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The Blue House

"Riveting images."

Chicago Reader

  • Full Length Play
  • Drama
  • 70 minutes

  • Time Period: Present Day, 1910s
  • Target Audience: Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18), Children (Age 6 - 10), Young Audiences
  • Set Requirements: Unit Set/Multiple Settings

  • Performance Group:
  • College Theatre / Student, Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary
The Blue House is the story of 13-year-old Maricela, who lives in a vibrant Chicago neighborhood with a rich and sad history. Haunting dreams of strangers from another time lead Maricela to an abandoned lot where the mysterious Blue House once stood and where Maricela encounters the spirit of a mysterious African-American woman.

Told in English and Spanish, this thrilling story, set during the 1919 Race Riot and present day, celebrates the power of courage, love and forgiveness. 

REVIEWS:

"Riveting images."

 Chicago Reader

Premiere Production: Commissioned by Adventure Stage Chicago and the Chicago Children' Humanities Festival.
  • Casting: 2M, 4F

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The Blue House is the story of 13-year-old Maricela, who lives in a vibrant Chicago neighborhood with a rich and sad history. Haunting dreams of strangers from another time lead Maricela to an abandoned lot where the mysterious Blue House once stood and where Maricela encounters the spirit of a mysterious African-American woman. Told in English and Spanish, this thrilling story, set during the 1919 Race Riot and present day, celebrates the power of courage, love and forgiveness. Commissioned by Adventure Stage Chicago and the Chicago Children's Humanities Festival. Unit set. Approximate running time: 70 minutes.

$19.95