Anybody's Story: 200 Years of Illinoisans and Their Stuff

An original bicentennial play by Mark Beanblossom
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

Location: 

  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Event Venue: 

Thorne Deuel Auditoriium

Event Audience: 

Family
Adult
Teen

Fee: 

$20 ($15 for SAA members/$15 for ISM members with a code)

When a lost tourist stumbles into the back room of an Illinois history museum, she discovers that there's a story behind even the smallest of artifacts. Anybody's Story: 200 Years of Illinoisans and Their Stuff is a series of vignettes inspired by the objects in the "Bicentennial & Beyond" exhibit at the Illinois State Museum - watching the play will literally be like watching these objects' stories come to life. 

Performance dates:
Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7 at 7:30 pm in historic Edwards Place, 700 North 4th St.
Sunday, July 8 at 2 pm at the Illinois State Museum, 502 S. Spring St.

Tickets are $20 ($15 for SAA members/$15 for ISM members with a code) and you can purchase them here. Please check the date listed under the title to ensure you're purchasing tickets for the correct one! You can choose a different date just to the left of the times by clicking "other dates..." and choosing it from the calendar. Museum Society Members, please contact Elizabeth at (217) 558-6696 or elizabeth.bazan@illinois.gov for the discount code. If not sold out in advance, tickets will be available at the door for Sunday's performance at the Museum.

This play is written and directed by Mark Beanblossom and produced by the Springfield Art Association of Edwards Place and the Illinois State Museum.

Anybody's Story: 200 Years of Illinoisans and Their Stuff

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