ART OF ADAPTATION FESTIVAL
Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:30PM (Half of the adaptations)
Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 7:30PM (Other half of the adaptations)
Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 2:00PM (All adaptations)
$200 for being selected
$300 Cash Prize for Best of the Festival
Friday & Saturday $15 each
Location: City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue.
Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:30PM
Advice to Chicago Residents About Lead in Drinking Water
by Preston Choi
adapted from the Official Website of the United States Government
There is lead in the water of Chicago, but don't worry, the United States government will tell you how to protect yourself... if you can afford to.
by Robert Halvorson
adapted from the painting Two Sisters (On The Terrace) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
On a perfect Sunday afternoon, sisters Katherine and Emi pick flowers for a picnic that might never come.
Two Desperate Men
by Will Boersma
adapted from the O Henry short story, The Ransom of Red Chief
Who's kidnapped who when two desperate men realize the boy they hold for ransom turn out to be more of a nightmare than anyone could have imagined in this hilarious adaptation of O. Henry's beloved short story, The Ransom of Red Chief.
by Terilyn Eisenhauer
adapted from the WB Yeats Poem, A Crazed Girl and the documentary
Sex In A Cold Climate produced and directed by Steve Humphries.
A look inside Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, forced labor camps that existed through 1996. Who were the “fallen women” sentenced to a lifetime of repentance, and what were their sins?
Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 7:30PM
by Ryan Yapp
adapted from The Woodman's Three Wishes by Thomas Sternberg and the game Planescape Torment.
More Uncomfortable Than Wet Socks
by Jack Cummings
adapted from the Emily Dickinson poem, I'm Nobody - Who are you?
...And so it Goes
by David Finney
adapted from the transcript from the Emmett Till murder trial and the FBI report on his killing
Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 2:00PM