Recommended for ages 7 and up.
THEMES: Discovery; Fables; Idioms, Metaphor, and Wordplay; Imagination; Literary Adaptation; Mathematics, Numbers, and Patterns; Perseverance; Personification; Teamwork
The cast features Taylor Blim (Rhyme and Others), Briget Diehl (Dr. Kakofonous Dischord and Others), Erinn Fredin (Milo), Jason Goff (Mathemagician and Others), Sam Haines (Demon of Insincerity and Others), Sam Krey (Terrible Trivium and Others), Maya Malan-Gonzalez (Spelling Bee/Everpresent Word Snatcher and Others), Shadana Patterson (Clock/Gatekeeper and Others), Brian Rife (Tock), Awate Serequeberhan (Azaz and Others), Zivon Toplin (Senses Taker and Others), Vahishta Vafadari (Reason and Others), Peter Varga (Whether Man/Dynne and Others) and Dominique Watkins (Humbug).
10/11: USO of Illinois Day—US Armed Forces personnel & their families can reserve up to four free tickets. Visit www.tixfortroops.org.10/11: Opening Day Autograph Session with the cast following the performance 10/26: Special Sunday performance (2 PM)
10/30 & 11/8: Post-Show Discussion
Accessibility Services and Interpreted Performances:
If you or your child require wheelchair accessible and/or companion seating, or have any other hearing or vision needs, please let us know when you reserve your tickets so that we can make sure you visit to our theatre is an excellent one. Discounted tickets are available for patrons with disabilities, and their guests.
Performances Interpreted in American Sign Language & Assisted Listening Devices:
The performances of The Phantom Tollbooth on 10/23 (10 AM) and 10/26 (2 PM) will be interpreted in American Sign Language. Call TTY (773) 325-7975.
We also offer Sennheiser Infra-red personal listening devices for each performance at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre. These assisted listening devices are available to patrons upon request.