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A grown-up fairy tale, Charles Dickens' masterpiece is the story of the young girl Little Nell, and her relationship with the grotesquely charming Mr. Quilp. Little Nell's grandfather keeps an old shop that sells curiosities to a disinterested London . When his attempts to improve their fortunes fail, he and Little Nell are forced to flee the wicked Quilp and in their travels come upon town fairs, Punch and Judy shows and a wax works. With Dickens' flair for character and his ability to find humor in the midst of despair, The Old Curiosity Shop examines loss while brimming with the hope of new life and the legacy each person, young or old, leaves behind.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Lookingglass Theatre, Chicago