Mockingbird

Mockingbird (mok'ing-burd)

Mar. 1 – 18, 2018

Adapted for the stage by Julie Jensen
Based on the book Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
2010 National Book Award Winner

 

"I don't do colors. It is better when things are black and white."

In Caitlin’s world, everything is black or white. Things are good or bad.  Anything in between is confusing. That’s the stuff Caitlin’s older brother, Devon, has always explained. But now Devon is gone and she’s all on her own. Caitlin wants to get over it, but as an eleven-year-old girl with Asperger’s syndrome, she doesn’t know how. When she reads the definition of “closure” in the dictionary, she realizes that is what she and her father need. In her search for it, Caitlin discovers that not everything is black and white--the world is full of colors--messy and beautiful.

Caitlin's thought processes, including her own unique brand of logic, are the star of this moving production about the differences that make us who we are.