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EHS Theater Presents 'A Monster Calls'

EHS Theater presents A Monster Calls based on the piercing novel by Patrick Ness.


The play will be on Thursday, March 12 & UPDATE: the Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m. showing has been CANCELLED. 


Conor has the same dream every night, ever since his mother first fell ill. But tonight is different. Tonight, when he wakes, there’s a monster at his window. It’s elemental, a force of nature, and it wants something from Conor. It wants the truth.


Working from an original idea by Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness crafted an acclaimed novel of love, loss and hope. Visionary director Sally Cookson devised an imaginative stage adaptation for London's prestigious Old Vic.


45 students at Essex High School will be the first company in the US to perform it.


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