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Thursday, April 19, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Mill Theatre

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Elmhurst University Mill Theatre


  • From the novels by Zizou Corder
  • Adapted by Marcelo Dos Santos
  • Directed by Janice Pohl

Thursday–Sunday, April 19-22, 2018 and Thursday–Saturday, April 26-28, 2018
Thursday–Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m.

When his parents are kidnapped, what’s a 10-year-old boy to do? Ask the cats, naturally—because Charlie Ashanti can speak to cats. Lionboy sets Charlie on a rescue mission that involves a floating circus, a pride of lions, and corporate intrigue. International theatre company Complicite developed the tale for the stage, based on the inventive trilogy of Zizou Corder, the pseudonym for the mother/daughter writers of several young people’s novels.

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