2018

groovy. far out. lit. 

Directed by Krista D'Agostino and John Taflan
April 20-22, April 26-29
Thursday-Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 3pm 

Mudlark’s annual celebration of Evanston youth. A series of delightful, moving, and imaginative scenes based on original stories, reflections, and poems by local kids. 


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Short Play Festival 2018

Directed by Jess Hutchinson, Leda Hoffman, Kaiser Ahmed, Mari DeOleo, Felix Mayes, Nick Thornton, and Christina Lepri
Performances: March 15 -18

A diverse group of up-and-coming playwrights and directors present six new stories that answer the question, “What does a modern-day fairy tale look like?”


reika and the wolves

Directed and Written by Aileen McGroddy
Performances: May 3 - 6, Thurs-Sat at 7pm, Sun. at 3pm and 7pm

In every bedtime story Reika was ever told, the wolf is the villain. But when she goes beyond the walls of her village, she finds that there are two sides to every story.



Directed and Written by Andrew Biliter
Adapted from the book by H.G. Wells
Performances: May 11-13, 17-20, Thurs-Sat at 7pm, Sun. at 3pm

A group of intrepid middle schoolers journeys thousands of years into the future in this modern reimagining of the H.G. Wells’ science fiction classic.

The Tempest

Directed by Will Quam
Adapted by Andrew Biliter from the play by William Shakespeare
Performances: Wednesday May 23 – Friday May 25, All shows at 7pm

Shakepeare’s immortal tale of shipwreck, sorcery, and the power of forgiveness is adapted into everyday English in this fast-paced outdoor production. 

spring 2018 season