Blue Man Group is a multi-sensory experience that fuses innovative theatrical spectacle and powerful original music with hilarious comedy to create a performance experience unlike any other. One of the world's most popular theatrical productions, today's Blue Man Group is a blend of signature material that has been in the show since the opening, as well as newer passages that examine the influence of technology on today's world with a funny and perceptive look at contemporary communication vehicles.
Emerald City presents this classic story. When Wilbur is saved and sent to live on farm, he finds a new unexpected family. Follow our piggy hero as he grows from being the runt of the litter to "Some Pig" with the help of a remarkable spider, Charlotte. Performances run July 11-Aug. 17.
Performances run April 4-Aug. 15.
The musical based on the stories by Theodor Seuss Geisel and narrated by The Cat in the Hat. Performances run July 5-Aug. 17 at the Courtyard Theater on Navy Pier.
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."
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.
"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 www.wirtz.northwestern.edu.
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.
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 midsommerflight.com.