CLC theater performs 'When She Had Wings' Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Take to the skies this fall with the College of Lake County (CLC) theatre department's production of "When She Had Wings" by Suzan Zeder.

Performances are Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the Grayslake Campus. All tickets are $5.

"Working on this performance with such a capable and joyful cast has been a magical experience," said Director Alicia Hall. "This gem of a play shows us how powerful and transformative an active imagination can be."

B. is a fiercely ambitious young girl and aspiring pilot who has decided that she must realize her destiny to fly before turning 10. In a makeshift airplane built in her backyard treehouse, she recounts the thrilling and legendary victories of her hero, Amelia Earhart. That night, following a tremendous thunderstorm, a mysterious birdlike visitor appears, and B. wonders if this strange creature might be an incarnation of her hero and her inspiration to finally take flight.

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