At The Actors Gymnasium in Evanston
Meet Prudence. She’s a bit like Cinderella, but without the shoes, fairy godmother, or curfew. Instead, Prudence has only a taste for adventure and the silver whistle left to her by her mother. On her quest to retrieve a magical mirror, Prudence meets a scheming witch, a one-of-a-kind Wazar, and that Prince everyone keeps talking about…
Prudence is a young woman who is underestimated and unappreciated by most everyone around her. When her mother passes away, Prudence is left with an unshakable sense of self, a taste for adventure, and a magical silver whistle that summons bugs, birds and beasts so that she will never be lonely. Meanwhile, the Prince is on the lookout for a bride. A witch sends Prudence to fetch a magical mirror – one that will allow whoever owns it to win the Prince’s heart – and Prudence sets off on a journey with her trusty whistle.
On a journey far south to a land where the ground moves when the wind blows, Prudence meets fantastical creatures, a powerful Wazar and the royal Prince! In The Silver Whistle, everyone is searching for something they don’t have – beauty, love, respect, or perhaps just a change from the norm.
We recommend this show for kids aged five and above.
Running time: 80 minutes without intermission
There is no late seating for this show.
Written & Directed by Anna Basile and Abby Pajakowski
Circus Choreography by Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi & Tommy Tomlins
Dance Choreography by Rosie Jo Neddy
Sound Design/Operation by Patrick Budde
Lighting Design by Justine Brock
Costume Design by Jerica Hucke
Props Design by Clara Wendland
Stage Management by Emma Horvath
Production Management by Cathering Allen
Featuring: Emilio A., Aidan B., Emma B., Milo B., Jonah D., Eva D., Molly F., Noah F., Ella G., Donovan G., Lillian G., Noam H., Griffin H., Emma I., Jeremy K., Dugan K., Mia K., Rebekah L., Maya M., Esther O., Caroline P., Rose R., Lily S., Kathryn S., Grace S., Sadie S., Leonardo V.