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Carmela Full of Wishes 

January 20, 2023 February 12, 2023

From the book by Matt de la Peña, Illustrated by Christian Robinson
Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

“Carmela Full of Wishes” was Co-Commissioned by and received its World Premiere Productions at Chicago Children’s Theatre, Jacqueline Russell, Artistic Director; and The Rose Theatre of Nebraska, Matt Gutschick, Artistic Director

Carmela Full of Wishes is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by TRW Plays 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 40, New York, NY 10036. www.trwplays.com 

Directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios

It’s Carmela’s birthday, and her wish has already come true – she’s finally old enough to join her big brother as he does the family errands! As they travel through the neighborhood, Carmela finds a lone dandelion growing in the pavement. Before she can blow its puffy white fluff away, her brother tells her she has to make a wish. If only she can think of just the right wish to make. Delight in this moving ode to family, to dreamers, and to finding hope in the most unexpected places.