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THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: House Par-Tay
PlayMakers Laboratory is pleased to extend its popular online revue That’s Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay through October 5, 2020, featuring a creative line-up of stories written by elementary school students, adapted and performed by PML’s professional actors. That’s Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay streams Mondays at 8 pm CT via Patreon, with a completely new show released each week. Tickets ($2 – $4 subscriptions) are currently available at playmakerslab.org.
Now in its 19th year, That’s Weird, Grandma features adaptations of stories written during PlayMakers Laboratory’s creative writing residencies in Chicago elementary schools. PML’s ensemble of professional actors, comedians and musicians bring the young authors’ stories to life as raucous sketches, songs and movement pieces, performing first for students in their schools and then for the public. These stories – from hilarious dialogues between unlikely characters to poignant pleas for social change – resonate with adults while celebrating the imaginations of young people. Every week brings a