Storytown News

Join the Funny with a Storytown Workshop

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Community and Educational, Just for Kids, Stage 773, Storytown News, Townies | 0 comments

Girl Scouts! Girl Scouts! Come and join us for a whole Storytown day. You’ll be able to get up on stage and learn the fundamentals of improv and teamwork before the show! Register now....

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Recycled Art

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in Community and Educational, Storytown News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Storytown uses butcher paper for our backdrop every week.  Sometimes the birthday family or school takes the backdrop with them as a memento.  Sometimes we’ll cut certain pictures out so an audience member can have a souvenir of the show.  We go through so much paper. We can’t just...

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Storytown brings the magic of improv and storytelling to Mitchell School

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Community and Educational, Storytown News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hello all, As a teacher at Mitchell School, I wanted to say thank you to the moms on the Friends of Mitchell for arranging this awesome “StoryTown improv for kids” teacher experience. Many thanks as well to StoryTown and Stage773 for their generous donation toward our small school (with...

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Artist of the Week : The Purple Leaf Tree

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Community and Educational, Stage 773, Storytown News | 0 comments

Last week we got the suggestion of Paris.  While drawing the backdrop so many of our little audience drew planes and hot air balloons and rocket ships and bird planes.  We also had a special night time section of our set.  So our course our title (built one word...

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Build your own story at the library…

Posted by on Dec 10, 2015 in Community and Educational, Festivals and Events, Press and Reviews, Storytown News | 0 comments

This summer Storytown loaded up the cars and went out to the suburbs.  The Cook Memorial Public Library District were so kind to bring us out.  We had many phone calls planning the event and talking about what the families in the area would gain from the event and how...

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Be a Friend to the Friends of Burr

Posted by on Oct 24, 2015 in Community and Educational, Just for Kids, Storytown News | 0 comments

When Nancy at the Stage 773 box-office gets hand drawn cards in the mail… she instantly knows it’s for Storytown.  And every time, they bring a huge smile to our face.  This last one is from students at Jonathan Burr Elementary School.     Storytown is more than happy...

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