Art of Adaptation Festival – Presented by City-Lit Theatre

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

City-Lit Theatre

About the Event:

City-Lit Theatre presents 7 world premiere short adaptations in 1 weekend! 

$15 on Friday or Saturday. $20 for the marathon on Sunday
Click here for tickets, or call 773-293-3682
All Seven Plays beginning at 2:00pm on Sunday, June 2
Advice to Chicago Residents About Lead in Drinking Water
by Preston Choi

adapted from the Official Website of the United States Government


by Robert Halverson
adapted from the painting Two Sisters (On The Terrace) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Two Desperate Men

by Will Boersma
adapted from the O. Henry short story, The Ransom of Red Chief

Crazed Girls

by Terilyn Eisenhauer
adapted from the W.B. Yeats Poem, A Crazed Girl

Three Wishes
by Ryan Yapp

adapted from a collection of three short stories revolving around three wishes

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