February 4, 2017 - April 22, 2017
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Celebrating first experiences, young Peter’s childhood adventures are told through shadow puppetry and movement for a visual feast in Emerald City Theatre’s 100th production! Enjoy the enchantment of a small child growing up in the big city experiencing a first snowfall, a first pet, and a first crush. Featuring the first African-American protagonist in a full-color picture book series, four of author Ezra Jack Keats’ best-selling books – including two Caldecott Award winners – are combined to bring this captivating and poignant play to life. A Chicago premiere!