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Improvised Double Dare

ComedySportz Theatre | Chicago, Ill.

Watch as two teams compete against each other in tests of trivia, physical challenges, and improvisation until one team gets to undergo the ultimate gauntlet of skill - the Obstacle Course. Based on the '80s/'90s Nickelodeon game show, "Double Dare."

When: 7 p.m. Sundays
Cost: $5

The Teddy Bears' Picnic

Emerald City's Little Theatre | Chicago, Ill.

This is Emerald City Theatre's first production for ages 0-4 in it's new Little Theatre, designed as an interactive theater for the very young. The performance includes gentle sound and lighting effects that create a full sensory experience, building a simple story with the audience through repetition and participation, a shoe-free experience for parents and kids. The show lasts about 45 minutes. Runs through Aug. 10.

Cost: $14 for ages one and up, and $7 for children under one

Princess Power: A Disney Concert Celebration

Ethel M. Barber Theater | Evanston, Ill.

"Princess Power,” a music concert celebrating Disney princess songs, will be performed at Northwestern University, 2 p.m. Aug. 2 and 3. This performance will delight Disney-lovers of all ages with a cast of 12 singing songs from movies such as “Cinderella,” “Snow White,” “The Little Mermaid” and the recent smash-hit “Frozen.” To purchase tickets call the Wirtz Center Box Office at 847-491-7282 or online at

When: 2 p.m.
Cost: $15, $10 kids 12 and under

Weirdos of Oz

Annoyance Theatre | Chicago, Ill.

Offbeat and family-friendly, this puppet show brings to mind the Animaniacs and The Muppets. A show for all ages, “The Weirdos of Oz” stars a hilarious cast of humans and puppets. While the story is familiar, “Weirdos of Oz” is a fractured take on “The Wizard of Oz”, leading Dorothy and her friends through an Oz populated by unusual characters, such as a Munchkin who thinks he’s a king, a vegetable army, and a Wicked Witch who uses thuggish crows and dimwitted mice to get what she wants.

When: 3 p.m. Sundays
Cost: $12, $8 kids

Much Ado About Nothing

Midsommer Flight | Chicago, Ill.


This Midsommer Flight show runs in conjunction with the Chicago Park District from July 19-Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Performances will be st Schreiber Park, 1552 W. Schreiber Ave. from July 19-27; Gross Park, 2708 W. Lawrence Ave. from Aug. 2-10; and Touhy Park, 7438 N. Paulina St. from Aug. 16-24. For more information visit


When: 6 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays
Cost: Free

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