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Theatre for Children & Young Audiences | Chicago, Illinois

sorcerersapprenticeOpen Eye Figure Theatre’s adaptation of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice for the marionette stage is a look at youth and aging, the allure of power, and the beauty of a life well lived. Created by Michael Sommers, composed by Eric Jensen, sound design by Sean Healey, and lighting design by Michael Murnane. First produced by Open Eye in 2012, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is one of the company’s most popular shows, appealing to both children and adult audiences with its highly designed production, original score, and crackerjack puppetry.


Chicago Parent – “Puppet Festival’s” closing weekend promises beautiful, no-strings-attached fun

PerformInk – The SORCERER’S APPRENTICE Highlights the Art of Puppetry

Southwest Journal –  Intense, intelligent and collaborative: Open Eye Figure Theater opens eyes

Star Tribune – Open Eye Figure Theatre Remounts an Exquisite ‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’

Talkin’ Broadway – Regional Reviews: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Minnesota Public Radio – The Reviews are in for Open Eye’s ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’

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