Drama. By Lois Lowry. Adapted from her book by the same title.
Cast: 6m., 5w., 1 either gender. 4m., 4w. with doubling. 4 to 6 ensemble roles may be added. This fanciful and poignant play explores the power of dreams and the magical creatures that create them. An eager new dream-giver known only as Littlest One struggles to heal the hearts of an abused young boy, his grieving caregiver and his estranged mother before the haunting memories each of them carries become more than they can bear. But are the dreams Littlest One weaves strong enough to fortify and protect the fragile humans in her care? Commissioned by Oregon Children's Theatre and First Stage Children's Theater. Flexible set. Approximate running time: 90 minutes.